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Ravi's Roar

Written by Tom Percival

Illustrated by Tom Percival

Key Stage 1 Family / Home Stories General Fiction Humorous

LoveReading View on Ravi's Roar

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2019

Temper tantrums are brilliantly visualised in this witty story about how Ravi deals with his. Poor Ravi! The youngest and smallest in the family he is always the slowest and the shortest and the last one to get what he wants. It makes him feel terrible! And when Ravi feels terrible he ROARS. His face goes red, he grows two furry ears, sharp teeth and a stripey tail. Now he can get what he wants but there is a price to pay: will anyone want to play with him? Tom Percival’s illustrations keep the message light hearted without trivialising it.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2019 

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Ravi's Roar Synopsis

Most of the time Ravi can control his temper but, one day, he lets out the tiger within ...

Being a tiger is great fun at first - tigers can do ANYTHING they want! But who wants to play with a growling, roaring, noisy, wild tiger who won't share or play nicely? Ravi is about to discover something very important about expressing his feelings and making amends.

A clever and engaging book about temper tantrums, dealing with emotions and learning to express and understand your feelings. The perfect book for helping with bad days and noisy outbursts.

Ravi's Roar Press Reviews

Praise for Perfectly Norman;

"A sweet and uplifting story that celebrates diversity ... and inspires children to dare to be different and have the courage to stand out" - BookTrust

“This joyous, original paean to individuality is sophisticated but deftly judged; children just starting to sense the invisible burden of peer group disapproval should find it especially heartening.” Guardian

Praise for Ruby's Worry;

"Written with a lightness of touch … this is a very special book” Angels & Urchins

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408892176
Publication date: 8th August 2019
Author: Tom Percival
Illustrator: Tom Percival
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Family / Home Stories, General Fiction, Humorous

About Tom Percival

Tom Percival studied Graphic Design in South Wales. His illustration career has seen him design Halloween merchandise for a major supermarket, create the character 'Hector' for an Aardman-animated road safety campaign and his book illustration work includes the artwork for the phenomenally successful Skulduggery Pleasant series. As well as illustrating fiction covers, Tom has also written and illustrated three picture books: Tobias and the Super Spooky Ghost Book, A Home for Mr Tipps and Jack’s Amazing Shadow. Herman’s Letter is Tom’s first picture book for Bloomsbury.. He lives in Stroud with his partner and ...

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