Banana! by Ed Vere
  

Banana!

Written by Ed Vere
Illustrated by

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Shortlisted for the prestigious 2008 Greenway. Monkey tries every trick he can think of to get the Banana he craves. How will he do it? Parents and toddlers alike will be delighted by Monkey's tricks and satisfied by the way that he learns that saying 'please' will get him what he wants!

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Banana! by Ed Vere

Getting what you want can be tricky, especially if you don't ask in quite the right way. Follow one little monkey's journey through many emotions as he tries every trick in the book to get hold of his friend's banana, until he finally hits on the magic word - please! Using only two words, this is a fantastic introduction to the value of manners and compromise for young children. Packed with humour, colour and exuberance, this is a brilliant observation of toddler behaviour.

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'Terrific humour and surging energy.' Guardian

About the Author

Ed Vere

Booktrust Baby Book Award winner 2009 for Chick

Greenway Medal nominee and World Book Day Illustrator 2009

Ed Vere studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1999. He is published in both England and the US. Ed is also a painter, working from his studio in East London and is represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles. After a year and a half living in Barcelona, Ed now lives and works in London.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
26 pages
Interest Age: From 3 To 6

Author

Ed Vere
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Author's Website

www.edvere.com/

Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2008

ISBN

9780141384443

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