That's Mine! by Jennifer Northway


That's Mine! by Jennifer Northway

William is fed up with the attention his little sister gets. His mother can't watch him climb at the playground because Emma is crying, Emma sits in his old highchair at dinner and she wants to play with his boat in the bath. But William is determined she won't share his special cuddly toy, Spotty Cat. But when William comes home from playgroup one day, Emma is not well and will only stop crying if William hugs her. William remembers that he had Spotty Cat to hug when he wasn't well and decides that maybe Emma too will feel better if she cuddles Spotty Cat. This heart-warming story is rich with detail that all young children and their parents will recognise, making it an ideal for discussion about sharing. From the author/illustrator of Lucy's Rabbit, Lucy's Quarrel, Get Lost, Laura and See You Later Mum.


The illustrations are beautifully executed in gentle watercolours and emotions are portrayed well on the characters The illustrations capture beautifully the children's fury, frustration, bewilderment - and tenderness - when it comes to younger siblings. Nursery World Jennifer Northway prefectly shows the emotions of children as they learn how to share their precious things with younger siblings. Nursery Education Presented in a positive manner which will provide opportunities for families to talk about the issues covered. The detailed pictures will allow children to spot toys and games they own and to recognise themselves within the story. Books for Keeps This book will be appreciated by parents and children alike for its relevant detail and heart warming illustrations. School Librarian

About the Author

Jennifer Northway has written and illustrated a number of acclaimed picture books. Her book Get Lost, Laura! was shortlisted for the Smarties Award. In addition to her own work, Jennifer has illustrated books for many well-known authors, including Jill Paton Walsh, Floella Benjamin and Mary Hoffman. Her book with Mary Hoffman, Nancy No-Size, was also shortlisted for the Smarties Award. Her work has been televised in England, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

7th October 2010



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