Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A heart-warming, delightful tale of friendship for the youngest members of the family
Little Elliot Big City
Five Mile Press - Hardcover - $19.99
What’s better than a cupcake?
A friend to
share it with!
Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the
big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of
the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy – like
cupcakes! And when his problems seem insurmountable, Elliot discovers
something even sweeter – a friend.
·Illustrated in gorgeous retro noir style from up-and-coming New York based illustrator Mike Curato.
·A heart-warming, delightful tale of friendship. The first
book in a series of three, this story features the irresistible Elliot, a
little polka-dot elephant, and his life in the big city.
· When released in the US this book featured on the US Bestsellers. Mike
Curato is an exciting new talent who has quickly developed a following.
Mike Curato is an illustrator who loves
small treasures. You can find him on any given day walking around New York
city, eating a cupcake (or thinking about it). www.mikecurato.com