Limelight Larry by Leigh Hodgkinson

Limelight Larry

Written by Leigh Hodgkinson

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Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011.

This fabulously stylish, contemporary and witty book about the pitfalls of showing off is another gem from the amazingly talented Leigh Hodgkinson. This book is brilliantly illustrated with style and sparkle. There's even an amazing super-super-shiny foil page that shows Larry off at his very best. This book will delight readers time and time again.


Limelight Larry by Leigh Hodgkinson

Limelight Larry is delighted when he finds an empty book - he can be the star of the story! Then a whole host of storybook characters arrive and Larry - much to his outrage - is pushed out of the limelight ...


Praise for Leigh Hodgkinson:

"Smile! is an irresistible picture book...It's a bright, uplifting story about family life with fantastic illustrations - and sure to engage young children." The Bookseller

"Absolutely delightful " Angels & Urchins

"A totally satisfying experience. The illustrations are stunning." - School Librarian on Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate!

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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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

2nd September 2010




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