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The Best Picture Books Of 2011

Our Editor's pick of the most brilliant picture reads for budding bookworms


Posted: 6 December 2011
by Junior


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Up And Down by Oliver Jeffers (HarperCollins, £6.99)

Revisiting the characters from the beautiful Lost And Found (HarperCollins, £5.99), here the boy and penguin lose each other at the zoo. When the penguin decides he wants to fly, he goes off to the circus to be fired from a cannon. But then he realises that, although he thought he wanted to try something on his own, he misses his best friend. A beautifully drawn tale about the value of togetherness. 

See more Oliver Jeffers stories in Junior's Top 100 Children's Books

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