Christopher Nibble
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Christopher Nibble

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Description

Christopher Nibble loves munching dandelion leaves. And he's not alone. All the guinea pigs in Dandeville eat dandelion leaves for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But no-one seems to do anything when the dandelions begin to dwindle. They just carry on munching. In fact the guinea pigs of Dandeville are heading for eco-disaster ...But that's where Christopher Nibble steps in. He discovers the last dandelion growing outside his bedroom window and, rather than eat it, he does his horticultural research in the library and then nurtures the dandelion patiently until it has produced a perfect head of tiny seeds. Then he blows the seeds from a hill high over Dandeville so that each dandelion seedling takes root and grows into a new plant. Charlotte Middleton has illustrated her witty, quirky story with charming collage illustrations and her guinea pigs are the most endearing, funky little characters you are ever likely to meet.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 238 x 242 x 6mm | 163.29g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • in full colour
  • 0192728660
  • 9780192728661
  • 123,620

Review quote

'Quirky and contemporary' * Scotsman * 'A witty ecological tale about a resourceful and conscientious guinea-pig . . . A whimsical and bright message about protecting the world's species.' * The Bookseller *show more

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32 ratings
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