Written by Catherine Rayner
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Shortlisted for the 2012 Kate Greenaway Medal.
The Judges said: The depiction of the animal characters is superb, with Solomon the archetypal naughty toddler. The use of colour is exquisite throughout, and the book has a real sense of vibrancy and energy. There's such variety in the layout but the images follow on from each other perfectly.
Prize-winning illustrator Catherine Rayner fills her pages with big animals. This time it is Solomon the crocodile with great big teeth who wants to play - but Solomon’s idea of play is rather different from everyone else. Solomon charges and stalks - “Uh oh” - no one wants to play with him! But then someone turns up who wants to play just like Solomon… An entertaining book about different kinds of play.
Solomon Crocodile by Catherine Rayner
Poor Solomon is looking for some fun but no one wants to play. The dragonflies tell him to buzz off, the storks get in a flap, and the hippo? Well, the less said about the hippo, the better! But then somebody else starts causing trouble...and for once it is not Solomon. Could it be the perfect pal for a lonely crocodile? This is a snappy, happy, stunning new book from the award-winning Catherine Rayner.
Praise for Ernest:
"The illustration in this book is simply gorgeous" - Daily Mail
"Catherine Rayner's illustrations are, as always, simply brilliant" - Literacy Time Plus
"Catherine's drawings of the large moose and his small friend with their ever-changing expressions are wonderful" - The Scotsman
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
1st March 2012
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