No More Kissing! by Emma Chichester Clark
  

No More Kissing!

Written by Emma Chichester Clark
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
Part of the Mimi and Momo Series

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018 A must-have for all who hate being kissed! Momo the little monkey hates kissing. He hates other people kissing each other but, most of all, he hates being kissed himself! But when Momo has a new baby brother, by mistake he suddenly discovers the wonder of KISSING! Beautifully illustrated, this is a highly entertaining and touching family story. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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No More Kissing by Emma Chichester Clark

Synopsis

No More Kissing! by Emma Chichester Clark

'I wish no one had invented kissing.'

Momo doesn't approve of kissing. He especially doesn't like being kissed. So he sets out on a campaign to stop it. But then his brand new baby brother arrives and he changes his mind!

Reviews

The abundant humour will strike many chords with young children. The Bookseller

Another delicacy from this brilliant writer and illustrator, which goes to the emotional heart. The Independent

A must-have for all who hate being kissed! Beautifully illustrated, this is a highly entertaining and touching family story. -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading4Kids

A funny and moving story all about kissing! Perfect for little boys and girls, whether they stand sweetly for kisses or hide under tables and then, if caught, wipe them off quickly! The Bookbag

Subversive appeal. Tablet

About the Author

Emma Chichester Clark

Emma Chichester Clark studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for various magazines including New Scientist, Cosmopolitan and The Sunday Times, for publishers and advertising agencies as well as teaching art for several years, and has also illustrated numerous book jackets.

In 1988 she won the Mother Goose Award for her first book, Listen to This!, an anthology compiled by Laura Cecil. She also won the Kate Greenaway medal in 1988. Since then, she has become internationally known, illustrating writers such as Roald Dahl, Peter Dickinson, Anne Fine and Margaret Mahy. Emma was the first winner of the newly created Grinzane Junior Award for I Love you, Blue Kangaroo.

Emma was born in London but raised in Ireland. She started drawing "just about as soon as I could hold a pencil. But I could never find enough paper and my mother wouldn't let me use her Basildon Bond. So secretly I used to tear the blank pages out of her grown-up books and draw on them and make my own little books."

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Emma Chichester Clark
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2018

ISBN

9781783445851

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo 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.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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