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A Thousand Billion Things (and Some Sheep)

Written by Loic Clement

Illustrated by Anne Montel

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‘I don’t like going to sleep’ says our narrator, all red hair, baggy shorts and attitude. Why? It’s a matter of choice: across different spreads we are shown the choices to be made throughout the day, from what to eat at breakfast, to whether to do your homework or ‘forget’. But at bedtime when you want to go to sleep the only thing to count is sheep. The vast amount of choice on offer is illustrated in pages jam-packed full of objects, and readers are challenged to scour them to find hidden items, a nibbled carrot, a frog mask, toy dinosaurs. Quirky and unusual it’s lots of fun to look at and Anne Morel’s stylish illustrations will keep readers happily poring over the pages for hours. ~ Andrea Reece

A Thousand Billion Things (and Some Sheep) Synopsis

Every day presents us with a wide range of choices including what to have to breakfast, what to wear and what to do in our spare time. Even deciding which piece of homework to tackle first presents a challenge. But when night comes and it's time for bed, what choice is there but to lie in the dark ... and count sheep? This book takes us through all the choices in a typical child's busy day and presents the reader with a puzzle. On every spread there's something specific to find amongst the thousand billion (well, almost) things in the bright and busy artwork.

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ISBN: 9781910277355
Publication date: 21/09/2017
Publisher: words & pictures
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910277355
Publication date: 21st September 2017
Author: Loic Clement
Illustrator: Anne Montel
Publisher: words & pictures
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Loic Clement

Loic Clement writes comics and children's books which often feature trees, cats, cooking and magic. He lives in the countryside in France.Graphic artist Anne Montel has several strings to her bow - she creates comics, picture books for children, and cookbooks. She lives in France.

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