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Celebrate fifteen years of Charlie Cook's Favourite Book with this special anniversary edition, featuring the much-loved original story plus additional bonus content and a new foiled cover.
There are lots of reading jokes in this book within a book, within a book: pirates and robbers settle down with their favourite stories and the Three Bears discover Goldilocks reading their favourite book (after having eaten their porridge, of course). It’s all written in bubbly rhyming verse matched with vigorous illustrations which make extensive play of the central joke.
Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog . . .
From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book of adventure! Charlie Cook's Favourite Book 15th Anniversary Edition features the classic story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo, as well extra-special additional content, including a letter from the author and never-before-seen artwork from the illustrator.
A glorious celebration of books and reading - Scotsman
Both the words and the illustrations are full of fun and jokes . . . above all, it proves that reading is irresistible. - Sunday Times
The picture book of the season. - The Bookseller
|Publication date:||9th January 2020|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Year Groups:||Early Years|
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West ...More About Julia Donaldson