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A group of very young children have been making a mess. But when they are asked who did it they all reply innocently, 'Not me!' The reader will know the truth straight away though as the clues are there for all to see. A friendly puppy bounces through the pages, getting caught up in all the chaos, and when the question comes, 'Who will clean and tidy up?' She hops into her basket, closes her eyes and thinks, Not me! An irresistibly charming book for the very young. Don't miss it!
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Nicola Killen Nicola is a recent graduate of the celebrated MA illustration course at Cambridge. Following a successful career in design, she has embarked on a move to children's books - with fantastic results. Not Me! is her first picture book. Nicola lives and works in Cambridge.From School Library Journal:
PreS-Gr 1–On the title page, five children are introduced and largely identified by the clothes they wear and the objects they hold. Jake is into dinosaurs, Paul carries a paintbrush, and so on. Jess the Pup is there, too. The book works as a guessing game. “Who's been dropping all these peas?/Not me! said Louise.” Clues will delight young listeners, who can study the illustrations for tell-tale signs, such as a dinosaur left on the scene. Then an offstage voice pipes up: Who is going to clean up the mess? At the end, Jess the Pup shows his face and, with a wink, ties things up. The illustrations and typeface will melt hearts and delight and inspire potato-printing young readers. The simple, expressive shapes, mostly in muted tones with dapples of red to keep things cheery, are utterly fresh and warm, and the textures feel organic. Children will delight in this sweet-natured picture book.–Sarah Paulson Yarovoy, American Sign Language and English Lower School PS 347, New York Cityα(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Book Description Egmont Books, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1405248300
Book Description Egmont Books Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111405248300
Book Description Egmont Books Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1405248300