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Jody's Beans

Written by Malachy Doyle

Illustrated by Judith Allibone

Part of the Read and Discover Series

Jody's Beans Synopsis

Read and Wonder is a series of non-fiction picture books about the real world. They're written from a personal viewpoint, mixing facts with feelings, encouraging children to think, feel and imagine as they learn.

Jody's Beans Press Reviews

A very appealing picture book...giving salient facts about a goose from the egg hatching to the life of the full-grown goose. The School Librarian on My Goose Betsy; Gentle, thought-provoking, and a real delight to read and read again... The pictures are enchanting, with lots of tiny details to pore over... A book to truly warm your heart. The Guardian on Jody's Beans; Gentle Giant Octopus transforms the creature's reputation from gruesome to awesome, through inventive, magical illustrations and lyrical narrative, helping the reader to take in an impressive range of facts without effort. The Times Educational Supplement, Primary; Full of facts and surprises...a distinguished array of artists and authors, and a (narrative) approach more serendipitous than encyclopaedic. Each book has an entirely original slant on its subject. The Guardian; The best information books are so interesting that they make you want to find out more. The Read and Wonder books do just that. Margaret Meek, Emeritus Reader, Institute of Education, University of London

Book Information

ISBN: 9780744562811
Publication date: 11th February 2002
Author: Malachy Doyle
Illustrator: Judith Allibone
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

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