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Vikings in the Supermarket

Written by Nick Sharratt

Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Part of the Dfbees Series

Key Stage 1 Poetry Books for Children Poetry

LoveReading View on Vikings in the Supermarket

Six bouncy poems each of which is richly illustrated by award-winning illustrator Nick Sharratt. Burt, Cora, Charlie, Selwin, Ida and Quentin are the six Vikings let loose on a delightful shopping spree in a supermarket in the title poem. More reflective is The Mermaid and the Shoe. What would a mermaid do with a shoe? There are lots of watery ideas from using it as a little sailing boat to wearing it as a hat! The Tidy Pirate gives pirates an entertaining brush up while Fangsalot imagines what would happen if a vampire bat bit a cat, a cat bit a cow, a cow bit a horse – and so on! ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Vikings in the Supermarket Synopsis

Fantastic fun for all Nick Sharratt fans! Six funny poems to read aloud, with colourful, bold illustrations to appeal to all children. Six Vikings on a shopping trip, one tartan-patterned cat, a clever little mermaid, a naughty vampire bat, the queen who's really fond of green, the pirate Tidy Clyde, open up this jolly book and meet them all inside!

Six Vikings on a shopping trip,

One tartan-patterned cat,

A clever little mermaid,

A naughty vampire bat,

A queen who’s really fond of green,

The pirate Tidy Clyde,

Open up this jolly book and meet them all inside!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910200650
Publication date: 3rd March 2016
Author: Nick Sharratt
Illustrator: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Poetry , Poetry

About Nick Sharratt

Nick Sharratt is an established illustrator who lives and works in Brighton. He has won many awards including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award (1996, 1997, 2000 and 2001), the Red House Children’s Book Award (1997, 2001 and 2003), the Smarties Book Prize (2000), the Kate Greenaway Medal (2003) and the Blue Peter Award (2003). Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Nick Sharratt’s big and bold illustrations leap off the page and delight very young readers with their cheerful simplicity. The sounds of lots of different noises are celebrated in Toddle Waddle as a toddler takes a simple stroll to the end ...

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