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The New Small Person

Written by Lauren Child

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One of our Books of the Year 2014 - September 2014 Book of the Month   Best-selling Lauren Child, the creator of Charlie and Lola, captures perfectly the always difficult and sometimes terrible moment when a new sibling arrives. Elmore Green is used to being an only child. He likes being an only child because everything around him is for him alone. He can choose the TV channel to watch, he can leave his toys out and no one will mess them up and, best of all, his parents think he is the cleverest and funniest small person around. But then one day a new small person arrives….Elmore Green does not like that at all! How Elmore Green learns to love the new small person is full of emotional truths all of which are brilliantly captures in the witty text and stunning illustrations.

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The New Small Person Synopsis

Elmore Green started life as an only child, as many children do. He had a room all to himself, and everything in it was his. But one day, everything changed.  This brand new picture book from the hugely talented Lauren Child about the arrival of a new sibling is bound to be a hit with parents and children.

Told with humour and with wonderfully stylish artwork, this is Lauren Child at her absolute best.

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ISBN: 9780723293613
Publication date: 04/09/2014
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780723293613
Publication date: 4th September 2014
Author: Lauren Child
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks

About Lauren Child

A World Book Day Author 2019 The Children's Laureate  Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since published many bestselling and awardwinning books, including those featuring the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success.  In December 2008 she was named as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, and was awarded an MBE in 2009. Lauren Child is ...

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