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Lewis Clowns Around

Lynne Rickards; Illustrated by Gabby Grant

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Poor Lewis doesn't like being a puffin. He particularly dislikes flying! So Lewis decides to leave home and become a clown in the circus. But when there is an accident in the Big Top can Lewis save the day?

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Poor Lewis hates being a puffin. His brother Harris is great at catching fish, flying and doing puffin things, but Lewis just doesn't fit in. He longs for a different life, far away from the crashing waves and tall cliffs of the Firth of Forth. But what else can a puffin do?

Then, 'Eureka!' Lewis finds the answer, and heads off to the circus to become a clown. He meets many incredible creatures: Carla Koala, Zorro the Highwire Cat, the Flying Blue Monkeys and Daredevil Pat. But when his act goes terribly wrong, can Lewis overcome his fears, find some confidence and save the day?

A charming and hilarious rhyming picture book about a young misfit puffin who learns that it's okay to be different. The story is brought to life with colourful, characterful illustrations by Gabby Grant.

'…Lewis Clowns Around is a heartwarming story of finding one's place in life. The rhyming text and colourful illustrations make this a very appealing book for young readers.'
-- The Scotsman

'Fantastic rhyming text that really draws children into the story.'
-- Creative Steps

"The story is told with a swinging rhythm and rhymes…The illustrations are colourful and fun…"
-- Angela Lepper, School Librarian

Format: paperback
Number of pages: 32
Size: 254 x 210 mm
ISBN: 9780863158438
Illustrations: colour illustrations
Age suitability: From 3 to 6 years
Publication date: 22 Sep 2011

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