To Mum, with Love by Vivian French, Dana Kubick


To Mum, with Love by Vivian French, Dana Kubick

It's Mum's birthday. Stanley wants to give her a present, but he can't think of anything. His older brother Rex is giving her flowers, his older sister, Queenie, is giving Mum a tin of her favourite toffees, and his biggest sister, Flora, is making a cake. Stanley doesn't have any money and his mud cake goes all wrong - will he ever find the right present to show his love?

About the Author

Vivian French is a professional storyteller as well as an acclaimed children's author. Her many picture books include Please, Princess Primrose; A Song for Little Toad (shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize); A Christmas Star Called Hannah and a retelling of A Christmas Carol. She is also the author of the Read and Wonder non-fiction picture books Caterpillar Butterfly (shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award); The Apple Trees; Spider Watching; and Growing Frogs. Vivian lives in Edinburgh and Bristol. Dana Kubick studied at the New York School of Visual Arts and has designed many well-known greeting cards, collectable porcelain mugs and plates, and even teddybear-shaped ice-cream wafers! She says of To Mum, With Love, I fell in love with Stanley and felt considerable sympathy for the little guy. He tries so hard but things don't always go right for him. Fortunately, his imagination saves the day. Dana lives in London.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 2+


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Publication date

3rd March 2003



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