Kipper's Snowy Day by Mick Inkpen
  

Synopsis

Kipper's Snowy Day by Mick Inkpen

Snuggle down and read this classic snowy Kipper title together. Kipper loves the snow and when he sees great white flakes tumbling down one morning, he can't wait to be out enjoying himself. Kipper's friend Tiger isn't nearly as good at snow games as Kipper is, because of his silly, woolly clothes - but they still manage to build a wonderful snowdog. A joyful book with a wintry theme, reissued for a new generation to enjoy. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail

Reviews

Warm-hearted Bournemouth Daily Echo The story is sweet ... all you want to do is drink in the detail of the unparalleled artistry Sunday Independent (Dublin) Contains all the snow-balling, sliding and snowdog-building mayhem one could wish for Evening Echo (Cork) Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike. Practical Parenting Writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen has created some of the most memorable characters for pre-schoolers, and this wonderful winter tale features cheery canine Kipper. Safeway Magazine (December 1998) Young children will be kept amused by plenty of snow and frolics. Safeway Magazine (December 1998) The story is sweet. All you want to do is drink in the detail of the unparalleled artistry. Dublin Sunday Independent

About the Author

Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen was born in Romford in 1952 and still lives in Essex with his wife Debbie and their two children. Mick is one of the most popular author/illustrators in the world, his stories have been translated into over twenty different languages and his books have sold over 4 million copies. Kipper, perhaps his most popular character of all, is now the star of his very own TV series while Wibbly Pig, Penguin Small and Threadbear continue to delight young readers - and their parents!

He began his career as a graphic designer, declining a place to study English at Cambridge University. During this period he worked with Nick Butterworth, a fellow children's author, from whom he learned design and typography. Together they developed a cartoon strip for the Sunday Express magazine, later to become a first series of children's picture books. They also worked in children's television.

In 1989 The Blue Balloon established him as a truly original voice in children's picture books, by which time Mick and his wife Debbie had two children of their own. "Without the experience of having children of my own I doubt that I would have been capable of writing effectively for children. And yet it's true that good work really springs from trying to please yourself"

Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, The Children's Book Award for Threadbear, The Parents and Munch Bunch Play and Learn Award and The Right Start Petit Filous Best Toy Award for Where, Oh Where is Kipper's Bear? Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998, and Kipper's A to Z won the silver medal in the 2001 Smarties Prize.

Fo most of Mick Inkpen's published work he is both author and illustrator. However, there is one title - WONDERFUL EARTH - that we rate highly, which he illustrated whilst Nick Butterworth provided the words.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Mick Inkpen
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Author's Website

www.hodderchildrens.co.uk/k...

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

3rd September 2015

ISBN

9781444924091


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