Colin and the Wrong Shadow by Leigh Hodgkinson
  

Colin and the Wrong Shadow

Written by Leigh Hodgkinson
Part of the Colin Series

3+ readers   
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A stunning picture book from a wonderfully talented new children’s artist. Colin the cat is a very appealing protagonist, but he has a problem. Somebody has borrowed his shadow and given him someone else’s. Join Colin as he tracks down and then negotiates with the borrower – a mouse of all things to reclaim his shadow.

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Colin and the Wrong Shadow by Leigh Hodgkinson

Colin wakes up one day from a snooze to find that he has the wrong shadow! No one will take Colin seriously any more. The other cats all laugh at him and the beaky birds don't even look up from their bath! Then Colin solves the mystery - Vernon mouse had switch-swapped shadows with Colin as Colin's cat shadow gives him confidence and makes him feel important. Can Colin persuade Vernon to switch-swap back and show his new friend that everyone is important?

Reviews

'Endearing story with pictures that burst with pattern'

'a beautiful picture book, with a thoughtful story'

About the Author

Leigh Hodgkinson

Leigh is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA-award winning animated series, Charlie and Lola. She is also an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, who is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up and daydreaming. Among her many brilliant picture books is Don’t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate, written by Caryl Hart, which won Highly Commended in the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award, Picture Book Category. Leigh lives and works in Sussex and is married with two children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Leigh Hodgkinson
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Author's Website

www.wonkybutton.com/

Publisher

Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

3rd September 2009

ISBN

9781846166297

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