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The Covers of My Book Are Too Far Apart

Paperback

A ground-breaking, myth-busting and very funny picture book about books and reading, from an experienced author and illustrator combo.

Vivian French MBE explores some of the fibs we tell children and children tell us about reading and books in a fun picture book illustrated by Nigel Baines. From excuses like 'I haven't got time to read' to misconceptions about those who struggle with reading, The Covers of My Book Are Too Far Apart (and other grumbles) turns negatives on their head and celebrates the right we all have to access story, and the wonders of the printed page.

RRP: £6.99 Out of stock

ISBN

978-1-78112-602-8

Publication Date

03-03-2017

Format

Paperback

Pages

32 pages

Dimensions

210x297mm

Product Description

A ground-breaking, myth-busting and very funny picture book about books and reading, from an experienced author and illustrator combo.

Vivian French MBE explores some of the fibs we tell children and children tell us about reading and books in a fun picture book illustrated by Nigel Baines. From excuses like 'I haven't got time to read' to misconceptions about those who struggle with reading, The Covers of My Book Are Too Far Apart (and other grumbles) turns negatives on their head and celebrates the right we all have to access story, and the wonders of the printed page.

Author

Vivian French, Illustrated by Nigel Baines

Vivian French MBE was first published in 1990 and has since published over 270 titles, including Tales from the Five Kingdoms. Together with Lucy Juckes, Vivian founded Picture Hooks in 2013, a project that supports emerging illustrators.||Nigel Baines has worked for many years as a book designer and children’s books illustrator. Series he has illustrated include Yuck! by Matt and Dave (S&S) and Hank Zipzer by Henry Winkler (Walker). Do Igloos Have Loos? by Mithcell Symons was winner of a Blue Peter Book Award in 2011. He lives in St Albans.