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The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon [Library Binding]

Mini Grey
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Review

"One of the picture books of the year" (Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times)

"Grey's pictures are busy, witty, lively . . . No romantic or fly by night of any age could resist this book" (Kate Kellaway Observer)

"Mini Grey, with all the dash of matinee heroics, pulls it off, with a story and pictures that deserve close examination" (Dina Rabinovitch Guardian)

"Combining cinematic breadth with extravagant detail, these kaleidoscopic pictures invite and reward endless exploration and you're left humming the tune long after the final curtain" (Joanna Carey Guardian)

"An original, detailed story told with great humour" (The Bookseller) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Mini Grey's witty text and exquisite illustrations combine to make this a must-have gem.

--This text refers to the Paperback edition.

From the Back Cover

READ ALL ABOUT IT!

INSIDE: You've read the rhyme, now find out what happens next in the astonishing tale of the dazzling Dish and Spoon duo.

"One of the picture books of the year" Nicolette Jones, The Times

"Grey's pictures are busy, witty, lively . . . no romantic or fly-by-night of any age could resist this book" Observer

"These kaleidoscopic pictures invite and reward endless exploration" Joanna Carey, Guardian

"Delightfully inventive" Carousel

"Brilliant" School Librarian

From the creator of Traction Man Is Here, Biscuit Bear, The Pea and the Princess and Egg Drop.

--This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. Her books include Egg Drop, The Pea and the Princess (shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), Biscuit Bear (winner of the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award), Traction Man is Here (winner of the Boston Horn Book Award and shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon (winner of the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Bronze Award and winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), and Traction Man meets Turbodog. Mini Grey is one of the Big Picture's ten Best New Illustrators. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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