Mick Inkpen's Kipper has been a star of picture books and animation for 25 years. This festive new edition of a Kipper Christmas classic will captivate a new generation of children. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author.
Which is best, Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper's friends are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever.
'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
Full of festive merriment and delicious excitement, this adorable book will leave everyone glowingSheer delightA sure-fire hitA typically enchanting story ... heaps of amiable charmEnchanting story, appealing illustrations and familiar charactersA beautifully illustrated heart-warming tale, destined to become a favourite ... teaches the values of friendship and communityThe charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alikeA festive reissue of this Kipper classic to celebrate Kipper's 25th birthday in 2014!To celebrate Kipper's 25th birthday in 2014, the classic Kipper picture books are being reissued with stunning new covers.A new Kipper title - Kipper's Little Friends
- also publishes in 2014 to celebrate the anniversary.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over, and a BAFTA award-winning character.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.Full of festive cheer and excitement, this wonderful story is perfect for the countdown to Christmas.Kipper's Christmas Eve
has sold over 255,000 copies since first publication.
Kipper`s Christmas Eve is enlarged and reissued for a new generation of children in celebration of Kipper`s 18th Birthday!
Which is best Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper`s friends: Pig, Arnold and Tiger are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever.
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children`s Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig`s Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children`s film in 1998.