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A heart warming festive story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning and renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark.
Lovereading4kids review to follow.
Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! It's Christmas Eve, and Lily is excitedly wondering if Father Christmas will come. She has made cards for everyone, helped to decorate the house and put presents under the tree. This one is just for you, Blue Kangaroo! she says. Just for me! thinks Blue Kangaroo. But Blue Kangaroo doesn't have a present for Lily, and he lies awake worrying. Is there anyone who might be able to help?
'This festive tale captures perfectly a young child's excitement and anticipation growing as Christmas approaches ... such a delight to read. BookLoverJo
'Blue Kangaroo (and his helper) provide the touch of magic that will enchant the children.' TheBookBag
Praise for the Blue Kangaroo series:
'Irresistible... brimming with 'Aaah factor Bookseller
'Blue Kangaroo is a winner.' T. E. S
'Warm, funny and beautifully observed. Any family that hasn't yet discovered Blue Kangaroo has a treat in store. Daily Telegraph
'Blue Kangaroo is rapidly becoming an all-time classic children's character.' Books For Keeps
|Publication date:||2nd October 2006|
|Author:||Emma Chichester Clark|
|Illustrator:||Emma Chichester Clark|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
Emma Chichester Clark studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for various magazines including New Scientist, Cosmopolitan and The Sunday Times, for publishers and advertising agencies as well as teaching art for several years, and has also illustrated numerous book jackets. In 1988 she won the Mother Goose Award for her first book, Listen to This!, an anthology compiled by Laura Cecil. She also won the Kate Greenaway medal in 1988. Since then, she has become internationally known, illustrating ...More About Emma Chichester Clark
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