Spotty Lottie and Me
Written by Richard Byrne
Illustrated by Richard Byrne
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Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, March 2016 Stuck at home with chicken pox, Joey needs a spotty friend to play with. Surely leopard, giraffe, snake, cheetah or even ladybird would all be fun to play with? But no one wants to play with Joey! Every animal takes a look at his spots and runs! Luckily Lottie has got spots too. Joey and Lottie have lots of fun playing together and, when they are spot-free, they return to the park to play with the animals. Will everyone want to play now? It looks like it until they take a close look at Joey’s face! A great story with a surprise ending. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for March 2016
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
Spotty Lottie and Me by Richard Byrne
Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Beetle Boy by M. G. Leonard
What the Ladybird Heard Next by Julia Donaldson
Spotty Lottie and Me by Richard Byrne
Joey has chicken pox and has to stay at home. But being ill is boring. His mother tells him he can play with a friend, but only a spotty friend as he is infectious, so he sets off to search for one. Will Joey find anyone to play with who isn't scared of his spots?
A great story to read to poorly little ones, stuck at home in bed. Richard Byrne's illustrations are detailed and interesting - his first two picture books were nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Great story with a surprise ending. Lovereading, Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month
Playful sense of humour. The finale is a real hoot. Red Reading Hub Blog
Enormous, energetic, colourful illustrations. The perfect ingredients for a great read. EYE
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by Richard Byrne
Andersen Press Ltd
3rd March 2016
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
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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