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Ababu, a Ghugai! (Oh No, George!) Chris Haughton

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9781406354508
Size:
260 x 250 x 4mm
Published:
6th Mar 2014
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Interest age: from c 3 years
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Overview

A perfect introduction to the Irish language for the very young comes in the form of this hilarious picture book about a very well-intentioned dog trying to be good - with hilarious results!Anrai is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, Gugai?" he asks. Gugai hopes he can. He really wants to ... but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love to chase cat... What will Gugai do now? Chris Haughton's distinctive artwork perfectly accompanies the innocent charm of affable Gugai, a loveable dog, struggling with his conscience!

Author

Chris Haughton is an Irish designer and illustrator. His debut picture book, A Bit Lost, is published into 19 different languages worldwide and has won 13 awards in nine countries, including the Dutch Picture Book of the Year and CBI Book of the Year. His second title, Oh No, George! won the Junior Design Award and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His third picture book, Shh! We Have a Plan, won the Specsavers Irish Children's Book of the Year Junior Award 2014 as well as the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award in the US. His first app, Hat Monkey, was released in 2014. Chris was also listed in TIME magazine's DESIGN 100 for his work with the fair trade company People Tree and he co-founded NODE, a fair trade social business, in 2012. He lives in East London. Find Chris online at www.chrishaughton.com and on Twitter as @chrishaughton.Gabriel Rosenstock is the author/translator of over 150 books, including 13 volumes of poetry and a volume of haiku, as well as numerous books for children, mostly in Irish. A member of Aosdana, he is a poet, haikuist and translator. Born in Kilfinane, County Limerick, he currently resides in Dublin. Visit his website at: www.gabrielrosenstock.com

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