The Spots and the Dots (Hardback)
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The Spots and the Dots (Hardback)

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Hardback 32 Pages
Published: 01/10/2020
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SHORTLISTED for the Teach Primary Book Awards 2021.
Two books in one! Flip the book upside down and choose whether to read from the perspective of the Spots or the Dots, right up until the middle, where the two communities collide.
The Spots live on one side of the hill. The Dots live on the other. Both are fearful and suspicious of the other, but are they really all that different? When a young Spot and a young Dot meet at the top of the hill, they are about to find out...
Find the similarities in others, discover that fear is often based on ignorance, and celebrate difference in this stunning picture book with artwork from award-winning illustrator Marion Deuchars.

Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781783449248
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 9 x 228 x 287 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"A wonderfully spot-on story ... A real tour de force and great for school discussions" - Books for Keeps

"Helen Baugh's rhyming text is perfect in its conciseness and Marion Deuchars' illustrations a triumph, each spot and dot a character of its own" - LoveReading4Kids

"This book is an absolute gem for describing differences and the prejudices that are so often present in society" - Just Imagine

"This apparently simple book is surprisingly powerful... an excellent story to share and enjoy!" - North Somerset Teachers' Book Award

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“A future classic!”

This topsy-turvy flip-book repeats the same story from each side of the book - once from the perspective of the Spots’ side of the story, and once from the Dots’. Each side has been scared of the other for... More

Hardback edition
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“Thought provoking read told with love and kindness”

This is a wonderful book. So timely and full of kindness just what we all need just now. I have shared this book with my students and it provoked lots of talk about how stereotypes are created and why this is so... More

Hardback edition
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“A book for all time...Helen Baugh is brilliant!”

Helen Baugh and Marion Deuchars have created a heart-felt wonder in this gorgeous flip-book that can be read from both ends. The Spots & The Dots is an insightful &, ultimately, beautiful story of acceptance,... More

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