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Made by Raffi - Craig Pomranz

Paperback Published: 1st February 2015
ISBN: 9781847805966
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 5+ years old

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Raffi is a shy boy who doesn't like noisy games and is often teased at school. But when he gets the idea of making a scarf for his dad's birthday he is full of enthusiasm, even though the other children think it is girly to knit. Then the day draws near for the school pageant, and there is one big problem - no costume for the prince. And that's when Raffi has his most brilliant idea of all - to make a prince's cape. On the day of the pageant, Raffi's cape is the star of the show.

About the Author

Craig Pomranz is an internationally known singer and actor in New York, with a wide range of performance venues and a lively website. This is his first book. Margaret Chamberlain is a well-respected illustrator of children's books. She lives in Dorset. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Has Anyone Seen Jack?, Look Out He's Behind You, Tales from Grimm, My Two Grannies and My Two Grandads.

Industry Reviews

Shortlisted for Little Rebel's Children's Book Award


"This book is for every child who has ever felt different." * Juno *
"This picturebook should find a place on school library shelves. It provides useful material for individuals or small group discussions on diversity, as it celebrates diversity." -- Jane Loder * The School Librarian *
"A theme that has been tackled before of course, but Raffi wears its message lightly without resort to mawkishness or sentimentality. A delightful book to share with a KS1/younger KS2 class which should provoke interesting discussion." * English Association *
"Vibrant, affectionate and inclusive, this is a book which celebrates difference and shows that being creative is cool. A positive story to share with a group of children, it doesn't labour the message that everyone should be valued, whatever their talents." * Reading Zone *
"Looks special, very special indeed!" * Rhino Reads *
"It's an excellent story, perceptive and thoughtful, about being confident with yourself, about not being swayed by others and doing what you think is right and handling opposition; family love is shown as vital too. It's good to be different!" * Parents in Touch *

ISBN: 9781847805966
ISBN-10: 1847805965
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5+ years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st February 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 24.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.18