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Book of the month: SPLAT!

SPLAT!

Written and illustrated by Jon Burgerman

When you turn the page, get ready for SPLAT! — a very messy fit of giggles!

Every time you turn the page, something goes SPLAT! From custard pies and sandwiches to water balloons and ice creams, a whole series of outrageous splats add up to one hilarious interactive story that is perfect for children aged 0–5.

To celebrate the publication of this exciting new picture book, we’re giving away five copies of SPLAT! For your chance to win, simply download our free activity sheet and share a photo of your child’s very own splat artwork. To enter, send us a photo of your child’s creation in a private message to the Oxford Owl Facebook page (please include your name and address in your entry too).

Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 23rd April 2017.

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About the book

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SPLAT!

SPLAT!

Jon Burgerman

Every time you turn a page in this book, everything gets splatted onto the page opposite. SPLAT! is a hilarious story that plays with the physical boundaries of the book as an object to encourage interaction and imagination. From custard pies, sandwiches, water balloons, and ice-creams—a whole series of outrageous splats build and build into a hilarious story that will have children roaring with laughter!

Bursting with colour and originality, SPLAT! is like nothing else out there!

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About the author

SPLAT! is the debut picture book by internationally acclaimed artist Jon Burgerman. Jon is famed for his internationally recognizable drawings, doodles, characters, and murals, and he has collaborated with major brands including Disney, Sesame Street, Nike, and Pepsi. He has also recently installed artwork at Sheffield’s Children’s Hospital to amuse and distract young patients.

Get creative with your children this Easter holiday! Join leading doodle artist and children’s author Jon Burgerman for storytelling sessions and hands-on workshops in London, Manchester, and Bristol.

Wednesday 5th April

The Design Museum, London – 10:30am
Terrace Shop, Tate Modern, London – 2:30pm

Thursday 6th April

Catch Jon live on Blue Peter from 5pm!

Friday 7th April

Simply Books, Bramhall – 10:30am
Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester – 3pm

Saturday 8th April

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol – 3:30pm


 

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