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The Something

Written by Rebecca Cobb

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Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - One of our Books of the Year 2014 - September 2014 Book of the Month   Award-winning illustrator Rebecca Cobb creates a number of different imaginary worlds in this delightfully fanciful story about a hole in the ground. The little girl finds the hole just beside the cherry tree. Who could live in it? Could it be frogs, mice, a badger or a troll or a dragon? Everyone has a different idea and the little girl and her dog sit and watch patiently so can be the very first to see! Full of charm, the imaginative scope of the story is quietly inspirational.

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The Something Synopsis

Underneath the cherry tree in our garden there is a little hole...A glorious imaginative adventure from the award-winning creator of Aunt Amelia and Lunchtime.

When a little boy's ball disappears down a mysterious hole in the garden, he can't stop thinking about what could be down there - a little mouse's house? The lair of a hungry troll? Or maybe even a dragon's den. Whatever it may be, he's determined to find out!

 

The Something Press Reviews

Cobb's illustrations capture the joy of childhood. The Sunday Times

Cobb celebrates the power of imagination in this treat of a book. -- Children's Special 2014-2015 The Bookseller


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ISBN: 9781509803453
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book

ISBN: 9781447271819
Publication date: 26/03/2015
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780230764828
Publication date: 28/08/2014
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230764828
Publication date: 28th August 2014
Author: Rebecca Cobb
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About Rebecca Cobb

Rebecca Cobb is rapidly establishing herself as one of the most talented names in picture books. Since graduating from Falmouth College of Arts she has published a number of well-received books with Macmillan, including the heart-breakingly beautiful Missing Mummy and the critically acclaimed Aunt Amelia. Twice shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, Rebecca won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for her brilliant book Lunchtime. In addition to working on her own books and collaborating with the inimitable Julia Donaldson for Macmillan Children's Books, Rebecca illustrates stories written by Richard Curtis for Puffin. Rebecca lives in Falmouth with her husband ...

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