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If I had a unicorn

Gabby Dawnay Alex Barrow



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Thames & Hudson
01 September 2020
Children's & Educational; Picture books
Series: If I had a...
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have a unicorn for a pet? Besides being much less angry than a troll and far more conveniently sized than a giant, unicorns only ever eat ice-cream for breakfast AND... every time you get upset they feed you candyfloss!

In this humorous, energetically rhyming tale, a little girl experiences exactly what life would be like with a magical creature for a pet - from sprinkling stardust on grumpy parents to sliding into football practice on a rainbow. This book, the latest in the bestselling 'If I Had...' series, celebrates the magic of unicorns in a way that will appeal to children who are allergic to pink.
By:   Gabby Dawnay
Illustrated by:   Alex Barrow
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 260mm,  Width: 238mm, 
Weight:   400g
ISBN:   9780500652268
ISBN 10:   0500652260
Series:   If I had a...
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 September 2020
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gabby Dawnay is a writer and poet. She is a regular contributor to OKIDO magazine and a script-writer for children's television. Alex Barrow is a London-based illustrator. He is the art director for and a regular contributor to OKIDO magazine. Alex and Gabby are the duo behind children's picture books If I had a dinosaur, If I had a sleepy sloth and A Song for Bear, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Reviews for If I had a unicorn

This story is an excellent lap read, and the fun rhyming text and bright, easily decoded, whimsical illustrations with plenty of white space also make it a winning read-aloud... Children will enjoy the experience of reading this book again and again, noticing something new each time.

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