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The Night Shimmy
About the book
  • Published: 1 October 2003
  • ISBN: 9780552549363
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $19.99

The Night Shimmy


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A beautifully illiustrated and masterfully told tale.

Eric doesn't like to talk. His secret friend, the Night Shimmy, says everything for him. Then Eric meets Marcia, who doesn't mind that Eric is quiet. And Eric discovers he doesn't need his imaginary friend after all.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2003
  • ISBN: 9780552549363
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Anthony Browne

Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal).

In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.

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