Hermelin The Detective Mouse by Mini Grey
  

Hermelin The Detective Mouse

Written by Mini Grey

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Shortlisted for the 2015 UKLA Book Awards 3-6 years Hermelin is a noticer. He is also a finder. The occupants of Offley Street are delighted when their missing items are found, but not so happy to learn that their brilliant detective is a mouse! What will happen to Hermelin? Will his talents go unrewarded?

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Hermelin The Detective Mouse by Mini Grey


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Like a good brie, you feel Hermelin will only improve with age. -- Alex O'Connell The Times

Grey's work is intricate and stylish, the images often as wordy as the narrative itself. -- Lorna Bradbury The Daily Telegraph

Grey's pictures are nostalgic, comic, decorative and dramatically composed, and invite budding detectives to pay attention. -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week

It's rare to find such a talented illustrator who can tell a gripping, original tale so effortlessly. The Times, Children's Book of the Week

Fans of Grey's work will once again relish the hectic pace of her storytelling, its humour, its intertextual allusions, its typographical playfulness and its general layout. -- Robert Dunbar Irish Times

About the Author

Mini Grey

Mini Grey studied sequential design at Brighton University before launching her first picture book, Egg Drop, in 2002. Trained in puppet making, set design, welding and carpentry, Mini’s style has an unconventional flare and instantly recognizable quirkiness. Her picture books include Traction Man is Here, Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog, Biscuit Bear, Egg Drop and The Pea and the Princess. Amongst numerous nominations & prizes, Mini has won the Smarties Book Award and the Kate Greenaway Prize for The Adventures of the Dish & Spoon.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 7 years

Author

Mini Grey
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Author's Website

minigrey.com/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9781849415620

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