My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh by Nick Sharratt
  

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh

Written by Nick Sharratt

3+ readers   

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Packed with glorious patterns of stripes and spots, this book also contains a clue on each spread as to the nature of the little boy's obsession - from a pink elephant toothbrush-holder in the bathroom to a bun in the cafe! A firm family favourite from award-winning illustrator Nick Sharratt.

Synopsis

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh by Nick Sharratt

Mum is crazy about spots - spotty clothes, spotty wallpaper, spotty games like dominoes; Dad loves stripes - stripy suits and stripy ties, stripy humbug sweets. No wonder they make their son laugh - mind you, they think that he's funny in his grey patternless clothes. When they go to the safari park, Mum goes wild about the big cats, while Dad enthuses over the zebras.

Reviews

'Delightful.' - Sunday Times

About the Author

Nick Sharratt

Nick Sharratt is an established illustrator who lives and works in Brighton. He has won many awards including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award (1996, 1997, 2000 and 2001), the Red House Children’s Book Award (1997, 2001 and 2003), the Smarties Book Prize (2000), the Kate Greenaway Medal (2003) and the Blue Peter Award (2003).

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Nick Sharratt’s big and bold illustrations leap off the page and delight very young readers with their cheerful simplicity. The sounds of lots of different noises are celebrated in Toddle Waddle as a toddler takes a simple stroll to the end of the pier and lots of others follow, greedy animals tuck into delicious plates of food at the lovely meal where manners don’t matter in Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
28 pages
Interest Age: From 3 to 5 years

Author

Nick Sharratt
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2012

ISBN

9781406331851

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