Gregory Cool

byCaroline Binch

Picture Books | June 26, 2012

Gregory Cool by Caroline Binch
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When Gregory wakes up on his first day in Tobago with his grandparents, his heart sinks. The food is strange and spicy, the sun too hot, his cousin Lennox is on another wave length, and there are none of the televisions, video games and other high-tech gadgets that a cool city boy takes for granted. But an encounter with friendly fishermen at the beach could be just what Gregory needs to help him feel more at home. How Gregory adjusts to the strange culture, and learns to enjoy the lifestyle of the Caribbean is enchantingly told and illustrated by award-winning author Caroline Binch, illustrator of the bestselling Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman. It illustrates the clash of cultures - even between generations of the same family - perfectly for young readers and Caroline Binch's illustrations bring the Caribbean vividly to life. Gregory Cool was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal, as well as regional awards.
Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the smarties Prize. She is perhaps best known for Amazing Grace and Grace and Family. Gregory Cool, which she wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. It was followed by Since Dad Left, which won the United Kingdom Book Award ...
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Title:Gregory CoolFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 10.75 X 8.75 X 0.25 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.75 X 8.75 X 0.25 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847802583

ISBN - 13:9781847802583

Appropriate for ages: 5

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