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I Am Not An Octopus

By Eoin McLaughlin
Illustrated by Marc Boutavant

A brilliantly funny story of facing your fears from the picture book team behind The Case of the Missing Cake.

Terry is not an octopus. He's just a regular guy with a few extra arms. Yes, he loves tuna and yes, he'd love to visit Super Octopus Fantasea Adventure World. But octopuses live in the sea. And Terry is afraid of water. Maybe he should learn to swim? A very silly story about being brave, facing your fears and accepting who you really are.

  • A silly but heartwarming book about being yourself and accepting who you are.
  • Addressing worries in a witty way, this funny story will have children rooting for Terry as he learns to swim.
  • Bright, graphic artwork perfectly complements the jaunty, irreverent text.

About the author

Eoin McLaughlin is a picture book writer whose books include The Hug, illustrated by Polly Dunbar, and Secret Agent Elephant, illustrated by Ross Collins. When he is not writing for children, he works as a copy writer for Channel 4. Born in Ireland, Eoin has lived in Amsterdam and New York, and now lives in London with his wife and their baby. Find him on Twitter as @eoinmclaughlin.

About the illustrator

Marc Boutavant is an award-winning graphic artist, illustrator and comic book author. He has illustrated numerous children’s books, including What Happens Next?, written by Nicola Davies, Edmund, The Thing, written by Astrid Desbordes and Never Tickle a Tiger, written by Pamela Butchart. He is also the creator of the bestselling Around the World with Mouk, which has been adapted into a television series for Disney Junior UK. Born in Bourgogne, France, he now lives in Paris. Find him on Instagram as @chienpourriii.

ISBN: 9781406369113
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 2, 2022
Dimensions: 248 x 288mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 03/08/21 at 01:23:42
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