Stories Aloud
Publication date: 02 May 2019
ISBN: 9781788004008
Size: 270 x 270 mm
Length: 32 pages

The Same But Different Too

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A brilliantly witty introduction to comparisons and opposites, illustrated by the winner of the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award.

These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who’s the best at hiding? One thing’s certain: they all love a good bedtime story!

Shortlisted for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Picture Book Award, this is the perfect book for little ones who are just beginning to make sense of their place in the world. Karl Newson has created a simple, funny and heart-warming text, which is perfectly matched by Kate Hindley’s charming, brilliantly witty artwork, filled with detail.

Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free “Stories Aloud” audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

Related activity sheets available on the Nosy Crow website.

"Newson and Hindley celebrate differences using simple but wonderfully effective opposites and comparisons, with a highly endearing cast of children and animals. The Bookseller

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“Newson and Hindley celebrate differences using simple but wonderfully effective opposites and comparisons, with a highly endearing cast of children and animals.”

–  Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“Hindley’s stylish design makes for beautiful pages of illustration that are brimming with detail, and Newson’s rhyming text is a joy to read.”

–  Emma Dunn and Sarah Mallon, The Scotsman

“A story promoting friendship, acceptance and empathy to be shared during cherished moments with your little snuggle bug.”

–  Emma O’Donovan, Baby Magazine

“A super-positive message, rhymed superbly making it a joy to read aloud.”

–  Father Reading (blog)

“A beautiful rhyming story detailing the differences between us and also the similarities that link us too.”

–  Book Bound (blog)

“The book celebrates being unique, similarities and differences in an open and child-like way.”

–  Folded Corners (blog)

“Entertaining.”

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