Arthur and the Meanies by Jan Fearnley
  

Synopsis

Arthur and the Meanies by Jan Fearnley

How do you play with an elephant? Well, if you're Tiger, Cheetah, Monkey and Peacock, you don't. Tiger growls that Arthur is too heavy for hopping, and Cheetah is very unkind when Arthur asks to hold the string on his beautiful new kite. But when it starts to rain, suddenly everybody wants to be Arthur's friend - as long as he will do as he's told and shelter them from the storm. This is a beautifully crafted picture book complete with a gentle an satisfying moral.

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[Arthur and the Meanies] is an excellent story to launch a discussion of what constitutes a real friend and why friendship should not be 'conditional.

--MyShelf.com

About the Author

Jan Fearnley

Jan Fearnley is a popular author and illustrator whose three Mr Wolf picture books are much loved and have sold over 100,000 copies in the UK alone. She won the AOI Gold Award in 2002 for Mr Wolf and the Three Bears. She has written and illustrated several other picture books for Egmont, including Little Robin Red Vest, A Perfect Day for It and Just Like You. Jan lives in New Malden, Surrey with her husband.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Jan Fearnley
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Author's Website

www.janfearnley.com/

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

5th July 2010

ISBN

9781405253802


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