Utterly Lovely One by Mary Murphy
  

Utterly Lovely One

Written by Mary Murphy

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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This celebration of a baby's loveliness overflows with warmth, playful humour, energy and love. It is a perfect read-aloud book that simply oozes affection and positivity and celebrates every person, every animal, for who they are. The message of love is both personal (a parent's love for a child) and universal (a love for all living things), making the book seem both intimate and all-embracing. Fresh, light artwork, large format and soothing, lyrical text really make this title special and a wonderful gift.

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Utterly Lovely One by Mary Murphy

Oh my yummy one, my utterly lovely one! Look at you, so gorgeous! So opens a glorious song from parent crane to adored and adorable little cranelet...and with every turn of the page the song draws other species into the circle of love.

About the Author

As a child, Mary Murphy was a constant reader. Her favourite books included Mary Poppins, Peter Pan and Tom’s Midnight Garden. She also loved any stories about animals. Mary was the third of six children.

Mary lives in Galway, Ireland, and describes herself as "fairly outdoorish, but not sporty". She loves walking, swimming, reading and cycling. Mary studied Illustration and Design in Dublin before freelancing as an illustrator. She has always written for pleasure, and soon began developing ideas for children’s books following the antics of characters she had already visualised. A technique she sometimes uses is to draw the character in different situations, and then see what follows on from there.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Mary Murphy
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th August 2011

ISBN

9781406328202

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