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Our Big Blue Sofa Tim Hopgood

Macmillan Children's Books
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9781447276760
Size:
270 x 216 x 5mm
Published:
24th Sep 2015
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Overview

Is it a hot air balloon? Is it a taxi? No! It's . . . a sofa!Jessy and Tom love their big blue sofa. They love pretending it's a submarine. They love riding it like an elephant. And most of all, they love bouncing on it. Until one day . . . THUD!A joyful adventure story about family life and imaginative play, featuring bright, colourful artwork that will appeal to all ages.Our Big Blue Sofa by Tim Hopgood was the winner of the Cambridgeshire 'Read It Again!' Award and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. This warm and funny book from the award-winning author-illustrator of WOW! Said the Owl is as fresh and original as when it was first published.The perfect book for any child who has ever bounced on the sofa - and every adult who has ever told them not to!

Author

Tim Hopgood is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator. His first book, Our Big Blue Sofa, was published by Macmillan in 2006 and won the Cambridgeshire Read it Again! award for best debut picture book. In 2008 he won the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Emerging Illustrator, with the hugely successful WOW! Said the Owl. His books for Macmillan include A Dog Called Rod, Here Comes Frankie and his acclaimed preschool titles, TIP TAP Went the Crab, Hooray for Hoppy and Walter's Wonderful Web. Tim's favourite colour is blue, and one of his favourite albums to work to is A Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis. Tim has two children and lives with his wife in York.

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