Missing Jack

Missing Jack

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Toby's cat, Jack, is THE best cat EVER. But Jack is getting old - and Toby will miss his furry best friend terribly when he's gone. Then Toby meets a crazy cat called Humphrey... In this charming and beautifully illustrated picture book Rebecca Elliott addresses the difficult subject of a child's first experience of the death of a pet with warmth, sensitivity and well placed humour. Awards: 2011 JUNIOR MAGAZINE DESIGN AWARDS Most Promising New Talent - SHORTLISTED 2011 NASEN AWARDS (National Association of Special Education Needs) Inclusive Children's Book of the Year - SHORTLISTED 2011 NURSERY WORLD AWARDS Three to Fives New Launch - FINALIST 2010-11 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE Children's Book of the Year - FINALIST 2012 - KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL - LONG LIST 2012 - DOLLY GRAY CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AWARD - WINNER
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 215 x 260 x 7mm | 166g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0745965784
  • 9780745965789
  • 469,823

About Rebecca Elliott

Rebecca Elliott is an author-illustrator who has won several awards and been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her children, Toby, Clemmie and Benjy, often star in her books. Her website is www.rebeccaelliott.com
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Review quote

"For those of us who know what it's like to love and lose an animal member of the family, this book is so poignant, beautiful and ultimately hopeful." -- Clare Balding
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Rating details

72 ratings
4.43 out of 5 stars
5 60% (43)
4 26% (19)
3 12% (9)
2 0% (0)
1 1% (1)
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