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3+ Booktrust 2011 Best New Illustrators Claudia Boldt dogs friendship imagination picture books

Star Gazers, Skyscrapers and Extraordinary Sausages

Claudia Boldt(Child’s Play) Little Henrietta has plans of grandeur when it comes to what she will do when she grows up: first she wants to make ice-cream, then climb skyscrapers as well as being a superdancer amongst other things; Henrietta certainly does not lack ambition! The same cannot be said for her dog Frank, who only has one …

9+ Afghanistan asylym seekers British Books Challenge dogs friendship immigration Michael Morpurgo RHCBA awards 2011 Taliban war


Michael Morpurgowith illustrations by Christian Birmingham(Harpercollins Children’s Books) When Matt goes to spend the summer with his grandfather and his dog, he has no idea that he is very close to his friend Aman, who was suddenly taken from his home with his mother weeks ago and is now imprisoned in a nearby detention centre, Yarl’s Wood, …

3+ Christmas dogs Father Christmas Holly Surplice humour Lissa Evans picture books

Smudger the Dog Saves Christmas

Lissa Evans (text) & Holly Surplice (illustrations)(Red Fox) It’s Christmas Eve and Smudger the Dog finds himself thrown out of the house after taking an unwelcome interest in the preparations. While investigating the garden in his own special way, he makes a rather unusual encounter when unexpected guests drop in the garden. Forced to step in for …