The Perfect Percival Priggs by Julie-Anne Graham
  

The Perfect Percival Priggs

Written by Julie-Anne Graham
Illustrated by

RRP £11.99

Synopsis

The Perfect Percival Priggs by Julie-Anne Graham

Percival Priggs wants to be the perfect child in order to please his seemingly perfect parents.But even when Percy gets his family into a mess of a situation, his parents' love for him remains absolute perfection.

Reviews

The mayhem itself is solid slapstick, and the buildup is well-paced... Decidedly delightful. --Kirkus Reviews Graham's sweetly odd characters, goth-lite vibe, and gift for exaggeration may remind readers of offbeat fare such as Coraline or James and the Giant Peach... [R]eaders will come away recognizing the value in not letting the perfect be the enemy of the good, as well as investing energy in pursuits one actually enjoys. --Publishers Weekly This story is witty and reassuring and features brilliant visual details. --Horn Book Guide Reviews Hilarious details are scattered cleverly throughout this story, which is sure to become a favorite. --Foreword Reviews The mixed-media illustrations create a world that is quirky yet familiar as Percival learns about acceptance. --Skipping Stones magazine

About the Author

Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Julie-Anne Graham is a graduate of the MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Just like Percy, she has many loves, and she dances, doodles, stitches, and makes stories in London, England. She would love to win awards for jelly juggling and dragon taming.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Julie-Anne Graham
More books by Julie-Anne Graham

Publisher

Running Press Kids an imprint of Running Press,U.S.

Publication date

26th May 2015

ISBN

9780762455065


Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****