Win 1 of 5 copies of ‘It’s a Book’ by Lane Smith
- Published on Thursday, 05 April 2012 11:03
- Last Updated on 05 April 2012
- Monica Costa
- 4 Comments
A wry exchange between an IT-savvy donkey, a book-loving ape and a mouse forms this playful and light-hearted look at the role of books in our tech-driven age. Why have a book when you could have a laptop? We discover soon enough! With a subversive and signature Lane Smith twist, this satisfying and perfectly executed picture book has something to say, to children and adults alike, about the importance and joy of reading.
For your chance to win one of these amazing DVDs, answer the simple question below in our dedicated competition page ((USE ONLY THIS DEDICATED PAGE – DO NOT SEND MESSAGES AND DO NOT POST MESSAGES ON THE WEBSITE OR ON THIS PAGE AS THE ENTRY WON”T BE VALID) https://londonmumsmagazine.com/competition-area. The question is: ‘What’s the name of the book’s illustrator?’ The deadline to enter is 30th April 2012.
As much as one can tweet, blog and surf, sometimes it’s the world within a book you really want to be a part of.
Lane Smith is a bestselling author and illustrator. He is best known in the UK for his brilliantly quirky and silly collaborations with Jon Scieszka, in particular for the multi award-winning THE STINKY CHEESE MAN AND OTHER FAIRLY STUPID TALES. His next book GRANDPA GREEN will be publishing with Macmillan Children’s Books in August 2012. Lane lives in a small town in rural Connecticut with his wife Molly, a picture book designer.
‘a charming defence of the book as we know it . . . funny, with entertaining repetitions and surprises, and a punch line’ – Sunday Times
‘A work of genius’ – Sunday Telegraph
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