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Friendship Blossoms

By Michael Broad

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

Forget-Me-Not, the endearing elephant character full of pre-school appeal, is back in an affectionate story about friendship.

Following on from the success of the first book in which he got his name, this book sees Forget-Me-Not trying to make friends. His mama points out that friendships are not always instant and sometimes they take time to blossom, just like the blossom on the trees. It takes a while but it's always worth the wait. So when Forget-Me-Not meets Cherry, he decides to wait and see what happens...

Biographical Notes

Michael studied illustration at Portsmouth University graduating with a first class honours degree. He now works solely on writing and illustrating books for children of all ages. His first picture book was published by Puffin in 2006 and his first fiction series Jake Cake has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize. Michael loves dogs, cups of tea, painting big canvasses and sourcing exciting fun material to work with such as flowers and leaves.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340989487
  • Publication date: 03 Feb 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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