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    • ISBN:9781408328750
    • Publication date:31 Dec 2012

Limelight Larry

By Leigh Hodgkinson

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  • £5.99

This fabulously stylish, witty tale about the pitfalls of showing off is a dazzling gem of a picture book from the amazingly talented Leigh Hodgkinson.

Limelight Larry is delighted when he finds an empty book - he can be the star of the story! Then a whole host of storybook characters arrive and Larry - much to his outrage - is pushed out of the limelight . . .

This book is illustrated with style and sparkle by Leigh. There's even an amazing super-super-shiny foil page that shows Larry off at his very best. A picture book treat that will delight readers time and time again with its cast of funny, friendly characters.

Praise for Limelight Larry:

"A book that's full of fun." - Glasgow Herald
"A funky and flamboyantly illustrated story. A good life lesson on the joys of sharing." - Junior
"A perfect blend of art, story, humour . . . I love it." - Bookbag

Biographical Notes

Leigh Hodgkinson is an award-winning author, illustrator and animator. Her debut picture book, Colin and the Snoozebox, received huge critical acclaim, and was swiftly followed by Colin and Wrong Shadow, and Smile! and Scrummy! starring her new character, Sunny McCloud. Leigh then illustrated Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Community Libraries Book Award. She lives in London with her husband and daughter.

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  • ISBN: 9781408301845
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A perfect blend of art, story, humour ... The writing is perfectly pitched for any young reader ... Everything about it cries out to be read again and again for many years. Highly recommended. — The Bookbag
Will become a favourite of any child who reads it — The SchoolRun Forums
Brilliant! — Angels & Urchins
A funky and flamboyantly illustrated story ... A good life lesson on the joys of sharing — Junior
A wonderfully witty book, packed with a cast of fascinating characters and with absolutely stunning illustrations that almost leap off the page — Parents In Touch
Very funny — Primary Times
Fabulously stylised illustrative drawings which provide atmosphere and interest ... an inspirational starting point for a range of art activities — Child Care
Busy, bright... perfect. — Askews Newsletter
A perfect blend of art, story, humour... I love it. — Bookbag
A book that's full of fun. — Glasgow Herald
A funky and flamboyantly illustrated story. A good life lesson on the joys of sharing. — Junior
Fabulously stylised illustrative drawings. — Child Care
Very funny picture book with really beautiful illustrations. — Primary Times
A wonderfully witty book, packed with a cast of fascinating characters and with absolutely stunning illustrations that almost leap off the page. — parentsintouch.co.uk
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