Flying Lemurs by Zehra Hicks
  

Flying Lemurs

Zehra Hicks

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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Absolutely fabulous lemurs fly through the air across bold, brightly coloured pages in this exuberant picture book! The littlest lemur worries that he’s not actually good at jumping, but his family remind him of all his talents – which allows for hilarious pictures of him playing the recorder upside down and throwing custard pies – and he’s encouraged to complete an amazing jump. It’s a very funny and reassuring story carried brilliantly through Zehra Hick’s stylish and lively illustrations. Apparently she created them using bamboo, and there’s certainly a wild and jubilant abandon to it all that will transmit to readers. Delightful! ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Flying Lemurs by Zehra Hicks

Everyone in the lemur family is good at jumping - even Grandma, whose speciality is being shot from a cannon. Everyone, that is, except the littlest lemur. He just can't do it, no matter how hard he tries. But there are so many jumps to choose from, surely he will manage one, and be able to take his rightful place on stage with the rest of the troupe? Flying Lemurs is a charming, comic story for would-be acrobats everywhere.

Colourful, bold, and bursting with energy, this is visual storytelling at its best from the talented author/illustrator Zehra Hicks. You'll be rooting for the little lemur from the start as he gradually overcomes his fears and finds his true calling in style.

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The lemur family is beautifully depicted in the pictures which pack a series of actions onto each page. Parents in Touch

About the Author

Zehra Hicks

Zehra Hicks is an exciting new name in children's picture books. She has a First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art from Northumbria University and completed a Book Illustration course at Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2009, the same year in which she was Highly Commended in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Picture Book Illustration. The Boy Who Hated Toothbrushes is her debut picture book. Zehra has a professional background in design and her vibrant line and strong sense of composition mark her out from the crowd, making her a real one to watch. She lives in Epsom with her husband and their little boy.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Zehra Hicks
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Author's Website

www.zehrahicks.com/

Publisher

Two Hoots an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

14th July 2016

ISBN

9781447286622

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