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A stunning reissue of this classic picture book. When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson!
Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden.
'Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year.' - Financial Times
Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series. http://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/
Illustrated by award winning Neal Layton, creator of Stanley's Stick.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 214 g
Dimensions: 281 x 250 x 3 mm
A great friendship story * londonmumsmagazine.com *
Leaves you with an instant feeling of justice and a job well done. This funny story with a strong moral message taps into a child's special bond with a toy * The Lady *
A must-read * School Librarian *
Captures the unbreakable bond between children and their mankiest toys * The Sunday Telegraph *
A very funny book about imagination and play * Waitrose Weekend *
Big. Witty. Wild. * Families Magazine *
Charming, funny and gets my vote for the best picture book of the year -- Jill Slotover * Financial Times *
Neal Layton's illustrations capture both the vigour and the dreaminess of childhood * The Guardian *
A touching story about how your favourite toy isn't necessarily the newest or most expensive and will engage any small child * The Mail on Sunday *
A brilliant story with fabulous illustrations * Angels & Urchins *
Cowell's text is modern, jazzy and fun * Children's Books Ireland *
Both author and illustrator are highly acclaimed in their own right and together in this absolutelu exquisite picture they have surpassed even their own high expectations. Wonderfully imaginative with a subliminal message too that toddlers everywhere will thoroughly enjoy * Love Reading 4 Kids *
An engaging celebration of well-loved toys and imaginative play * The Scotsman *
Cowell has written the picture book of the year * The Times *
A quirky and fantastical funny book * Carousel *
A marvellous story about love and the right way to treat a friend, perfectly finished with Neal Layton's brilliantly wacky illustrations * Lincolnshire Echo *
This first time pairing of two acclaimed talents has created a visual feast * The Guardian *
Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year * FTMagazine *
. . . a touching story . . . * The Mail on Sunday *
A brilliant crescendo story with fabulous illustrations. * Angels and Urchins *
Cowell's text is modern, jazzy and fun. She creates a very real character in Emily Brown and her pet rabbit Stanley. Layton's illustration style perfectly accompanies the text...This book is energentic and fun. Highly recommended! * Children's Books Ireland *
Cowell has written the picture book of the year. * The Times *
Inspired partnership. * The Sunday Telegraph *
Illustrated with gloriously messy collages by Neal Layton, the funkiest illustrator on the block. * Daily Mail *
A picture book that will be sought and loved . * The Independent *
Charming, funny and gets my vote for the best picture book of the year. * Financial Times *
A touching story that will engage any small child. * The Mail on Sunday *
Amazing adventures. * Guardian *
A marvellous story about love and the right way to treat a friend, perfectly finished with Neal Layton's brilliantly wacky illustrations. * Lincolnshire Echo *
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