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Monsieur Roscoe On Holiday

Jim Field(Hodder Children’s Books) Monsieur Roscoe On Holiday, Jim Field’s latest picturebook and the first he has penned himself, is a bilingual word book which introduces French words to its young audience with each French words appears alongside its English translation. Unlike many word books however, this book follows a narrative, as Monsieur Roscoe and …

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Five Fabulous Books About People (or Fish) Who Are in Big Trouble by Jon Agee

Today, some very lucky children in Ipswich will be taking part in an event with Jon Agee as part of the The Children’s Book Show. Jon Agee is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including ALA Notable Books Little Santa, Terrific, Milo’s Hat Trick, Nothing, The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau, and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor winner It’s Only …

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FABULOUS FIVE: Steve Antony presents five fabulous books he grew up with

When I Grow Up (Scholastic)  is the product of  a rather exciting collaboration by international bestselling illustrator Steve Antony and  superstar writer comedian and performer Tim Michin. The story is inspired by the lyrics from the famous Matilda song, which was of course composed by Minchin (in case you need reminding of the song, you can listen to it …

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FABULOUS FIVE: Lucy Volpin presents five picturebooks that deal with awkward subjects

Lucy Volpin burst on the picturebook scene last year with We Love Dinosaurs! (Nosy Crow), which was followed earlier this summer with Crocodali (Templar)   We Love Dinosaurs introduced us to Volpin’s beautiful warm watercolours; with its rhythmic text and array of creatures, it is a true delight for young wannabe paleontologists. In Crocodali, young readers find …

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