That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown

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Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden.When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson. This first time pairing of two highly acclaimed talents has created a brilliant visual feast - a bestseller in the making . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 242 x 274 x 6mm | 199.58g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1843624532
  • 9781843624530
  • 14,424

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A marvellous story about love and the right way to treat a friend, perfectly finished with Neal Layton's brilliantly wacky illustrations. * Lincolnshire Echo * Amazing adventures. * Guardian * A touching story that will engage any small child. * The Mail on Sunday * Charming, funny and gets my vote for the best picture book of the year. * Financial Times * A picture book that will be sought and loved . * The Independent * Illustrated with gloriously messy collages by Neal Layton, the funkiest illustrator on the block. * Daily Mail * Inspired partnership. * The Sunday Telegraph * Cowell has written the picture book of the year. * The Times * Cowell's text is modern, jazzy and fun. She creates a very real character in Emily Brown and her pet rabbit Stanley. Layton's illustration style perfectly accompanies the text...This book is energentic and fun. Highly recommended! * Children's Books Ireland * A brilliant crescendo story with fabulous illustrations. * Angels and Urchins * . . . a touching story . . . * The Mail on Sunday * Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year * FTMagazine * A marvellous story about love and the right way to treat a friend, perfectly finished with Neal Layton's brilliantly wacky illustrations * Lincolnshire Echo * This first time pairing of two acclaimed talents has created a visual feast * The Guardian * A quirky and fantastical funny book * Carousel * Cowell has written the picture book of the year * The Times * An engaging celebration of well-loved toys and imaginative play * The Scotsman * Both author and illustrator are highly acclaimed in their own right and together in this absolutelu exquisite picture they have surpassed even their own high expectations. Wonderfully imaginative with a subliminal message too that toddlers everywhere will thoroughly enjoy * Love Reading 4 Kids * Cowell's text is modern, jazzy and fun * Children's Books Ireland * A brilliant story with fabulous illustrations * Angels & Urchins * A touching story about how your favourite toy isn't necessarily the newest or most expensive and will engage any small child * The Mail on Sunday * Neal Layton's illustrations capture both the vigour and the dreaminess of childhood * The Guardian * Charming, funny and gets my vote for the best picture book of the year -- Jill Slotover * Financial Times * Big. Witty. Wild. * Families Magazine * A very funny book about imagination and play * Waitrose Weekend * Captures the unbreakable bond between children and their mankiest toys * The Sunday Telegraph * A must-read * School Librarian * Leaves you with an instant feeling of justice and a job well done. This funny story with a strong moral message taps into a child's special bond with a toy * The Lady * A great friendship story * londonmumsmagazine.com * Emily is a great character * motherandbaby.co.uk *show more

About Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell grew up mostly in Central London. She has a BA in English Literature from Oxford University, a BA in Graphic Design from St Martin`s and an MA in Narrative Illustration from Brighton. She lives in Hammersmith, London with her husband, three children and a hamster Mini. Neal Layton was born in Chichester, West Sussex. Many of his ideas come he says from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a book shop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date working with award winning authors such as Michael Rosen and Roger McGough. 'Oscar and Arabella' which he both wrote and illustrated won him the Smarties prize in 2002. He now lives in Southsea, Portsmouth with his girlfriend who is also an artist.show more

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4 33% (226)
3 15% (104)
2 3% (20)
1 1% (7)
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