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Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble

Written by Polly Faber
Illustrated by Clara Vulliamy
Part of the Mango and Bambang Series

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September 2016 Book of the Month Polly Faber and Clara Vulliamy’s Mango and Bambang stories are perfect for newly independent readers. There are four funny, entertaining stories in each collection, short enough to be read easily in one go and full of lively two colour illustrations. Tapir Bambang is a character that children will understand and immediately love: well-meaning if frequently baffled by the human world around him, he tries his best to do the right thing. Meanwhile, his best friend Mango is always there to love and take care of him because, as the stories in this volume explain, they’re real family now. Warm, reassuring, with a true innocence and charm, these are very special little stories indeed. ~ Andrea Reece

Bambang is following in the footsteps of Paddington Bear and readers will also enjoy the Harper stories by Cerrie Burnell.

Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Daniel Bisland, age 9 - 'This book has four stories that are related to each other. My favourite story is about chess...I really liked the pictures in this book because they were really good.'
  • Erica Motoc, age 10 - 'This book is great fun, easy to read and split into mini stories full of adventure. I really liked the tapir and I would recommend it to everyone!'
  • Annabelle Cassidy, age 8 - 'This book is a really fun book, full of excitement and laughter. I want to read the whole series!'
  • Rob, age 6 - 'A lovely book about a tapir called Bambang, and his friendship with Mango, a little girl.  I liked this book.'
  • Rob’s Mum - 'It is perfect book for a bedtime story. We have found the chapters, four in total, to be the perfect length for this activity. I would whole-heartedly recommend this lovely book to anyone.'

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Synopsis

Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble by Polly Faber

When a small but mischievous tapir guest comes to stay with Mango Allsorts and Bambang in the busy city, things soon get into a rather troublesome tangle. Tiny Tapir Trouble is Book Three in this delightful series for younger readers.

Here is a trailer for the first in the series Mango & Bambang: The Not-A-Pig.

Reviews

One of my very favourites, the delicious Mango and Bambang return in a third collection of stories, along with a rather mischievous mini tapir. The Bookseller

About the Author

Polly Faber

Polly Faber is a children's book blogger and volunteer reading helper through the charity Beanstalk. With her family, she looks after her very own tiny free library outside their house in North London. Mango & Bambang is her first series of books for children.Clara Vulliamy was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, The Ruskin and the Royal Academy. She is the daughter of the celebrated author-illustrator Shirley Hughes and began illustrating picture books when she had her own children. She has since written and illustrated many stories, sometimes collaborating with her mother. She lives in Twickenham, with her husband and their daughters, Leah and Martha.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
144 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Polly Faber
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Author's Website

pollyfaber.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9781406361483

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