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Olive and the Big Secret by Tor Freeman
  

Olive and the Big Secret

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Olive and the Big Secret by Tor Freeman

When Molly shares a secret with Olive, the urge to tell is just too great for Olive. She tells Joe who tells Matt who tells Lola. But Lola is best friends with Molly. The secret is out, and Olive is in big trouble! With adorable childlike characters in their mannerisms, behaviour and dialogue, young children will relate and parents will laugh at how well-observed they are.

Reviews

Young children will be riveted by this masterfully paced, puppy-love drama, played out with an array of quirky animals in contemporary comic style. The measure of individuality is each character's ability to keep a secret. There is the gossipmonger, the one who does not care, the one who tries to keep a secret, and the one who doesn't... A delightful, surefire conversation starter on the do's and don'ts of secrets among friends.--School Library Journal (starred review)Freeman's brisk storytelling and comically expressive cast of anthropomorphic animals make an all-too-familiar situation feel fresh...The stagelike composition and the characters
penchant for theatrical gestures keep the mood as light as a French farce while still conveying sympathy for Molly

--and empathy for the tough task of being a secret keeper.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)


About the Author

Tor Freeman graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Illustration in 1999. She has been writing and illustrating for children ever since.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2013

Author

Tor Freeman

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Publisher

Brubaker, Ford & Friends an imprint of Templar Publishing

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Categories

Picture storybooks

ISBN

9781848773530

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