Albert and Little Henry by Jez Alborough
  

Albert and Little Henry

Written by Jez Alborough

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Albert loves making up stories, and his mum and dad love listening to them. But when his baby brother Henry arrives, no-one seems to have time to listen to stories any more. With everyone fussing round Little Henry, Albert feels smaller and smaller. Fortunately Mum and Dad notice and Albert gets to tell his special story. This little snapshot of family life is the perfect book for parents and children to share, with lots to talk about especially after the arrival of a new sibling. Jez Alborough’s illustrations are warm and expressive as ever and the characters will become household favourites. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Albert and Little Henry by Jez Alborough

The perfect picture book for a family preparing for a new addition, Jez Alborough is at his best when putting himself in a young child's shoes. Albert is not a little puppy any more, Albert is a big dog! But when his baby brother Henry comes along, something very strange happens ...he starts to feel small.

Discover how Albert learns to feel big again in this adorable tale about new siblings, from the award-winning author of Hug.

Reviews

It's a simple tale well told with charming pictures. -- Alex O'Connell The Times This little snapshot of family life is the perfect book for parents and children to share, with lots to talk about especially after the arrival of a new sibling. Jez Alborough's illustrations are warm and expressive as ever and the characters will become household favourites. -- Andrea Reece Love Reading 4 Kids Enchanting illustrations, full of warmth and vibrancy, bring to life a story that will win the hearts of children and parents everywhere. A big and powerful message in the tale of one small dog... Lancashire Evening Post Albert is sure to find a place in the hearts of any family facing the potential emotional upheavals of a new baby. -- Jill Bennet Red Reading Hub This little snapshot of family life is the perfect book for parents and children to share, with lots to talk about especially after the arrival of a new sibling. Jez Alborough's illustrations are warm and expressive as ever and the characters will become household favourites. -- Andrea Reece Love Reading 4 Kids A comforting and warming story, with comforting, warming illustrations. A new Jez Alborough picture book is always a treat, and this will delight his existing fans and create lots of new ones. It's just right for a young child struggling with the arrival of a brother or sister, and will appeal well beyond that demographic. Aside from its other qualities, it is a celebration of the power of stories. The School Librarian The story is very simple, and it is very easy to read. Kennel Gazette

About the Author

Jez Alborough

Jez Alborough was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey in 1959. As a young boy he was always very creative but it was not until a guest bought him a box of crisp white paper, some pencils and a rubber that he expressed his creativity in drawing. As Jez says "It was an act of support and encouragement which I have never forgotten. The identity of this guest remains to this day a mystery. I like to think he was my guardian angel."

Jez is very much in demand for storytelling events for children, as well as speaking about his work to librarians and teachers.

He lives in London with his wife and enjoys playing the guitar and walking along the river.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Jez Alborough
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Author's Website

www.jezalborough.com/

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd July 2015

ISBN

9781406357509

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