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Where's Spot?

Where's Spot?

Book rating: 05 Hardback Spot - Original Lift the Flap

By (author) Eric Hill

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  • Publisher: Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 222mm x 10mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 072326340X
  • ISBN 13: 9780723263401
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 4,287

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Not suitable for children under 2 years of age In Eric Hill's classic "Where's Spot?" lift the flaps to find Spot! In Spot's first adventure children can join in the search for the mischievous puppy by lifting the flaps on every page to see where he is hiding. The simple text and colourful pictures will engage a whole new generation of pre-readers as they lift the picture flaps in search of Spot. A No.1 bestseller since it was first published in 1980, this interactive favourite has stayed in the charts ever since. This is a bigger, brighter paperback edition of Eric Hill's iconic first lift-the-flap book. "Spot is one of the essential experiences of childhood". ("Parents magazine"). Eric Hill was born in North London and lived there for many years. He started his artistic career as an art studio messenger and from there went on to become a cartoonist and eventually an art director at a leading advertising agency. In 1978 Eric made up a story about a small puppy to read to his son at bedtime and Spot was born. The success of his first bestselling lift-the-flap classic "Where's Spot?" in 1980 convinced him to become a full-time author. Eric currently resides in France. Don't miss any of the other Spot lift-the-flap classics: "Spot's First Walk"; "Spot's Birthday Party"; "Spot's First Christmas"; "Spot Goes to School"; "Spot Goes on Holiday"; "Spot Goes to the Circus"; "Spot Goes to the Farm"; "Spot's First Easter"; "Spot's Baby Sister"; "Spot Stays Overnight"; "Spot Goes to the Park"; "Spot Goes to a Party"; "Spot Bakes a Cake"; "Spot Visits his Grandparents"; "Spot Can Count"; "Who's There, Spot?; "Spot Says Goodnight".

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Eric Hill was born in London in 1927. He left school at 15 to work in a shipping office in the city. At 16 he joined an art studio as a messenger where he was encouraged to draw cartoons in his spare time. In 1976 Eric's son Christopher was born and when he was 2 years old Eric made up a story about a small puppy to read to him at bedtime. In 1980 'Where's Spot?' was published and the rest is history.

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By Kate Letzepis 14 Dec 2012 5

This is a beautifully simple book that I remember from my childhood that I now delight in reading to my children. We never get tired of lifting the flaps to see if Spot is there!

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Not suitable for children under 2 years of age