The Night Shimmy
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The Night Shimmy

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Eric doesn't like to talk. His secret friend, the Night Shimmy, says everything for him. Then he meets Marcia, who doesn't mind that he is quiet. As the two become friends, the Night Shimmy disappears. Angry and scared, Eric refuses to play with Marcia. But soon she needs his help and Eric discovers that he doesn't need his imaginary friend after all.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 215 x 260 x 4mm | 153g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32 colour illustrations
  • 0552549363
  • 9780552549363
  • 84,299

About Anthony Browne

Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.show more

Review quote

"Anthony Browne . . . Sublime master of the visual pun" * Independent on Sunday * "For sheer illustrative wit, Anthony Browne is unsurpassed" * The Times * "There is someone in every class who will identify with Eric" * Child Education *show more

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Eric doesn't like to talk. His secret friend, the Night Shimmy, says everything for him. Then Eric meets Marcia and before long Eric discovers that he doesn't need his imaginary friend after all . . .show more

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"There is someone in every class who will identify with Eric"show more

Rating details

25 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 32% (8)
4 28% (7)
3 28% (7)
2 12% (3)
1 0% (0)
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