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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2020 |
Manners matter as Mr Gnome finds out the hard way! Mr Gnome is a grumpy old thing who will always say NO rather than yes. He says NO to helping a hedgehog get an apple off its spines and NO to anyone joining him on his fishing trip. But when he says NO to a witch it has very terrible consequences!
Julia Eccleshare's Picks for January 2020
Amelia Fang and the Naughty Caticorns by Laura Ellen Anderson
A Sprinkle of Sorcery by Michelle Harrison
I Don't Like Books. Never. Ever. The End. by Emma Perry
Gnome by Fred Blunt
The Pirates are Coming by John Condon
Tales from Acorn Wood: The Little Library by Julia Donaldson
Mr Gnome is a grumpy little fellow. He's really quite rude and he is definitely NOT cute. So when Miss Witch asks him to kindly stop fishing in her pond, Mr Gnome is in danger of finding out exactly what happens to gnomes who say 'NO!'
From the author of Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny comes this laugh-out-loud cautionary tale, told in conversational style, perfect for fans of Kes Gray and Jim Field's Oi, Frog series.
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.
A wickedly devious, humorous cautionary tale - Kirkus
Praise for Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny:
Wonderfully bonkers - Jim Field
|Publication date:||6th February 2020|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
|Genres:||General Fiction, Humorous|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
Fred Blunt never wanted to be an astronaut or drive a train when he grew up. Right from the beginning he knew he wanted to draw silly pictures for a living... and some decades later he's living the dream! Since graduating from UWE Bristol in 1996, Fred now works mostly in children's books, illustrating several titles for Puffin and Usborne publishing, amongst others. Interrupted only by tea-breaks and toddlers, Fred works from his home studio in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK where he lives with his wife and two young children. Follow him on Instagram here.More About Fred Blunt