Mick Inkpen - Kipper: Kipper's A to Z - Hachette Children's Group

Kipper: Kipper's A to Z

By Mick Inkpen

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Learn the alphabet with Kipper in this fun-packed story book!

Learn the alphabet with Kipper in this fun-packed story book!

Join Kipper and his friends as they go through the alphabet from A to Z, searching for different things for each letter. From Arnold the piggie, who has lost his ant, all the way to Zebra (who has been waiting and waiting for his turn to join in with the story!)

This playful story is the perfect way to introduce the alphabet to very young children. Or to help older children become more confident using letters. Each letter is written in upper and lower case, and can be sounded out phonetically.

Kipper has been a much-loved picture book character for over 25 years.

"A perfect introduction to the alphabet ... Rather than just listing words that match the letters, there's a real story here, with a strong cast of characters, an involving plot and plenty of jokes to keep everyone smiling" - The Bookbag

"Kipper has touched a cord with children and parents alike" - Practical Parenting

Biographical Notes

Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444918144
  • Publication date: 01 May 2014
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Very clear and clever A to Z with simple, appealing illustrations and lots of tiny things to spot — Bournemouth Daily Echo
A perfect way to introduce the alphabet to children, with a story as well to keep the child entertained — Family Interest Magazine
A perfect introduction to the alphabet ... Rather than just listing words tat match the letters, there's a real story here, with a strong cast of characters,an involving plot and plenty of jokes to keep everyone smiling — The Bookbag
Inkpen is a master at creating loveable characters and getting them to do gentle but amusing things — The Parents Guide
A superior alphabet book that will engage the widest range of children, thanks to an imaginative storyline and endearing characters — Radio Times
Pure delight — The Herald
Funny and charming — The London Parents Guide
Outstanding — Primrose Hill Books
Warm and tender as ever, this will enthral children of all ages — Carousel
Adorable, breezy, clever, this is the alphabet book of choice — Publisher's Weekly
kipper and his endearing friends make learning the alphabet an enchanting experience — Child Education
A journey through the alphabet which is witty, inventive and captivating — School Librarian
My children absolutely LOVE all of Mick Inkpen's books, and I still love reading Kipper to them, even when it's for the hundreth time... — Cressida Cowell
Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike. — Practical Parenting
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