The Really Abominable Snowman by Valentina Mendicino
  

The Really Abominable Snowman

Written by Valentina Mendicino
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A laugh-out-loud funny story about Milo, a lonely and misunderstood abominable snowman, who will try just about ANYTHING to make some friends so he can share his delicious cupcakes.

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The Really Abominable Snowman by Valentina Mendicino

Legend has it, that high in the Himalayas, lives a stinky, hairy, gruesome, child-eating ...ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN! But, actually, Milo (as his mother calls him) is the very opposite - he's sweet, he's lavender-scented and he loves making cupcakes. He's definitely NOT abominable. If only everyone else could see that, too ...poor Milo is so lonely. He tries everything he can possibly think of to make a friend - he gets a makeover, he tries tweeting and he even tries putting his face IN a book but ...to no avail. Until, he spots something perfect: a meet-up group for misunderstood creatures! Will Milo FINALLY find a special someone to share his cupcakes with?

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delightful, inventive, manic ... A tale of energy and persistence - seasonal necessities. -- Kate Kellaway The Guardian Laugh-out-loud story about a misunderstood abominable snowman who will try anything to make friends -- Fiona Noble Bookseller Children's Guide

About the Author

Valentina Mendicino studied illustration and animation at the European Institute of Design in Milan. Since 2005, she has been a freelance illustrator, working in Milan for several advertising agencies. She decided to leave Italy and move to England where she obtained an MA in children's book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. This experience changed her life and she discovered a whole new dimension in the art world, leading her to her first published book. She now works and lives in south west London, SW20. Visit her at http://chigaia.blogspot.co.uk

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Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Valentina Mendicino
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Publication date

5th November 2015

ISBN

9781406361070

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