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    • ISBN:9781408301845
    • Publication date:06 Oct 2011

Limelight Larry

By Leigh Hodgkinson

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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, and 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 is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA-award winning animated series, Charlie and Lola. She is also an award-winning children`s book author and illustrator, who is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up and daydreaming. Among her many brilliant picture books is Don`t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate, written by Caryl Hart, which won Highly Commended in the 2010 Sheffield Children`s Book Award, Picture Book Category. Leigh lives and works in Lewes, near Brighton and is married with a young family.

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  • ISBN: 9781408328750
  • Publication date: 31 Dec 2012
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  • 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
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