Three By the Sea by Mini Grey
  

Three By the Sea

Written by Mini Grey

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Shortlisted for the prestigious Sheffield Children's Book Award 2011

Prize-winning illustrator Mini Grey tells a tender and thought provoking fable about friendship. Cat, Dog and Mouse live happily together; while Cat does the housework, Dog tends the garden and Mouse does the cooking, creating a wonderful fondue every night. But, one day, a stranger turns up and makes the three look at their life anew. Do Cat and Mouse really want a garden filled only with bones? Do Cat and Dog really want to eat fondue every night? It’s an unsettling time but, reconsidering after the upheaval, the three friends discover that life has got better. As ever, Mini Grey makes the most imaginative use of her pages to tell a story in both words and pictures.

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Three By the Sea by Mini Grey

In a house by the sea there happily live a dog, a cat and a mouse. Well, happily enough until a stranger knocks on the door one night, offering them each a special free gift. Who is this mysterious salesman blowing into their little world and turning it upside-down? And can their happy home survive his trouble-making gifts?

About the Author

Mini Grey

Mini Grey studied sequential design at Brighton University before launching her first picture book, Egg Drop, in 2002. Trained in puppet making, set design, welding and carpentry, Mini’s style has an unconventional flare and instantly recognizable quirkiness. Her picture books include Traction Man is Here, Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog, Biscuit Bear, Egg Drop and The Pea and the Princess. Amongst numerous nominations & prizes, Mini has won the Smarties Book Award and the Kate Greenaway Prize for The Adventures of the Dish & Spoon.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Mini Grey
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Author's Website

minigrey.com/

Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

30th September 2010

ISBN

9780224083621

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