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Please Mr Panda

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781444922844

Price: £6.99

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Learn to say ‘Please’ with Mr Panda in this charmingly funny picture book.

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


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.
Households with toddlers may find a new family catchphrase. Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings.
Smart design decisions by Antony distinguish his visual storytelling.
Publishers Weekly
A simple morality tale... does the job beautifully.
The Times (Children's Book of the Week)
Steve Antony is one to keep an eye on.
Remember to say "please"and "thank you" if you want a sweet treat from this bear!
Households with toddlers may find a new family catchphrase...Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings
Kirkus Reviews
Very sophisticated
Montreal Gazette
A simple, funny lesson in manners
Books For Keeps
A beautifully designed and illustrated picture book of unparalleled deliciousness
WRD About Books
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
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
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)
For the grandchildren Please Mr Panda by Steve Antony has been the number one
Books For Keeps
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