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PublisherMacmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Suitable for AgesBooks for Babies and Toddlers
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CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2013
Publication date13th September 2012
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 Prize-winning Emily Gravett has hit the jackpot again with a brilliant and original picture book that will delight adults as much as children. Everyone knows that the best bedtime stories can be read again and again and again... But sometimes, patience with even the very best can run out. And what happens then? The surprise ending will delight all!
The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 shortlist:
• Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb
• Again! by Emily Gravett
• Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton
• I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
• Pirates 'n' Pistols by Chris Mould
• King Jack And The Dragon by Helen Oxenbury (illustrator) and Peter Bently (author)
• Black Dog by Levi Pinfold
• Just Ducks! by Salvatore Rubbino (illustrator) and Nicola Davies (author)
The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as 'the one they want to win' - they are the gold standard in children's literature.The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children's librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.
The winner of the 2013 Kate Greenaway Medal will be announced on Wed 19th June 2013.
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SynopsisAgain! by Emily Gravett
It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime -- there's just time for his mum to read him his favourite book. Unfortunately for her, Cedric likes the story so much that he wants to hear it again ...and again ...and again ...with incendiary consequences! A typically clever and irresistible book from a star talent.
About The Author
Emily Gravett is an author/illustrator of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as Wolves, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me and The Odd Egg. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs, Otto and Edith.
Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize-winning illustrator Emily Gravett’s distinctive illustrations are always full of wit bringing the unexpected into stories and injecting them all with delightful humour. There’s magic in Spells as a frog turns himself into a handsome prince – well, almost!, excellent advice for rabbits on how to spot the danger of wolves in Wolves, lots of useful tips on how to be braver than you feel in Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, a thoughtful exploration of how home often turns out to be best despite feelings of wanderlust in Meerkat Mail, a celebration of exuberant movement in Monkey and Me and a fresh and delightful look at Dogs.
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