Storytime: The Special Guest by Jodie Parachini, Steve Smallman, Caroline Pedler
  

Synopsis

Storytime: The Special Guest by Jodie Parachini, Steve Smallman, Caroline Pedler

Zebra can hardly contain his excitement when he receives a dinner party invite from Lion - the king of the jungle! Elephant on the other hand is more sceptical about Lion's motives. She sets out to prevent Zebra from going to the party, but Zebra thinks Elephant is jealous because she hasn't been invited! Elephant tries to keep Zebra busy and in the meantime the invitation blows across the savanna...leading Porcupine and Rhino to believe it is addressed to them. Lion is less than impressed when the wrong guests arrive at his party. When clever Elephant disguises herself as Zebra, Lion also ends up very squashed and confesses all. Zebra is truly sorry for how he treated his friend Elephant and is grateful to her for saving his life. Part of the series Storytime. Beautifully illustrated, QED Storytime introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories. Discussion points for parents and teachers are also included.

Reviews

'The Special Guest is a humorous and entertaining story which is great for introducing a range of themes to a reader.'

About the Author

STEVE SMALLMAN has been illustrating children's books for almost 30 years and writing his own stories for slightly less. He also teaches illustration workshops in schools, including mural-painting. He is the winner of the 2009 Sheffield Children's Book award. Steve is the author of Smelly Peter the Great Pea Eater (Winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2009) and The Lamb Who Came for Dinner(Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award and read by Meatloaf on CITV's Bookaboo). When he's not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening and walking in the countryside.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Jodie Parachini, Steve Smallman, Caroline Pedler
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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

15th April 2015

ISBN

9781784930387


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