Ever So Ever So by Kes Gray


Ever So Ever So by Kes Gray

Mum and Dad brought Susan home today. Everyone thinks she's ever so wonderful and ever so cute...But I'm ever so not sure! A delightful companion to Baby on Board by the same author / illustrator team. Perceptive and fun, this story explores the impact of a new baby's arrival home on the older sibling.


Very well observed sibling rivalry and loads of clever humour Evening Echo (Cork) Manages neither to preach nor scare and finishes with a cheeringly positive resolution The Guardian ...sharp and expressive... cheeringly positive. THE GUARDIAN Funny, familiar tale of managing of sibling rivalry Bournemouth Daily Echo ...bright, colourful and modern... Writing Magazine Very well-observed sibling rivalry and loads of very clever humour in this entertaining sequel to Baby on Board. Cork Evening Echo Reviews for BABY ON BOARD Delightfully conceived picture book about baby development, with gloriously witty text. The pages grow in surface area with each passing month. - Achuka A funny, colourful, and clever book that will provide perfect entertainment for young children. - Amazon Funny and relevant for young children - The Daily Telegraph - '...the exuberantly chaotic Ever So, Ever So is equally notable for its sharp observations and thoughtfully sympathetic portrayal of the range and depth of a young child's emotions.

'... notable for its sharp observations and thoughtfully sympathetic portrayal of the range and depth of a young child's emotions.'

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

19th May 2005



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