Big Wig by Colin West
  

Synopsis

Big Wig by Colin West

A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers from author-illustrator Colin West, with a friendly text and stylish two-colour illustrations. Big Wig is part of Walker Starters, the wonderfully fun and friendly series for beginner readers.There once lived a giant called Big Wig, who always wore a bright ginger wig. One day, a gust of wind blows Big Wig's precious wig off his head, and carries it far, far away...This is a charming story with a brilliant twist at the end, told through a range of writing styles, including hand-lettered speech and thought bubbles. The illustrations, which appear on every page, are lively and stylish, and play an active part in helping children understand the text.

Reviews

...this book is for all ages and many abilities...not to be missed! The School Librarian

About the Author

Colin published his first collections of nonsense verse in 1975, shortly after graduating from The Royal College of Art, and since then has written over 60 children's books. His talent for off-message, anarchic laughter has brought him many fans, including America's Children's Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt, who calls him a master of the art of humorous poetry for children. Colin lives in Battle, East Sussex. Visit his website at www.colinwest.com

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Colin West
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd February 2003

ISBN

9780744590173


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