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Come to School Too, Blue Kangaroo!

Written by Emma Chichester Clark

Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

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Best-selling Emma Chichester Clark has created a perfect story for all children about to start a new school. Lily is nervous about starting a new school but luckily she has Blue Kangaroo to help her! Blue Kangaroo is really looking forward to all the things that he and Lily can do at school. With his support, Lily finds she does like school after all. And so does Blue Kangaroo!Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever!

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Come to School Too, Blue Kangaroo! Synopsis

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! The eighth title in this hugely popular series featuring Lily and her loveable soft toy sees the inseparable duo starting at a new school with surprising results.

When Lily starts at a new school she asks Blue Kangaroo to come too. Lily thinks Blue Kangaroo is worried about going but, secretly, he can't wait to explore and try new things - which is just as well, because the fun lasts even longer than he expected...A reassuring story for children starting school.

Come to School Too, Blue Kangaroo! Press Reviews

'[One of] the best books to deal with your child's pre-school nerves' The Telegraph

Praise for I Love You, Blue Kangaroo:

'Presented in clear, bright colours, this is a charming tale about affection and sharing...'
School Librarian

'The story is told with great sensitivity and gentleness and it is a profoundly satisfying and rewarding book.' Carousel

'I love you... would melt the stoniest heart. Blue Kangaroo is ousted from his place... by a procession of new toys. A tender and touching story for three to six year olds.'
Sunday Telegraph

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780007258680
Publication date: 25/04/2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007258673
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007258680
Publication date: 25th April 2013
Author: Emma Chichester Clark
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks

About Emma Chichester Clark

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 ...

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