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Thank You for Looking After Our Pets [Paperback]

Tim Hopgood
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7 July 2011
It's very kind of you to look after our pets while we're away, including Cuddles the Crocodile, Elsie and Edna the Elephants, and Orlando the Octopus! And watch out for the penguins on the stairs...Looking after pets has never been quite so fun, or as surprising!

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  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books (7 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857071157
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857071156
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 26.1 x 26.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 621,028 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Tim Hopgood is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator.

His first book,'Our Big Blue Sofa' won the Cambridgeshire 'Read It Again!' Award in 2007. This was followed by 'A Dog Called Rod' which was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award 2008 and the British Book Design Awards 2007. In 2008, Tim won the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Emerging Illustrator for 'Here Comes Frankie!', which was also nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Tim's first book for younger readers,'Wow! Said The Owl' was shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award 2009 and is his first book to be published in the USA. Tim's latest book, 'BIG!' was published in May 2013 and has been shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Award 2014.

As a freelance illustrator, his work has appeared in Tatler Magazine, Harpers & Queen, GQ and Joyce. Other clients include: The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Court Theatre, Kyle Cathie Publishers, Quadrille Publishing and the Institute of Contemporary Art.

In an interview with Madelyn Travis, for Booktrust, Tim says "When I'm writing, I like to work in silence, but when I'm drawing and painting I listen to music played loud on my old stereo. Two of my favourite albums to work to are 'Kind of Blue' by Miles Davies and 'Songs In The Key of Life' by Stevie Wonder."

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5.0 out of 5 stars Already gone down a treat 26 July 2011
Format:Paperback
We just bought this book last week for our eldest for our holiday- and already it's gone down a treat. Tim Hopgood has an eye for what children love to read about, and Thank-You For Looking After Our Pets is looking to be a summer favourite. Love the clever pet names and bright colours- Tim Hopgood's illustrations tap into children's imaginations and it's great to see them wondering what their pets could be up to while we're on our holiday! Wonderful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased :-) 10 Jan 2013
By Bugsy
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A lovely, colourful fun book that I think is a lovely present to give my neighbours - they have four children aged 2 to 8 - for feeding my bunnies whilst I was away over Christmas.
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5.0 out of 5 stars We love Tim Hopgood's books! 3 July 2011
Format:Paperback
Tim's latest book is SO charming! Very funny, fab illustrations and such a lovely story - will appeal to ALL ages and is guaranteed to make you smile at each page! What isn't there to love about it? A purrfect present - it will make you very happy and it's a great book to read with children - so visual, exciting and gently entertaining!Every house should have this book!
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