By Steve Antony
From the bestselling and award-winning Steve Antony, creator of Please Mr Panda, comes a brand new story that reminds us to go outside and enjoy the natural world.
A delightful picture book about the wonders of all the fun you can have inside AND outside, by the award-winning Steve Antony, author of the bestselling Please Mr Panda.
BLIP spends all day plugged into her computer, playing games and having fun. But when there is a POWER CUT, Blip goes down the stairs and out the front door, where she discovers playing games and having fun . . . OUTSIDE. Isn't it wonderful to be UNPLUGGED?
By Steve Antony, winner of the Oscar's First Book Prize, nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.
"[A] gorgeous piece of propaganda for going outside." & "[T]he book is so elegantly illustrated and cleverly conceived."
Steve Antony is an award winning, bestselling children's book writer and illustrator based in Swindon in the UK. His 2014 debut, The Queen's Hat, won the Oscar's First Book Prize, was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for a clutch of awards, including the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Steve's other books includePlease Mr Panda, which was a London Times Pick of the Week, a Barnes & Noble Book of the Month and was simultaneously read in 645 Barnes & Noble stores across the States on Jan 10th 2015. Steve's Shaun the Sheep sculpture based on The Queen's Hat recently raised £15,000 for the Wallace and Gromit Children's Charity.
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08 Mar 2018
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Hodder Children's Books
A gentle catalyst for crucial conversations about balancing digital diversions with real-life play as well an introduction to self-guided critical thinking. — Kirkus Reviews
A celebration of the beauty of nature and a timely call of adventure. — Inis
Parents who worry about their children staring at screens all day will approve of Steve Anthony's Unplugged. Blip spends most of her time plugged into her computer. but when there's a power cut Blip discovers the joys of the great outdoors, playing games, dancing and having fun. — Daily Express
A cleverly written story that can be used to great effect to show children the joys of leaving behind their electronic devices. — Parents in Touch