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I'll Show You, Blue Kangaroo! - Emma Chichester Clark

Paperback Published: 18th July 2005
ISBN: 9780007178940
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old

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Lily and Blue Kangaroo are best friends. But when Lily starts to show off, Blue Kangaroo wishes he wasn’t around. Especially when Lily gets up to scary things, even though she has been told not to.Inevitably, the day comes when Lily goes too far, and poor Blue Kangaroo is left clinging on for dear life! Just what will it take for Lily to be good?

About the Author

Emma studied art at the Royal College of Art . She has worked as a freelancer for magazines, publishers and advertising agencies as well as teaching art for several years, but now dedicates most of her time to children’s books.

Industry Reviews

Praise for Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?:

'Dazzles with as much craft and originality as the first picture book about this disarming pair.' Independent

'Could become a classic.' Books for Keeps

'Irresistible...brimming with 'Aaah factor" Bookseller

'Blue Kangaroo is a winner.' T. E. S.

Praise for I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!:

'Presented in clear, bright colours, this is a charming tale about affection and sharing...' School Librarian

'The story is told with great sensitivity and gentleness and it is a profoundly satisfying and rewarding book.' Carousel

'I Love You... would melt the stoniest heart. Blue Kangaroo is ousted from his place... by a procession of new toys. A tender and touching story for three to six year olds.' Sunday Telegraph

A very loved character!


All my grandchildren love Lily and her blue kangaroo! I am constantly having requests to read and reread about their adventures. Although strongly didactic, the justice meted out for LiLy's showing off is seen as fair by young readers. My granddaughter Lily especially likes the character as she has a cousin called Amelia as has the Lily in the book. The lovely rhythm of the language and the simple yet effective illustrations make this a book to treasure and reread.



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ISBN: 9780007178940
ISBN-10: 0007178948
Audience: Children
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 18th July 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 22.1  x 0.2
Weight (kg): 0.168