Looking for Rex by Jan Ormerod, Carol Thompson


Looking for Rex by Jan Ormerod, Carol Thompson

The children are sure that Gramps would never feel lonely if he had a dog of his own. They say the dog should be called Rex, but what would Rex look like? So they play Looking for Rex, and pretend to see Rex, but whenever they think they find Rex...it is never really the right Rex.

About the Author

Jan Ormerod has written over 60 books and is published in 21 countries. Jan has won many book awards, including the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award. Jan has also been highly commended for the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal. Carol Thompson is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children. Her work has been published by HarperCollins, Walker Books, Candlewick Press, Orchard Books, Simon and Schuster, Oxford University Press and Bloomsbury. Her previous title with Little Hare was Chill

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Jan Ormerod, Carol Thompson
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Publication date

1st October 2012



Publisher Profile

Little Hare is an imprint of Little Hare

logo Little Hare Books is a delightful small book publisher that was launched in Sydney in 2001 by Mary and Rod Hare, with the aim of producing quality children's books that would appeal to children internationally. Little Hare is also known for commissioning and nurturing top Australian authors and illustrators, and there is now a strong demand for Little Hare books in the independent book trade and libraries worldwide, due to their heralded originality and sense of freshness.

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