A Hero's Birthday
Written by Emma Chichester Clark
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
Part of the Melrose & Croc Series
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A Hero's Birthday by Emma Chichester ClarkMelrose and Croc return in style in this beautiful picture book adventure, full of tension and drama, from the internationally renowned, award-winning author-illustrator Emma Chichester Clark. Melrose has planned a wonderful birthday for his great friend Croc: a stay at a villa by the sea, a wonderful tea and a lovely surprise. As Melrose goes out to get everything ready, Croc sits and waits, and waits. Wherever can Croc be? Finally, Croc discovers that his friend is in danger, but will he reach him in time to save him?
.com, Prima Baby online 'Full of bright detail, this is a picture book young readers could well dream about as being the next best thing to entering its pages.
'Two irresistible new characters from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series.'
'A heart-warming tale of how friendships begin... This book is a wonderful tactile experience, from the shimmery glittery cover... to the gentle watercolours inside, which are printed on the creamiest of papers.'
'It delights children but adults will appreciate the period evocation of the festive-season cities and the off-season seaside.'
'Incredibly touching story.'
'Gorgeous Christmassy story about friendship.'
'You don't have to get too sentimental to find something special...The light in the illustrations makes this book all the more magical.'
'A beautifully illustrated and heart-warming tale.'
'This author/illustrator goes from strength to strength... Mouth-watering illustrations, ideal text, two mightily engaging characters - altogether the star on top of the tree.'
About the Author
Interest Age: From 2 To 5
Emma Chichester Clark
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