Molly and Her Dad by Jan Ormerod
  

Molly and Her Dad

Written by Jan Ormerod

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Who is dad? Molly’s dad is far away and she can only dream of him. When he does come to see her Molly has to rethink her mental picture of him. Adapting to the real Dad takes time but it is worth it! And he soon more than lives up to the dreams she has of him. A wonderfully warm-hearted story about family adjustment.

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Synopsis

Molly and Her Dad by Jan Ormerod

Molly is not quite sure what her dad is like. He lives a whole plane ride away. But when he comes to visit, Molly begins to find out. He calls her ‘my little Mollymaloola!’, sings silly songs and tells funny stories. He even eats stinky cheese! At first Molly thinks he is rather strange, but soon discovers that she and her dad are like peas in a pod.

Molly and Her Dad is a story of modern families, of the unfamiliar becoming familiar, fathers and the overarching theme of a child wanting to belong. Jan Ormerod employs fun, humour and tenderness in the telling. Carol Thompson’s illustrations provide a buoyancy and childhood approach.

About the Author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod (1946 - 2013) grew up in the fifties, in a series of small towns in Western Australia, with her three older sisters. As a child she drew constantly and compulsively, inspired by beautifully drawn schoolgirl annuals from England and secretly acquired American comics that were forbidden by her parents.

Her books have largely been a celebration and savouring of the positive experience of parenthood she truly had not anticipated–the fun, the warmth, and the love. Jan was acutely aware that picture books are almost always shared by the child and a caring adult.

She published more than 50 picture books in her lifetime, won many honours and awards, and her work is published in more than 20 countries.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Jan Ormerod
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Publisher

Little Hare

Publication date

1st April 2008

ISBN

9781921272974

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Publisher Profile

Little Hare is an imprint of Little Hare

logo Little Hare Books is a delightful small book publisher that was launched in Sydney in 2001 by Mary and Rod Hare, with the aim of producing quality children's books that would appeal to children internationally. Little Hare is also known for commissioning and nurturing top Australian authors and illustrators, and there is now a strong demand for Little Hare books in the independent book trade and libraries worldwide, due to their heralded originality and sense of freshness.

Publisher's Website

www.littleharebooks.com/


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