Cottonball Colin (Google eBook)

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Eerdmans Young Readers, Jan 2, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 26 pages
9 Reviews
Colin is the smallest of his ten brothers and sisters and oh, how his mother worries about him! She won't let him run and play. She insists that Colin sit quietly indoors ? until Grandma suggests wrapping him up tight in cotton. But not even cotton can protect Colin when he is finally allowed out into the world... This clever tale about growing up and letting go will delight and entertain readers of all ages.

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

This book is so cute. i thought it was funny that to make colin bigger his grandma put cotton on him. this teaches kids that no matter how small you are you can do anything. i liked the illustrations and it was very well written Read full review

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User Review  - Jbaccon - Goodreads

It's all about growing up and letting go...Great one for EYs as they develop their independence...I like the subtlety of his cool and funky styling at the end... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Jeanne Willis wrote her first book aged five and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. As well as her extensive writing experience Jeanne once worked as a reptile vet s assistant, has owned cats, a rat and a toad called Dave. She has never performed in an animal talent show but she did get married at London Zoo.

Tony Ross was born in London in 1938. He has illustrated lots of books, including some by Paula Danziger, Michael Palin, and Roald Dahl. He also writes and illustrates his own books. He has worked as a cartoonist, graphic designer, and art director of an advertising agency. When he was a kid, he wanted to grow up to be a cowboy.

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