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The Spots and the Dots

By Helen Baugh
Illustrated by Marion Deuchars

Readers can choose to start from the perpevtive of the Spots or the Dots in this clever picture book illustrated by award-winning artist Marion Deuchars.

The Spots live on one side of the hill. The Dots live on the other. Both are fearful and suspicious of the other, but are they really all that different? When a young Spot and a young Dot meet at the top of the hill, they are about to find out... Flip the book upside down and choose whether to read from the perspective of the Spots or the Dots, right up until the middle, where the two communities collide. Find the similarities in others and celebrate the differences with this stunning picture book with artwork from award-winning illustrator Marion Deuchars.

  • Flip the book upside down and choose whether to read from the perspective of the Spots or the Dots, right up until the middle spread, where the two collide.
  • This story showcases a vital and timely message about acceptance, finding the similarities in others and celebrating the differences, tackling the key twin issues of racism and xenophobia.
  • Helen Baugh’s relevant and stirring text sits perfectly with Marion Deuchar’s striking artwork.

About the author

Helen Baugh wrote her first book (a book of spells) as a very young child. After taking a degree, travelling and working as a copywriter for more than twenty years, she finally came full circle and started writing children's books again. Helen lives with her partner and their two daughters near the sea in Sussex.

About the illustrator

Marion Deuchars is a Scottish born, internationally acclaimed, award-winning illustrator. Marion works with major design and advertising agencies, publishes illustrated children's books and has created a much-loved style of hand-lettering. Whether it’s client work for the likes of The Royal Mail and The Imperial War Museum, or inspiring youngsters with her Let’s Make Great Art books, Marion’s impact on the creative scene continues to be wide-ranging.

ISBN: 9781783449248
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 7, 2020
Dimensions: 269 x 280mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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