An Away Day
Written by Benedicte Guettier
Illustrated by Guettier Benedicte
Part of the Dad With Ten Children Series
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Shortlisted for the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 3 - 6 year old category.
An Away Day is the new title in the fantastic new The Dad With 10 Children series: a series of charming picture story books about a single father's fun and frantic daily life.
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An Away Day by Benedicte Guettier
An Away Day is the new title in the fantastic new The Dad With 10 Children series: a series of charming picture story books about a single father's fun and frantic daily life. Every day, the dad who had 10 children counted 10 little t-shirts, 10 cups on the table, 10 bowls of spaghetti and 10 goodnight kisses...until one day he finally needed a rest! Leaving his 10 children with Grandma, he set off on an 'away day' from counting. But after just 1 peaceful day and 1 quiet night, he discovers that something is definitely missing! In this delightful tale of the often overwhelming days and nights of modern parenthood, An Away Day demonstrates that, however hectic, family life is more fun when it's all for one and one for ten!
The sheer looniness of the premise the 10 children are all apparently the same age, and there's no hint of a mom will beguile young and old, and parents will feel Dad's paternal pain and passion with wry amusement. 1 dad + 10 tykes = sublime silliness. Kirkus
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More books by Benedicte Guettier
Salariya Book Company Ltd
29th January 2015
Salariya Book Company Ltd is an imprint of Scribbler
The Salariya Book Company publishes books for all ages both internationally and domestically through its imprints Book House, Scribblers and Scribo. Independent Children's Publisher of the Year 2010.
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