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Mr Wuffles!

Written by David Wiesner

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LoveReading View on Mr Wuffles!

Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - One of our Books of the Year 2014  A cat story with a difference! When Mr Wuffles finds a toy space ship he can’t resist playing with it but, as he tips and tosses it, the results for the aliens inside it are very scary! Feeling motion sick and with their equipment damaged, the aliens find a place of safety and set about fixing their craft so that they can make an escape. Mr Wuffles watches and learns. But will he let them go? Stunning illustrations celebrate imaginative play.

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Mr Wuffles! Synopsis

Mr Wuffles ignores all the toys people buy for him. He's not lazy, he's just very picky. Now Mr Wuffles has the perfect toy and he's ready to play. But it's not really a toy at all. It's something much more interesting ...

A near wordless masterpiece that could only have been devised by Caldecott Medal-winning David Wiesner.

Mr Wuffles! Press Reviews

Wiesner's dialogue and illustrations are clever, whimsical and sophisticated. New York Times, Book Review

Brilliantly original -- Anna Carey Irish Times

Rich imaginative detail makes you revisit each page again and again... Perfect for schools and curious-minded children. -- Vanessa Lewis Booksellers Choice, The Bookseller

Expertly imagined, composed, drawn and colored, this is Wiesner at his best. Kirkus (Starred Review)

A cat story with a difference! Stunning illustrations celebrate imaginative play. Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading

Once again Wiesner dips into his impressible imagination to deliver a mostly wordless conceptual picture book where the mundane and the magical collide Booklist, starred review

Visual storytelling at its best  School Library Journal, starred review

The award-winning Wiesner (his trophy collection would make Meryl Streep blush) is a master of the form, a magical realist who makes the commonplace seem suddenly more
interesting The Atlantic Wire



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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781783441167
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781849397803
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783441167
Publication date: 6th November 2014
Author: David Wiesner
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About David Wiesner

David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards. Three of the picture books he both wrote and illustrated became instant classics when they won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday in 1992, The Three Pigs in 2002, and Flotsam in 2007, making him only the second person in the award's long history to have won three times. He has also received two Caldecott Honors, for Free Fall and Sector 7.Wiesner grew up in suburban New Jersey, known to his ...

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