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  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446403938
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Three By the Sea




A modern fable about happiness and friendship from the award-winning Mini Grey

In a house by the sea there happily live a dog, a cat and a mouse. Well, happily enough until a stranger knocks on the door one night, offering them each a special free gift. Who is this mysterious salesman blowing into their little world and turning it upside-down? And can their happy home survive his trouble-making gifts?

  • Pub date: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446403938
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Mini Grey

Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. Her books include Egg Drop, The Pea and the Princess (shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), Biscuit Bear (winner of the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award), Traction Man is Here (winner of the Boston Horn Book Award and shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon (winner of the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Bronze Award and winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), and Traction Man meets Turbodog. Mini Grey is one of the Big Picture's ten Best New Illustrators.

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Praise for Three By the Sea

“This is yet more proof of Grey's knack for telling stories with beautiful emotional depth. A reassuring read.”

Junior

“Mini Grey's beautifully illustrated story improves with each reading as the stranger's mission and legacy becomes more intriguing - is he good or bad? A lovely book to open up discussion with little ones who like a bith of depth to their bedtime reading.”

The Daily Mail


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