Written by Michelle Robinson
Illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
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Everyone will enjoy this epic tale of true love and steadfastness, no less heroic or inspiring for starring a pair of woolly socks! Sosh and Suki are made for one another and their life on a fresh pair of feet is idyllic, until Sosh spots something that fills him with dread – a little hole in Suki’s big toe. The dire warnings from old sock Big Bob seem to come true when Sosh wakes up alone, but he’s determined to find his other half. Author and illustrator both go to town, creating a fabulously funny and inventive story of true sock love, with a surprise ending that will leave everyone smiling. Great fun, and the sock drawer will never be the same again! ~ Andrea Reece
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Odd Socks by Michelle Robinson
Suki and Sosh love their life. Each day they go to work together on their pair of feet, and each night they snuggle together in their sock drawer. But then disaster strikes: Sosh spots that Suki has a hole. Darn it! Sure enough, his warm, woolly wife starts to unravel, until one day Suki is nowhere to be found. The rest of the underwear warn him not to go it alone - no one likes an odd sock. But Sosh swears to find her.
This picture book tells a story of love lost and found... From the tactile textured socks on the cover to the romantic reunion in the toy chest, children will be tickled and adults will say aaah . -- Nicolette Jones Sunday Times
This rhyming love story is inspired... A delight. Daily Mail
Everyone will enjoy this epic tale of true love and steadfastness... Author and illustrator both go to town, creating a fabulously funny and inventive story of true sock love, with a surprise ending that will leave everyone smiling. -- Andrea Reece Lovereading4Kids
This book provided a perfect opportunity to explore important ideas such as love and loss, kindness and meanness, happiness and sadness. TES
Told with excellent rhythm and tongue-in-cheek humour... Delightful. -- Marilyn Brocklehurst The Bookseller, Bookseller's Choice
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Andersen Press Ltd
5th January 2017
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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