Our Twitchy by Kes Gray
  

Our Twitchy

Written by Kes Gray
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Our Twitchy by Kes Gray

Twitchy and his family eat carrots and live in a burrow just like an ordinary rabbit family. But one day Milfoil the cow and Sedge the horse decide to tell Twitchy they are not his real rabbit mum and dad. Twitchy is so upset he is convinced that he must turn himself into a horse or a cow so Sedge and Milfoil will still love him. So he pegs up his ears like a cow's and makes his tail long like a horse's; and he moos and he neighs just like his adoptive parents. But Milfoil and Sedge don't want him to change. They love him just as he is, as much as if they were his real mum and dad. And they always will!

Reviews

Gray deftly balances emotions in this entertaining and ultimately reassuring story. . . . McQuillan lends a sense of movement to her sunny paintings with very deliberate brushstrokes, lines and dabs that create appealing textures, and make her charming animal portraits and pastoral scenes pop. -- Publishers Weekly, starred

This touching story will amuse readers as they, along with Twitchy, discover that being in a family is about love and acceptance. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Kes Gray

Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) and the Daisy series (Random House). As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos(Random House), Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Kes Gray
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Author's Website

www.kesgray.com/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

5th August 2004

ISBN

9780099434191


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