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Written by Claire Cashmore

Illustrated by Sharon Davey

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Splash Review

Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 5+ readers Personal Social Health Economic (PSHE)

Brimming with with fun and positivity

Claire Cashmore, MBE and Paralympic gold medallist, was born without a left forearm - but she never let being different stand in the way of her big dreams. Splash is based on Claire's real-life experience: this gold-medal-winning swimmer really was scared of water ... until one day, everything changed! 


Splash Synopsis

These are Claire's big sisters. They call her Bear and ruffle her hair. And whatever Claire's sisters can do, Claire can do too ... But there is one thing Claire won't do ...The water in the swimming pool makes her feel squirmy inside.

Follow her sisters? No thank you! Not today? Can Claire conquer her fears? Can she set foot in the water - and what will happen if she does?

Splash features a brilliantly bold heroine, who happens to be differently abled, and brims with fun, positivity and Claire Cashmore's inspirational growth mindset message.

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Publication date: 10/06/2021
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Format: Paperback

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780755502851
Publication date: 10th June 2021
Author: Claire Cashmore
Illustrator: Sharon Davey
Publisher: Farshore an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Personal Social Health Economic

About Claire Cashmore

Claire Cashmore, MBE, is a Paralympic swimming champion and Paralympic gold medallist. She has taken part in four Paralympic Games, her first, in Athens 2004, aged just sixteen. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she won her first Paralympic gold. Now competing as a paratriathlete, Claire is the current ITU World Champion. She was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2017 and is a passionate ambassador for disability sport.Splash is her first picture book. Sharon Davey is the illustrator of I Don't Like Books. Never. Ever. The End. and Do Not Disturb the Dragons,. Her debut book ...

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