One Blue Sock

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Random House Australia, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Theo Leo is a normal boy--except he eats worms, and collects twigs and feathers, and hops around on his one bare foot. He's quite happy being different, if only his fluffy red arms didn't make him so clumsy. Then one day, he flaps his arms, and discovers he can fly!

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Themes: Being different, What makes you special, What is normal, Being yourself, Believing in yourself... Once upon a time there was a boy and his name was THEO LEO... Theo's a fairly normal boy ... Read full review

One Blue Sock

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With books such as Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat and Emily Loves to Bounce, Stephen Michael King has become a favourite for his depiction of characters who express their individuality against a ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Emily Ballou was born in Wisconsin and moved to Sydney in 1991 at the age of twenty-two. She lives in the Blue Mountains and is a poet and screenwriter. Her first novel, Father Lands was published in 2002 to some acclaim. This is her first picture book. Stephen Michael King has been shortlisted several times for a Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award and won both the 2002 YABBA and KOALA children's choice awards for Pocket Dogs. His first picture book, The Man Who Loved Boxes, was the winner of the inaugural Family Award and was selected for Pick of the List (US).

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