Green by Mark Sperring
  

Green

Written by Mark Sperring
Illustrated by Leo Timmers

3+ readers   
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This is a brilliantly witty, familiar and well-observed depiction of sibling relationships. Clive is a boy who absolutely loves green. In fact, so much so that he wears no other colour but his sister is always laughing and teasing him that he’s all sorts of green things – like a toad, a pea and even a beastly bug, but of course Clive knows differently but one day he pretends to be a crocodile and eats her sister up! The big, bold illustrations really pack a punch in this cautionary tale about getting your just desserts for teasing.

Synopsis

Green by Mark Sperring

Clive likes green. Green is what Clive likes. “Clive, you’re a cabbage,” his sister laughs.
“You’re a sprout, you’re a bean, you’re a little green pea.”
But Clive of course was none of these. A brilliantly witty, familiar and well-observed
depiction of sibling relationships.

About the Author

Mark Sperring

Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children's book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart, Snappy Birthday, Dino Mummy, Dino Baby, Dino Daddy, My Little Star, Four Silly Skeletons and I’ll Love You Always. He lives in Bristol.

Read an interview with Mark Sperring here.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Mark Sperring
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Publisher

Meadowside Children's Books

Publication date

1st March 2010

ISBN

9781845394523

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