The Gotcha Smile by Rita Phillips Mitchell


The Gotcha Smile by Rita Phillips Mitchell

It's Clarine's first day at her new school and she hopes to make lots of friends. But somehow things just don't go right, until Grandpa lets her into a special secret ...This vibrant multicultural book, with its heartwarming story about starting school and making friends, is perfect for sharing with young children.


A real gem... There's an important message here - and it's beautifully written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, with pictures by Alex Ayliffe that are simple and touching. The Guardian

About the Author

RITA PHILLIPS MITCHELL was born in Belize but has lived in the UK since the 1960s. She is a retired primary head-teacher, who has also taught EFL. Her other picture books include One for You, One for Me and The Gotcha Smile.

She lives in Essex.

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32 pages


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Publication date

4th January 2007



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