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Here Comes Frankie! Tim Hopgood

Macmillan Children's Books
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9781447276753
Size:
270 x 216 x 4mm
Published:
24th Sep 2015
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Overview

Frankie and his parents live a quiet life. Frankie's dad reads for hours in silence. His mum sits upstairs with the crossword. But when Frankie decides to learn the trumpet, everything begins to change. Not only can Frankie hear the sounds he makes - he can see and smell them too! And the more he plays, the more infectious his music becomes . . .A warm and uplifting story about family, noise and colour, featuring stunning artwork that will appeal to all ages.Here Comes Frankie! was the winner of the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Emerging Illustrator and was shortlisted for the Hampshire Picture Book Award. This cheerful, funny book from Tim Hopgood, 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 is learning a musical instrument or who loves to sing and dance.

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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