The Five Misfits

May 4, 2017|
The Five Misfits by Beatrice Alemagna
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Five misfits – one holey, one folded up like an envelope, one floppy and boneless, one topsey-turvey, and one that can only be described as a total catastrophe – are perfectly content living in their ramshackle house until one day Mr Perfect, replete with bright pink knickerbockers and fluorescent hair, arrives to inform the happy-go-lucky crew that their lives are "completely worthless". Initially dejected and depressed, each character uses their own special talent to turn the criticism on its head. This quirky and allegorical picture book is filled with humorous and poignant moments, brought to life beautiful contemporary artwork from one of Europe''s best-loved talents.

Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna, Italy in 1973. When she was a child her biggest heroes were Pippi Longstocking, Marcovaldo, Karlsson on the roof, Silvester, and Meffi. At age 8, she decided that, whatever the cost, when she grew up she would become a painter and a writer of novels. Her picture books have won multiple awards...
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Title:The Five MisfitsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 12.75 X 9 X 0.25 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 12.75 X 9 X 0.25 inPublished:May 4, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847806376

ISBN - 13:9781847806376

Appropriate for ages: 2

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