A Big Day for Migs by Jo Hodgkinson

A Big Day for Migs

Written by Jo Hodgkinson

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Shy Migs begins school worrying about how he will ever have the courage to join in. Perhaps dressing up will help him? Donning a hat, a cloak and some boots Migs transformers himself into a super-hero. Now he doesn’t mind joining in! But Migs is too super-charged. No-one wants him to play. Luckily, Migs comes up with a new plan that makes everyone happy. School turns out to be fun after all!


A Big Day for Migs by Jo Hodgkinson

It's a big day for Migs - he is starting school! He is looking forward to it, but he is also feeling a bit apprehensive, until, that is, he finds the perfect thing to help him overcome his shyness.


Exuberant illustrations perfectly complement the pacey rhyming text. Quirky characters are a delight and the riotous scenes are packed with amusing details and visual jokes. There is excitement at every turn of the page. Books for Keeps

Vivaciously illustrated and full of colour, energy, rhyme, animals and magic, this is a story with all the right ingredients to make it a favourite. EYE

Praise for The Talent Show:

'This rollicking, rhythmical tale is a heart-warming treat! Red House Children's Book Award'

About the Author

Jo Hodgkinson studied Illustration at the University of Wolverhampton. She won first prize in the Emerging Talent category of Cheltenham Illustration Awards celebrating narrative illustration. Following several years teaching Art at Istanbul International Community School, Jo has returned to the UK and is currently living in Worcester.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Jo Hodgkinson
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2014




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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