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Where Willy Went

Nicholas Allan


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PUBLISHED: 2nd February 2006
ISBN: 9780099456483
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The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and they all want the same prize - an egg. It's lucky Willy is such a good swimmer ...Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way.
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  • Paperback
    $21.73
PUBLISHED: 2nd February 2006
ISBN: 9780099456483
ANNOTATION:
The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and they all want the same prize - an egg. It's lucky Willy is such a good swimmer ...Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way.

Annotation

The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and they all want the same prize - an egg. It's lucky Willy is such a good swimmer ...Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way.

Publisher Description

Willy is a sperm. He lives inside Mr Browne. The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and they all want the same prize - an egg. The egg is inside Mrs Browne, to get it, he must win a race against the other 299 million sperm. Join Willy on his quest for the ultimate prize and find out where he went... Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece from Nicholas Allan presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way. A Godsend for any parent faced with awkward questions.

Author Biography

Nicholas Allan studied Fine Art at the Slade and has completed an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His highly original picture books have won him several awards including the Sheffield Children's Book Award for The Queen's Knickers and the Federation of Children's Books Best Picture Book Award for Demon Teddy. He is also the author of Hilltop Hospital, a book that has been adapted into a BAFTA-winning television series. Nicholas Allan is the author/illustrator of over thirty children's books.

Review

"Frank and funny ... Takes young children, skipping and whooping, out from under the gooseberry bush" Independent "Likeably frank ... Truthful and informative ... Use it as a springboard for your own elaboration and discussion" Daily Telegraph "A wonderful way to introduce the facts of life to young children in a non-threatening, accessible way" Right Start "The facts of life are presented to young readers in an accessible format, helped by Nicholas Allan's humorous illustrations" Waterstones Books Quarterly 20060101 "Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way. A godsend for any parent faced with awkward questions" Parents News

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Product Details

Author
Nicholas Allan
Pages
32
Year
2006
ISBN-10
0099456486
ISBN-13
9780099456483
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Full Colour
Media
Book
Language
English
Short Title
WHERE WILLY WENT
Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK
Residence
London, ENK
Edition
New edition
Series
Red Fox
Audience Age
5
Publication Date
2006-02-02