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Looking For Rex

Looking For Rex

The children are sure that Gramps would never feel lonely if he had a dog of his own. They say the dog should be called Rex, but what would Rex look like? So they play Looking for Rex, and pretend to see Rex, but whenever they think they find Rex...it is never really the right Re... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921541483
Barcode 9781921541483
Published 1 October 2012 by Hardie Grant Egmont
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ormerod, Jan
By Thompson, Carol
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ISBN-13 9781921541483
ISBN-10 1921541482
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
Imprint Little Hare
Publication Date 1 October 2012
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ormerod, Jan
By Thompson, Carol
Category Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 244mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 399g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 286568

Description of this Book

An award-winning duo has teamed up to create a heartfelt story about anticipation, longing, and the need to compromiseGramps longs for a dog, and all of his grandchildren agree. They decide his name should be Rex. But, where should they find Rex? And what does Rex look like? Gramps plays along with their game of Looking for Rex. They point out dogs on their way home from school--but none of them are Rex. They are too small, too big, or too smelly. Why can't they find the right Rex?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Ormerod's lively, economical text, filled with sound effects, reads aloud well, while Thompson's exuberant mixed-media illustrations greatly extend the words with dialogue bubbles and sensitive, heart-tugging, kinetic scenes. --School Library Journal on Molly and Her Dad

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Author's Bio

Jan Ormerod Jan Ormerod has written over 60 books and is published in 21 countries. Jan has won many awards for her books for children, including the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award. Jan has also been highly commended for the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal. Carol Thompson Carol Thompson is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children. Her work has been published by HarperCollins, Walker Books, Candlewick Press, Orchard Books, Simon and Schuster, Oxford University Press and Bloomsbury. Her previous title with Little Hare was Chill.

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