'Though I did get commended for my egg custard,' he added.
'I'm afraid that's not much help to us now ,' said Dixie rather shortly.' "
It just tickled me !
My last lovely pick is Mini Grey's "Space Dog" which, again, is full of quirky humour and 'lots to look at' illustrations. Like 'Hermelin' I'm sure there is plenty of thematic work one could do in a classroom with all the ideas in this book. There's the age old premise of cats, dogs and mice not getting on very well of course but also some very funny new galaxies such as the 'Breakfast cluster' and the 'Dairy Quadrant'.
Sorry I have been away so long. Will have more time to blog over the coming months but more exciting for me is hopefully will be more time TO READ :-)