Since Dad Left by Caroline Binch, Ruth Miskin


Since Dad Left by Caroline Binch, Ruth Miskin

Sid is cross. He doesn't understand why his mum and dad don't live together anymore. Sandra, his mum, arranges for him to spend some time with Mick, his dad, but Sid doesn't want to go. But Mick slowly wins him over, and by the time he returns to his mum, Sid feels he really has a dad again.


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About the Author

Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. To visit Caroline's website click here

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Caroline Binch, Ruth Miskin
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Publication date

2nd March 2000



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