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Along Came a Different

Written by Tom McLaughlin

Illustrated by Tom McLaughlin

Along Came a Different Synopsis

Reds love being red. Yellows love being yellow. And Blues love being blue. The problem is that they just don't like each other. But one day, along comes a different colour who likes Reds, Yellows and Blues, and suddenly everything starts to change. Maybe being different doesn't mean you can't be friends ... A very special picture book that supports the adage that there is more that unites us than divides us. Along Came a Different just goes to show how much better we can all be when we come together to find common ground as friends. Every bookshelf should have a copy.

Along Came a Different Press Reviews

Galactic resonances call to mind not only Oliver Jeffers' star-catching protagonists, but also a hint of The Little Prince * Guardian on UP, UP AND AWAY * With a spark of magic and touch of McLaughlin`s creative genius, this new and unfurling friendship can't help but fuel the reader's imagination * Picture Books Blogger on UP, UP AND AWAY * Oh the wit, oh, the wisdom, oh the beauty of Tom McLaughlin's whole phenomenal enterprise * Red Reading Hub on UP, UP AND AWAY * A winner of a book about the power of drawing and storytelling * Oliver Jeffers on THE STORYMACHINE * Tom McLaughlin's beautifully illustrated book is perfect for imaginative children * Guardian on THE CLOUDSPOTTER * Dyslexic readers should derive inspiration from this book's message, and delight in the drawings. A charming, rewarding, instructive read * Financial Times on THE CLOUDSPOTTER *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408888926
Publication date: 5th April 2018
Author: Tom McLaughlin
Illustrator: Tom McLaughlin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Tom McLaughlin

Tom McLaughlin has illustrated several books for Bloomsbury, including The Story Machine, which has received wonderfully positive reviews and has sparked a number of thought-provoking articles on dyslexia (which Tom understands well, being dyslexic himself). Tom loves drinking tea, eating lunch and drawing (in no particular order). He lives in Devon.

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