The Best Gift of All by Jonathan Emmett


The Best Gift of All by Jonathan Emmett

This is a charming animal story about the wonderful gift of friendship. It's autumn, and the weather is so awful that Mole hasn't been able to visit Rabbit for days. He's just beginning to worry about her, when suddenly he thinks of a clever plan. He doesn't have to go out in the rain at all - he can dig a tunnel! With his friends Squirrel and Hedgehog behind him, Mole digs his way into Rabbit's burrow and finds her in bed with a terrible cold. Hedgehog and Squirrel dash off to get presents for her, but Mole has already brought her the best gift of all - he's brought her friends.


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About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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32 pages
Interest Age: 2+


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Publication date

7th September 2009



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