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    • ISBN:9781444012859
    • Publication date:03 Nov 2016
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Weird Snowy Day

Book 4

By Alan Gibbons, Megan Gibbons, and Rachel Gibbons
Illustrated by Jane Porter

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A full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.

A full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Katie Cat saw it first. It was a single white flake drifting down from the sky.

It's a snowy day, and that means snowball fights and playing outside with friends. Even the littlest animals can have fun in the snow.

A delightful new Weirdibeasts story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel, and illustrated by Jane Porter.

Biographical Notes

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals. He travels globally and is known the length and breadth of the country for his high profile Campaign for the Book and school visits.

Alan is writing with his twin daughters Megan and Rachel. Megan works for a major international bank. Rachel graduated with a First in Education Studies and Early Years and has completed her teaching qualification. They both love dance. The Weirdibeasts stories are their first books together.

Visit Alan's website at www.alangibbons.com, read his blog at alangibbons.net,follow him on Twitter at @mygibbo, Facebook at www.facebook.com/alan.gibbons.35 and Flickr at www.flickr.com/people/71279646@N08.

Jane Porter is a children's illustrator whose work ranges from picture and novelty books to children's maps, murals and hand-made books suitable for outreach work. She also runs a weekly art class for under 5s.

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  • ISBN: 9781444012842
  • Publication date: 03 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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