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Please Mr Panda Board Book

Please Mr Panda Board Book

Learn to say ‘Please’ with Mr Panda in this charmingly funny story. In a sturdy board book, perfect for even the youngest readers.

Mr Panda has a tray of doughnuts. Patiently and politely, Mr Panda asks his friends if they would like one. Each animal says yes, but without the all-important ‘please’! Is anyone worthy of Mr Panda’s doughnuts?

“An ideal book for kids to learn about good manners.” The Sun
“Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings.” Kirkus
“Does the job beautifully.” The Times (Children’s Book of the Week)

Look out for more books starring the grumpy (but loveable!) Mr Panda. Over half a million copies sold to date!

Thank You Mr Panda
I’ll Wait Mr Panda
Goodnight Mr Panda
Mr Panda’s Colours
Mr Panda’s Feelings
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Picture Books, Activity Books & Early Learning Material / Picture Books

On Sale: 4th May 2017

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781444933789


Households with toddlers may find a new family catchphrase. Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings.
A simple, funny lesson in manners...The book has a Jon Klassen appeal to it, with its repeated text, restricted colour palate. minimalist backgrounds and the way that sometimes only tiny changes to the artwork - a raised eyebrow on the whale for instance - are used to convey different emotions
Books For Keeps
A simple, funny lesson in manners
Books For Keeps
Will spark discussion and deserves multiple readings. I love Mr Panda's expressions and have felt that way myself before when people aren't polite. Your best buy BEFORE Christmas especially for little ones yelling I WANT!
South Wales Evening Post (Swansea)
A beautifully designed and illustrated picture book of unparalleled deliciousness
WRD About Books
Households with toddlers may find a new family catchphrase...Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings
Kirkus Reviews
uses monochrome to splendid effect, not just for the quite justifiably grumpy Mr Panda, but for all the animals he meets and to whom he offers his delicious, brightly-coloured tray of doughnuts. Each of them is refused and clever young children will soon guess the reason why
The School Librarian
Steve Antony is one to keep an eye on.
The Queen's Hat highlighted Antony as a hot new talent, and this, his third book, will win him more fans. A witty look at manners.
Remember to say "please"and "thank you" if you want a sweet treat from this bear!
A simple morality tale... does the job beautifully.
The Times (Children's Book of the Week)
Smart design decisions by Antony distinguish his visual storytelling.
Publishers Weekly
With bold illustrations and spare prose that keep the mood light and playful, Antony offers a delightful primer on manners your children will ask for again and again
Barnes & Noble
Very sophisticated
Montreal Gazette
For the grandchildren Please Mr Panda by Steve Antony has been the number one
Books For Keeps