Mabel and Me - Best of Friends by Mark Sperring
  

Mabel and Me - Best of Friends

Written by Mark Sperring
Illustrated by Sarah Warburton

3+ readers   
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Mabel and Me are an unlikely couple of friends to outsiders but that doesn’t matter because they just are each other’s very bestest, bestest of friends. It is hard to define exactly why but, when they meet first a Famous French Photographer and then a Prima Ballerina, they know that they will stand up for each other through thick and thin!

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Mabel and Me - Best of Friends by Mark Sperring

Meet Mabel and Me in this hilarious picture book, as they explore what puts the 'best' in 'best friends'! Mabel and Me are strolling down a strolly street, when Mabel asks a Hugely Harrowing and Diabolically Difficult question about why Me thinks they are best friends. Join this oddest of odd couples in their very first adventure to discover the answer - but be prepared for a large dose of mistaken identity along the way! Mark Sperring's sparkling text is a rollicking read-aloud that delights in language and rhythm and is perfectly complemented by Sarah Warburton's terrifically warm and witty illustrations.

Reviews

'Mabel and the gloriously engaging Me explore the meaning of friendship in a modern-day comedy of errors. Funny and original with gorgeous illustrations.' BOOKSELLER 'S CHOICE, THE BOOKSELLER

Praise for The Sunflower Sword by Mark Sperring:

'Captivating and memorable - my favourite picture book of the season.' BOOKSELLER'S CHOICE, THE BOOKSELLER'

About the Author

Mark Sperring

Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children's book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart, Snappy Birthday, Dino Mummy, Dino Baby, Dino Daddy, My Little Star, Four Silly Skeletons and I’ll Love You Always. He lives in Bristol.

Read an interview with Mark Sperring here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 4

Author

Mark Sperring
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

4th July 2013

ISBN

9780007468355

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