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I Love You, Little Monster

By Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Jess Mikhail

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

An adorable, heart-felt picture book with an uplifting message about the special relationship between parent and child. From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

An adorable, heart-felt picture book with an uplifting message about the special relationship between parent and child. From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

Perfect for sharing with lovable little monsters everywhere, at bedtime or cuddle time, this tender story captures all the pride, joy, love and hope that every parent feels for their child.

'A heart-warming and joyful tale of parental love and a child's boundless energy and enthusiasm for life' Primary Times

Biographical Notes

Giles Andreae (Author)
Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.

Jess Mikhail (Illustrator)
Jess Mikhail studied at Loughborough University, graduating with a degree in Illustration. She uses lots of different techniques in her artwork; drawing, scanning, printing and scribbling to create bright illustrations that are full of colour and texture. Jess' first picture book, I Love You, Little Monster was published by Orchard Books in 2012. She lives and works in Birmingham.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781408314289
  • Publication date: 06 Sep 2012
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A heart-warming and joyful tale of parental love and a child's boundless energy and enthusiasm for life — Primary Times
Bright and jolly illustrations — Books for Keeps
Mikhail's exuberant illustrations will help any child understand the message that the book brings. Libraries would be well advised to stock not one but several copies, for fond and affectionate use — The School Librarian
Quite possibly the most stunningly beautiful book that we have ever had the pleasure of reading — Little Fiction Fascination
A heart-warming and joyful tale of parental love and a child's boundless energy and enthusiasm for life. — Primary Times
Bright and jolly illustrations. — Books For Keeps
Mikhail's exuberant illustrations will help any child understand the message that the book brings. Libraries would be well advised to stock not one but several copies, for fond and affectionate use! — School Librarian
Quite possibly the most stunningly beautiful book that we have ever had the pleasure of reading! * * * * * — Little Fiction Fascination
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