<a href="http://shAll I saw on the cover of this was Inkpen, and associating that as I do with Mick, I was very happy to add it to the library haul. But in this one he's not actually the illustrator, that's Chloe, and the style is very different. Not better or worse, just different. There's more in the pictures somehow, which is good when you've got a little girl … [Read more...] about Zoe’s Christmas List. Mick and Chloe Inkpen.
I think the first Katie Cleminson book we read was Otto the book bear. We are rather fond of Otto. So the name Cleminson meant I picked up Box Of Tricks without a second look. It didn't disappoint. A gentle story of a girl who receives a magic box for her birthday, and magics all of her birthday presents, entertainment and party out of it. The joy of this is in the … [Read more...] about Box of tricks. Katie Cleminson
I want my hat backis a wonderful picture book by Jon Klassen, highly recommended and I think either award nominated or winning. The pictures are very simple - the bear from the front cover appears throughout the book in pretty much the same pose, and the dialogue is differentiated by being in different colours. Simple story, bear has lost hat, bear looks for hat, bear finds … [Read more...] about I want my hat back. Jon Klassen.