Gilbert the Great (Board Book)
Written by Jane Clarke
Illustrated by Charles Fuge
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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.
Award-winning illustrator Charles Fuge’s Gilbert is a charming picture book character – despite being a great white shark! The story of his touching friendship with Raymond the Remora is delightfully retold in this handsome board book version.
Gilbert the Great (Board Book) by Jane Clarke
'From the time Gilbert the Great White Shark was a tiny pup, Raymond the Remora stuck to him like glue. Raymond was always on Gilbert's side.' Then one day, Gilbert wakes up to discover that Raymond has gone. Mrs Munch does everything she can to help her little shark come to terms with his loss and - slowly but surely - Gilbert learns to smile a wobbly smile through his sadness. He knows that Raymond will always be in his heart and, when mum takes Gilbert to the wreck, a chance meeting helps him find happiness once more. Jane Clarke's heart-warming story, exquisitely illustrated by Charles Fuge, is funny and sad in equal measure. Gilbert the Great will touch anyone who has experienced the pain of losing a friend or the joy of making a new one.
"..this is a book to share.. Gilbert really is great." - The Bookbag
"Tenderly told... A cosy and witty picture of shark life" - Guardian
About the Author
More books by Jane Clarke
Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
9th June 2011
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