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JUST BECAUSE

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  • 'My big sister Clemmie is my best friend. She can't walk, talk, move around much, cook macaroni, pilot a plane, juggle or do algebra. I don't know why she doesn't do these things. Just because.' Just Because tells of a brother's love for his sister. ...
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'My big sister Clemmie is my best friend. She can't walk, talk, move around much, cook macaroni, pilot a plane, juggle or do algebra. I don't know why she doesn't do these things. Just because.' Just Because tells of a brother's love for his sister. He is so enthusiastic about just how loving and special she is, and delights in telling us about all the fun things they do together. Only as his tale unfolds does the reader begin to realise that his sister has special needs... and by then we just accept as he does all the wonderful things about her. Rebecca Elliot's heart-warming picture book, much celebrated for its touching and sensitive approach to introducing the issue of disability to young children through a charming celebration of sibling friendship, is now more accessible to a younger audience. In a sturdy board book format, Just Because will withstand story time after story time, the chunky pages are easier for little children to turn themselves, and it can certainly survive being shared between siblings! Awards: 2011 JUNIOR MAGAZINE DESIGN AWARDS Most Promising New Talent SHORTLISTED 2011 NASEN AWARDS (National Association of Special Education Needs) Inclusive Children s Book of the Year SHORTLISTED 2011 NURSERY WORLD AWARDS Three to Fives New Launch FINALIST 2010-11 PEOPLE S BOOK PRIZE Children s Book of the Year FINALIST

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