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    • ISBN:9781444924565
    • Publication date:17 Sep 2015
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I Will Love You Anyway

By Mick Inkpen
Illustrated by Chloe Inkpen

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A funny, moving classic-in-the-making from the creators of Kipper and Zoe and Beans, now in an adorable mini hardback edition.

From the creators of Kipper and Wibbly Pig, comes a funny and moving classic-in-the-making, now in an adorable mini hardback edition.

I don't do 'sit!'
I don't do 'stay!'
But I will love you anyway.

From the celebrated creators of Kipper, Wibbly Pig, and Zoe and Beans comes a picture book to treasure. Dog is very badly behaved - he destroys everything, chases cars and won't stop running away! But when he finds himself lost and alone there is one person he can count on.

Praise for Mick Inkpen:
'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail
'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

Praise for Zoe and Beans:
'These books will become well-loved members of any child's book collection.' Carousel

For activities, competitions and other fun stuff check out www.chloeinkpen.com

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. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.

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. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.

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  • ISBN: 9781444942040
  • Publication date: 08 Feb 2018
  • Page count: 3
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Charming, sad and funny. The day it arrived, my three-year old insisted we read it thirteen consecutive times — Huffington Post
Poignant and comical story about friendship — Carousel
Teaching children about conceptual ideas, like unconditional love, is a tall order, but I Will Love You Anyway gets it spot on — Smallish Magazine
Poignant and thought provoking story about a pet dog and his boy ... the reunion of dog and boy is beautifully drawn ... This is quite a subtle message about love and friendship -- that you don't give love just because of what someone can do for you (perform tricks, obey, etc) but being loved is the greatest gift you can receive. — School Librarian
[A] thought-provoking story about a pet dog and his boy ... This is quite a subtle message about love and friendship -- that you don't give love just because of what somebody can do for you (perform tricks, obey, etc) but being loved is the greatest gift you can receive — School Librarian
With witty rhyming text complemented by the most adorable illustrations of the cutest dog, this wonderful tale of friendship between a boy and his pet will be a firm favourite with youngsters and their parents. — The Surrey Advertiser
This is a very funny, touching story of a pup told in his own words and in rhyme ... gorgeous illustrations ... Great for new readers — Primary Times
This wonderful tale of friendship between a boy and his pet will be a firm favourite with youngsters and their parents — Surrey Advertiser
Mick and Chloe Inkpen have once again produced a delightful picture book that young children and grown-up readers will love and which will, I am sure, become another firm favourite — Teaching English (Primary Matters)
Drop everything and read this wonderful book right now — Shelf Awareness