Gregory Cool by Caroline Binch


Gregory Cool by Caroline Binch

When Gregory wakes up on his first day in Tobago with his grandparents, his heart sinks. The food is strange, the sun too hot, his cousin Lennox is on another wave length, and there are none of the televisions, video games and other high-tech gadgets that a cool city-boy takes for granted. How Gregory adjusts to the strange culture, and learns to enjoy the lifestyle of the Caribbean is enchantingly told and illustrated by award-winning author Caroline Binch.


Sitting in the taxi from the airport, squashed tightly between his grandparents, Gregory wished he was back home with his mum and dad. Why did he have to come to Tobago? The air was stifling and the strange smells disturbed him. Gregory shut his eyes. All of a sudden he felt very tired. -- from the book

About the Author

Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. To visit Caroline's website click here

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Caroline Binch
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Publication date

31st December 2011



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