A Big Day for Migs! by Jo Hodgkinson


A Big Day for Migs! by Jo Hodgkinson

This is a big day for Migs - it's his first day at school! He is looking forward to it, but he is also feeling a bit scared, until, that is, he finds the perfect thing to help him overcome his shyness...his own superhero costume! A perceptive, warm and funny book for all children about to start school.


Perfect... illustrations that make you feel safe, warm and a little excited about this new experience. EYE Exuberant, energetic illustrations. Wonderful for a child about to start school or to share in a nursery setting. School Library Journal Fun new addition... that ticks all the boxes. Perfect for the whole school year. The Bookbag Wonderful... will reassure those starting school as well as those already attending. Books for Keeps Exuberant illustrations perfectly complement the pacey rhyming text. Quirky characters are a delight and the riotous scenes are packed with amusing details and visual jokes. There is excitement at every turn of the page. Books for Keeps ***** REVIEW

About the Author

Jo Hodgkinson studied Illustration at the University of Wolverhampton. She won first prize in the Emerging Talent category of Cheltenham Illustration Awards celebrating narrative illustration. Following several years teaching Art at Istanbul International Community School, Jo has returned to the UK and is currently living in Worcester.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Jo Hodgkinson
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Publication date

2nd July 2015



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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