Crispin and the Best Birthday Surprise Ever by Ted Dewan


Crispin and the Best Birthday Surprise Ever by Ted Dewan

Crispin is going to have the most super special birthday ever. He's going to the Cheezy Mouse Birthday Bonanza and all his friends are invited! On the big day everyone is happy and excited, until ...they get stuck in truly the worst traffic jam ever. At last they pull into a roadside cafe. It doesn't look very exciting, but perhaps Crispin's birthday hasn't been ruined after all ...


This is a wonderful comedy of excess Independent Another exuberant and humourous picture book from Ted Dewan, full of detail and fun. Good to read aloud The School Librarian As well as offering genuine child appeal, Dewan portrays a bleak picture of contemporary urban life strewn with litter TES

About the Author

Ted Dewan

Ted Dewan grew up in Massachusetts where he became a science teacher, but moved to London in 1988, making a living from drawing and playing the accordion. His picture book, Crispin, the Pig Who Had It All, won the Blue Peter Award and was an Honour book for the Kate Greenaway Award. The Bing books were first published in 2003.

Ted and his wife, author/illustrator Helen Cooper, live in Oxford.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

3rd May 2007



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