In a Minute

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"We'll never get to the playground," said Jo.
"Yes we will," said Dad. "We'll be there in a minute."
Jo is eager to get to the playground in the park, to play with her friend Sita and Patch the dog.
But Mum and Dad take so long ? getting ready, stopping to talk to friends, and getting distracted by speeches and processions ? she thinks they'll never get there.
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Overview

"We'll never get to the playground," said Jo.
"Yes we will," said Dad. "We'll be there in a minute."
Jo is eager to get to the playground in the park, to play with her friend Sita and Patch the dog.
But Mum and Dad take so long — getting ready, stopping to talk to friends, and getting distracted by speeches and processions — she thinks they'll never get there.
When they finally arrive at the playground they are in for a terrible disappointment. . .
Until Patch the dog makes a fantastic discovery.

A charming follow-up to the classic multicultural picture book, Through my Window. The third book in this series featuring Jo, a little girl from a mixed race family, is Wait and See. With sweet, cheerful illustrations and simple text, this book is suitable for the youngest child. By a popular and respected author/illustrator team. Tony Bradman is a highly regarded author and anthology editor, and Eileen Browne is the author of the acclaimed Handa's Surprise.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847801807
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Publication date: 11/13/2012
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 977,008
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Bradman has written more than 50 books for children. Well-known as a children's book reviewer for Parents magazine, he also founded the Best Book for Babies Award. His books for Frances Lincoln are Has Anyone Seen Jack?, Look Out He's Behind You, This Little Baby, Through my Window, and he edited the story anthologies Give Me Shelter and Under the Weather. Bradman lives in Kent, U.K.
Eileen Browne worked as a school teacher and youth worker before becoming an author and illustrator. Her best known books are Handa's Surprise, Handa's Hen, and No Problem. Handa's Surprise and No Problem were both shortlisted for awards. Her other book for Frances Lincoln is Through my Window. Browne lives in Wiltshire, U.K.

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