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The Smeds and the Smoos by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

The Smeds and the Smoos

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

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2 reviews

Category: Children's
Imprint: Alison Green Books
Publisher: Scholastic
Publication date: 1 Jun 2020
ISBN: 9781407196657

Soar into space with a glorious story of alien folk that's literally out of this world! The Smeds (who are red) never mix with the Smoos (who are blue). So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families don't approve. But peace is restored and love conquers all in this irresistible tale from the creators of STICK MAN.

2 Prizes for The Smeds and the Smoos

The British Book Awards
2020 Shortlist: Children's Illustrated & Non-fiction Book of the Year
The British Book Awards
2020 Winner: Children's Illustrated & Non-fiction Book of the Year

Reviews

4 stars out of 5
1 Jul 2020

"stellar pairing of Donaldson and Scheffler "

The newest rhyming picture book from the stellar pairing of Donaldson and Scheffler provides all their usual invention, quirkiness and read-aloud expertise in a story about tolerance and accepting difference.

4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
29 Sep 2019

"the Gruffalo team’s own Jabberwocky"

But they find love in a wurpular wood, and, after a tour of planets with bizarre occupants, Smeds and Smoos are reconciled. This is the Gruffalo team’s own Jabberwocky, with rhymes and nonsense words but a happy ending, inventively illustrated by Scheffler.