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Brian the Giant

By Vivian French
Illustrated by Sue Heap

A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers, from bestselling author Vivian French and much-loved illustrator Sue Heap, with a friendly text and stylish two-colour illustrations.

Brian the Giant is part of Walker Starters, the wonderfully fun and friendly series for beginner readers. Brian the Giant loves eating muffins – but he hates making them. When someone starts stealing his muffins, he finds a VERY special way of finding out who it is! This is a charming and uplifting story told through a range of writing styles, including hand-lettered speech bubbles and recipes. The illustrations, which appear on every page, are lively and stylish, and play an active part in helping children understand the text.

  • Using several different types of text from signposts and speech bubbles to recipes the Starters series fits literacy guidelines.
  • "Top contemporary authors make up this lively and stylish new series with strong child appeal." Junior Education

About the author

Vivian French is a bestselling children's author who has written over 40 books for Walker, and more than 250 books during the course of her career. Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World and the junior fiction title The Adventures of Alfie Onion. Vivian helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh. Follow Viv on Twitter under the handle @fivekingdoms, or visit her at her website: www.vivianfrench.com.

About the illustrator

Sue Heap is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. She won the Smarties Book Prize for Cowboy Baby and has enjoyed great critical and commercial success with Polly's Pink Pyjamas by Vivian French, and her books with Teresa Heapy, including Very Little Red Riding Hood and Very Little Cinderella. Sue lives in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

ISBN: 9781844289639
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2005
Dimensions: 135 x 198mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $11.99
New Zealand RRP: $12.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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