Will And Squill by Emma Chichester-clark
  

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An endearing look at friendship, from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series. Will and Squill met when they were both little. They were friends at first sight and did everything together. Both mothers were horrified, and tried to keep them apart. But such a strong friendship cannot be stopped . . . can it?

Synopsis

Will And Squill by Emma Chichester-clark

Will and Squill have been friends ever since they were both tiny. Neither of their mums is happy about it. But Will and Squill understand one another, and they have great fun together. Then Will gets a kitten, and Squill gets jealous, so they quarrel.

Reviews

‘A poignant story of friendship across a divide.’
GUARDIAN

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, 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

Author

Emma Chichester-clark
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

6th April 2006

ISBN

9781842705285

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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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