An Angel Just Like Me by Mary Hoffman
  

Synopsis

An Angel Just Like Me by Mary Hoffman

When Tyler and his family are putting up the Christmas decorations, Tyler takes a look at the Christmas-tree angel, and asks, Why are they always pink? Aren't there any black angels? It's a question that no one can answer - not even his friend, Carl. And when Tyler starts combing the shops for a black angel, there are none to be found. But, late on Christmas Day, a surprise delivery from Santa convinces Tyler that there are angels just like him.

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Unusual, entertaining and beautifully illustrated in watercolour Bookseller The lifelike watercolour illustrations and sensitive text combine to make a thoughtful story Nursery Projects A wonderful story that gently explores race issues 100 Best Books

About the Author

Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category.

Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have been followed by Shakespeare’s Ghost and now The Ravenmaster’s Boy. She runs a widely-read blog called The History Girls: http://the-history-girls.blogspot.com

Mary is an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association (CILIP) and lives in Oxfordshire.

Photo by Jess Barber (©Jess Barber)

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Mary Hoffman
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Author's Website

www.maryhoffman.co.uk

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

11th September 2007

ISBN

9781845078744


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