The bright and charming artwork by popular illustrator Caroline Uff will draw in and appeal to both adults and children The text by Malachy Doyle has a deceptive lightness and simplicity that opens up many areas for discussion about good and bad behaviour Reading this book together with a child is the perfect way to nip any bad behaviour in the bud!
Malachy Doyle lives in Ireland on a tiny island off the coast of Donegal, where he works full-time as a children's author. Malachy's picture book Owen and the Mountain was a runner-up for the Children's Book Award. Malachy also writes award-winning fiction, including Georgie and Who Is Jesse Flood? www.malachydoyle.com Caroline Uff is a popular artist who has written and illustrated the Lulu books published by Orchard. Caroline lives in Cornwall.
With soft, inviting illustrations and an "opposites" narrative,
Malachy Doyle's pretty picture book is a wonderful reassuring read
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A simple but uplifting book * Juno *
Such simple concepts in this friendly picture book, but such important ones! Uff's lightness of touch in the illustrations is a perfect compliment to Doyle's spare and humorous text. A real delight! * Books for Keeps *