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Who could not love this female superhero and her amusing search for just the right sidekick for her adventures? Postive and powerful!
March 2018 Book of the Month | Little Juniper Jupiter is a wonderfully bold heroine and her adventure is a real celebration of play and the imagination. Juniper is a super-hero – super-kind, super-brave and, of course, super-super-smart. But she’s missing a sidekick and as everyone knows, all super-heroes need a sidekick. Bright, vivid pages illustrate the audition process as she sets out to recruit the perfect companion and there’s a happy twist in the tale as she finds one surprisingly close to home. In her red cape, hair held up with pom-pom bobbles, Juniper is a whirlwind of dynamism and determination; the illustrations are full of detail and energy and this is a book to delight and invigorate all readers.
Juniper Jupiter is a real life superhero. It's no big deal. She's super brave, super fast, super strong, super smart and she can even fly, but something is missing. What is a hero without an amazing sidekick? It turns out that lots of people want to be a superhero's sidekick, but none of them are quite right. They're too big, too scratchy, too weird, too scared, or WAY too prepared... will Juniper ever find the perfect one?
This is a fun and feisty story about friendship and learning to value what you already have from the winner of the 2017 Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Book Category for There's a Tiger in the Garden.
|Publication date:||1st March 2018|
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
Lizzy Stewart has been a freelance illustrator since graduation from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009. In 2013 she completed an MA in Communication Design at Central St Martins. She was selected as one of It's Nice That's Graduates 2009 and was nominated for a British Comic Book Award in 2013. Her inspirations include folk culture, flora and fauna and life in far-flung cities and a compulsive need to tell stories. Lizzy lives in London, where she teaches on behalf of the National Portrait Gallery.More About Lizzy Stewart