Zou and the Box of Kisses by Michel Gay
  

Zou and the Box of Kisses

Written by Michel Gay
Illustrated by Michel Gay

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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.

A truly special picture book. It's the story of Zou the Zebra as he spends his first night away from his parents. Both endearing and reassuring for both parent and child, this is a wonderful book to read aloud. Zou discovers he can cope on his own and even offers to comfort other little zebras with the help of something very special...

Publisher Julia Marshall on why she chose this book:

"In this book, Zou forgets his own fear and sadness when he helps others, especially those smaller than him. But Michel Gay is never smarmy. This book makes you remember exactly what it was like to be on your own for the first time."

Synopsis

Zou and the Box of Kisses by Michel Gay

Zou is preparing to leave for a school camp. He doesn’t want to seem like a baby, but he knows that he will miss all his daily kisses: the bedtime kisses, the morning kisses, the no-reason-at-all kisses ...

But Zou needn’t worry. Mum and Dad have a solution. They make dozens of kisses and put them in a box for Zou to use whenever he feels a bit lonely. But the box of kisses comes in surprisingly useful on the train.

Reviews

'a wonderfully warm story' - The Australian

'Adorable' - New Zealand Listener

About the Author

Michel Gay

Michel Gay is the popular illustrator of more than 60 books for children, many of which he wrote himself. He lives in France.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Michel Gay
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Publisher

Gecko Press

Publication date

4th February 2011

ISBN

9781877467745

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