Blown Away (Paperback)
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Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 29/01/2015
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Winner of the Waterstones Children Book Prize 2015 

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in the most captivating picture book debut of the year!

Meet Penguin Blue, in this Waterstones Children's Book Prize winning tale!

It's a windy day, and he has a brand new kite - but where's he going on this maiden flight?

Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites, from the sparkling new talent Rob Biddulph.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007593828
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 190 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 3 mm


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Praise for GRRRRR!:

'Vibrant colours and characters plus rhyming text make it a delight to read aloud.' - Huffington Post

'Joyful and uplifting. Superb.' - The Daily Mail

'Totally grrrrreat in every respect.' - The Bookbag

'The rhyme is so skillful and pacey it could give the Gruffalo a run for its money.' - Children's Books Ireland

Praise for Blown Away:

'Best children's book of the year.' - The Observer

'[A] gem of a book... Beautifully illustrated and wittily written.' - The Evening Standard

'This book is capital B Brilliant.' - The Bookbag

'Told in captivating rhyme, with plenty of jokes sprinkled through the text and illustrations, Biddulph's tale is a travelling adventure.' - Time Out

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“a great story”

A lovely story about a penguin flying a kite on a windy day till the wind picked him up. Then two other penguin' s tried to help and end up joining him. Then a seal joins them and finally a polar bear in a boat.... More

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Nicole @WstonesHemel

“Penguins and Polar Bear!”

What a strange story.
Penguins and a polar bear flying on a kite and land in a jungle! How will they get home?
This story rhymes and my 3yr old is now trying to rhyme her food and other things as this is funny.... More

Paperback edition
4 similar books recommended
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Leilah at Doncaster

“A picture book to blow you away...”

Look here! A wonderful debut,
With kites and flights and Penguin Blue
Delivered with a sing-song rhyme,
That makes this great for story time.

Moral: It’s not how far you stray,
Nor perils met along the way.
No jungle... More

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