Fast and Furry Racers: The Silver Serpent Cup by Jonathan Emmett
  

Synopsis

Fast and Furry Racers: The Silver Serpent Cup by Jonathan Emmett

Today the town of Furryville's a very noisy place, crammed with crowds of creatures getting ready for a race. The air is filled with honking horns and engines revving up, as racers take their places for the Silver Serpent Cup! This delightful rhyming picture book with detailed, lively illustrations will delight children everywhere - especially those who like reading about cars and 'things that go!'

Reviews

'With its clever, addictive rhymes and vibrant illustrations, this is a book to read aloud ... and return to time and time again!'

'Packed full of alliteration and other tongue-teasing phrases to test the reader-aloud, this story unfolds at breakneck speed.'

'Children who love vehicles of all sorts (and that's most of them) will revel in the detailed, lively illustrations'

'Brilliant illustrations and non-stop action make this a race you won't want to miss.'

! book blog 'A face-paced joy

'a madcap story about a race ... the illustrations creating a sense of nervous anticipation and fury to reach a goal, never mind how. It is utterly brilliant!'

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website www.scribblestreet.co.uk

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jonathan Emmett
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Author's Website

www.scribblestreet.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th May 2015

ISBN

9780192738622


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