Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate by Caryl Hart

Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate

Written by Caryl Hart
Illustrated by Leigh Hodgkinson


Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate by Caryl Hart

When Kate P Green goes for tea with the Queen, she gets more than she bargained for in this hilariously anarchic look at the tricky subject of table manners. Although this book won't teach your child perfect etiquette... This wonderfully wacky, rhyming story will provide you with the perfect starting point to discuss manners and mealtimes - all delivered with a healthy dose of humour and fun.


Always a well-read and enjoyed book in the library and at home. * The Sheffield Star * A fun and cheeky guide to the tricky subject of table manners. * Sunday Express * A totally satisfying experience. The illustrations are stunning. * School Librarian * Fun rhyming couplets in a tale of manners mayhem. * Angels and Urchins * Hilariously anarchic * Focus (Kentish Gazette) * The chaos within the pictures is a perfect foil for the witty rhyme. * Carousel * As much a salutary tale for adults who insist on children displaying good manners ... as a great picture book for young readers ... Funny and cheeky ... The chaos within the pictures is the perfect foil for the witty rhyme * Carousel * Fun and cheeky * Sunday Express * Simple and stunning ... a totally satisfying experience * School Librarian * Always a well-read and enjoyed book in the library and at home * The Star *

About the Author

Caryl Hart

Caryl is a full time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and is shortlisted for a third. She lives in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes.

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32 pages


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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

6th May 2010



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