Fine As We Are by Algy Hall

Fine As We Are

Written by Algy Hall

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In his first picture book, author and artist Algy Craig Hall has crafted a gentle, charming, and witty story that shows exactly what it means to be a good big brother. Thoroughly delightful illustrations - many featuring a deluge of tiny frogs leaping, dancing, somersaulting, and flying across the page - add to the joy.


Fine As We Are by Algy Hall

Little Frog was living happily with his mum on the pond—just the two of them. Then some strange things began to happen: blobs of black spots appeared in the water, which grew squiggly tails and started swimming. Before too long it’s very clear: mum has a multitude of new frog babies. How will Little Frog ever cope?


An enjoyable introduction to a situation children can find puzzling and stressful. Headteacher Update An amazing multitude of active frogs make for an immediately striking book, with a charming story. School Librarian Algy Craig Hall's clever and insightful story transforms an older sibling's apprehension into excitement, and reinforces tjheir position in the family unit. The moral of the tale is that there is no love lost when new siblings arrive, rather a new and important position within the family as a role model. Multiple Matters

About the Author

Algy Hall earned a degree in Economics and Politics from Warwick University and followed this ten years later with an MA in Children’s Book Illustration. When Algy is not illustrating he works as a financial journalist for the Investors Chronicle. Fine As We Are is Algy’s first book for children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 To 6


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Boxer Books Limited

Publication date

5th February 2009




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