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This deceptively simple picture book depicts the creation of a new friendship using only one or two words per page and illustrated with two expressively drawn characters. An exuberant boy greets a seemingly shy, somewhat downcast boy as they walk down the street. The greeting of Yo!
This warm and loving picture book describes the friendship of mouse and mole. They are described as sharing everything from picnics and toys to comfort, deep secrets and love. One day the two friends are watching the stars and get into a discussion of wishing on a falling star.
It's 1985, and in London a group of young gay men and women (well, one woman to begin with) led by the charismatic, Irish Mark Ashton, are raising money to help embattled miners, for no other reason than that they know what it's like to be picked on too.
"I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that's the truth, the whole truth." This is the first line hook from a whopper of a book.
After a terrible row, three friends , Cat, Duck and Squirrel, learn how to compromise and cooperate just in time to save their friendship (not to mention their supper) .
'Two Monsters' is writer-illustrator David McKee's darkly funny take on war and diplomacy, told via the tale of two monsters arguing over who's right whilst laying waste to the mountain they lean on. Small children will get the joke right away.
A powerful, moving and inspiring account of two ultumately intertwining lives.
<p>The central character in this novel is a highly intelligent and resourceful woman who struggles repeatedly to come to terms with loss and the randomness of life.