Just Imagine

Just Imagine

Paperback Corgi Books

By (author) Pippa Goodhart, Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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  • Publisher: Picture Corgi
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 254mm x 294mm x 6mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 6 June 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0552563560
  • ISBN 13: 9780552563567
  • Sales rank: 3,115

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Just imagine what it would be like to be as small as a mouse; or as big as a house. Imagine exploring the depths of the ocean, travelling into the past or the future - or something even stranger...This wonderfully inventive and interactive book allows a child to tell their own story, combining new elements each time. And with intricately detailed illustrations for parent and child to pore over together, this really is a book to share time and time again.

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Author information

Pippa Goodhart's interest in children's books was originally sparked by a Saturday job at Heffers in Cambridge when she was at school. Since then, Pippa qualified as a teacher and returned to Heffers, where she eventually became Manager of the Children's Bookshop. She has been writing since 1993. Nick Sharratt graduated from St Martin's School of Art in 1984 and has been working as an illustrator ever since, as well as writing his own books. He has produced around 170 books to date and is the illustrator for multimillion-selling author Jacqueline Wilson. Awards won by Nick include The Children's Book Award, The Sheffield Children's Book Award and The Nestle Gold Prize.

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"A busy picture book offering endless opportunities to wonder at all the things you might be or do...All the options come vividly to life in a book to revisit time and again." -- Julia Eccleshare The Guardian "This book will stretch the imagination and vocabulary of children while inviting them to dream and aspire, proving to be a valuable resource in both home and classroom." The Bookseller "As your child reads the book, she can change the story every time so the book will never grow stale. The illustrations by Nick Sharratt are full of intricate detail which offers another level for the imagination to explore. An exciting concept with boundless applications. Try using it as an inspiration for creative writing - it would work brilliantly in the classroom for this. Totally fascinating." Parents in Touch "I cannot tell you how much I ADORE these two books [JUST IMAGINE and YOU CHOOSE]. I think they are brilliant - they encourage children to interact with both the visual and the written word, they encourage them to be creative and use their natural resources and they enable stories to be created and worlds to be made." Book Reviews for Mums "Let your child's imagination soar with this inspirational book! ...The illustrations by Nick Sharratt are full of intricate detail which offers another level for the imagination to explore. An exciting concept with boundless applications. Try using it as an inspiration for creative writing - it would work brilliantly in the classroom for this. Totally fascinating." parentsintouch.co.uk

Editorial reviews

This book will stretch the imagination and vocabulary of children while inviting them to dream and aspire, proving to be a valuable resource in both home and classroom.

Back cover copy

What would it be like to be as small as a mouse - or as BIG as a house? Imagine exploring the depths of the ocean, tunnelling underground or travelling to the future. You can be whatever you want to be in this wonderfully detailed celebration of the imagination. Go on ... JUST IMAGINE! From the creators of the bestselling YOU CHOOSE Over a million copies sold worldwide! Praise for YOU CHOOSE: "Marvellous for developing speaking and listening" Times Educational Supplement "A highly interactive book crammed with colourful illustrations" Daily Mail Winner at the Mumsnet Best Awards 2011

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