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Shy Ones

By Simona Ciraolo
Illustrated by Simona Ciraolo

Who’s this? A little flapjack octopus. You may almost have missed him. You see, he’s not the type to stand out in a crowd. Unless you were looking for him, you might not spot him at all... He’s one of the shy ones.

Who’s this? A little flapjack octopus. You may almost have missed him. You see, he’s not the type to stand out in a crowd. Unless you were looking for him, you might not spot him at all... He’s one of the shy ones. This beautifully delicate picture book explores the topic of shyness and friendship. Stunningly illustrated by bestselling creator Simona Ciraolo, this book is sure to resonate with young children across the world, particularly those who are just starting school.

  • Sweet and gentle story carries a meaningful message about shyness
  • Gorgeous illustrations make this a stunning gift
  • Reading together offers a way to talk about feelings associated with social anxiety, including starting school

About the author

Simona Ciraolo is a Sardinian-born author and illustrator whose witty and endearing tales recently won her the Sebastian Walker Award. Ciraolo studied animation at the National Film School in Turin, Italy, before moving to the UK where she undertook an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She has also worked as a freelance 2D animator for children’s TV shows and illustrated five picture books for an independent Italian publisher.

ISBN: 9781912497355
Imprint: Flying Eye Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: August 1, 2020
Dimensions: 295 x 210mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 03/08/20 at 00:15:37
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