Award-winning author and illustrator Tina Matthews has created a wonderful town for us to explore. There's people to talk to, places to play. There's the beach, the park, school, shops, a community hall and a library truck. Every page is packed full of people going about their day, enjoying life.
At its core, this book is all about the happiness to be found in community — something I am particularly familiar with as I live in a small rural town. But even if you're a resident of the big smoke, this heart-warming wander through the simple pleasures of everyday life is sure to strike a chord. And young kids will spend hours exploring all the detail that's been so cleverly incorporated into each illustration.
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Title: So Many Wonderfuls
Author/Illustrator: Tina Matthews
Publisher: Walker Books, $24.95 RRP
Publication Date: August 2014
For ages: 3+
Type: Picture Book