Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear

Author(s): Mick Inkpen

3-5 yrs Picture Books (Paperback)

Wibbly Pig has a new friend -- a bear so BIG, he can hardly fit on the page. He does not know how to brush his teeth or comb his hair and he can't even use a spoon. But Wibbly loves him just the same! A picture book that shows it is what's inside that matters.

About the author:
Mick Inkpen is now one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have sold millions worldwide. He is the winner of the British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.

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A simple story about love and friendship, happiness and loss: perfect for tiny children -- The Mail on Sunday 20061210 The latest Wibbly Pig story maintains the subtle simplicity of what has become a favourite character series, this time offering a touchingly heartfelt message: that being kind and fun is just as valid as being clever and co-ordinated... expressive illustrations... The humorous text has a pleasing rhythm to it, with emphasised words on each page that children will delight in shouting out, as this is one story they will surely be learning off by heart. -- Carousel 20061210 ... it is, of course, what's inside that matters. -- The Children's Bookseller 20061210 Wibbly Pig is another triumph for Mick Inkpen. -- The Mail on Sunday 20061210 ...captivating... -- The Sunday Express 20061210 A gentle book about loving friends for who they are. -- Junior 20061210 Heat-warming story with beautiful and very clear illustrations. -- Bournemouth Daily Echo 20061210 Praise for previous Wibbly Pig books - This is one of those perfect picture books that are useful, as well as thoroughly entertaining. Inkpen's style is simple but warm and effective. - INK 04/05/2004 - An irresistible character. Wibbly Pig does things every toddler can relate to. - The Daily Telegraph - The overwhelmingly cheerful Wibbly Pig has a devoted following among pre-schoolers who'll revel in his constant side-stepping of the ultimate moment of bedtime which he fights off with a series of happy and familiar rituals. - Guardian Unlimited Books Review 26/02/2005 - this book is the perfect bedtime companion for young children - who minds magazine of the national childminding as 04/07/2004 -- miscellaneous 20061210 On Tickly Christmas Wibbly PigWibbly Pig is everyone's favourite. Presented with timeless elegance and style... - Carousel One to like very much. - Nicolette Jones -- Miscellaneous 20061210

Mick Inkpen is now one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have sold millions worldwide. He is the winner of the British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.

General Fields

  • : 9780340997529
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : March 2010
  • : 261x260mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mick Inkpen
  • : -
  • : 1
  • : 823.914
  • : 32
  • : chiefly col. Illustrations