The Big Dark by John Prater
  

The Big Dark

Written by John Prater
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Synopsis

The Big Dark by John Prater

Little Chinoo the Eskimo is fed up. It's too cold to play outside and the Big Dark is everywhere - all the time. Then one morning, Chinoo and his parents set out on a long journey. On the way, Chinoo meets a cuddly little polar bear, a furry wolf cub and a gallumphing baby walrus, all wanting to play! But each time, Chinoo's parents tell him to hurry up or he'll miss it. What can it be? At the end of his long journey, Chinoo is rewarded with the glorious spectacle of the rising sun. Now, he can play outside whenever he likes!

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Utterly charming Daily Express A lovely winter story -- June Edwards Sunday Tribune Enchanting Newbury Weekly News

About the Author

John Prater studied art in Portsmouth and Brighton and worked as a teacher for many years before turning his attention to children's books. His first book, On Friday Something Funny Happened, was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award in 1982. John Prater lives in Horndean, Hampshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

John Prater
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Publisher

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

Publication date

4th October 2007

ISBN

9780099487524


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