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Perfectly Norman

Author: Tom Percival
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Norman is very surprised to have wings suddenly, and he has the most fun ever trying them out high in the sky. But then he has to go in for dinner. What will his parents think? What will everyone else think? Norman feels the safest plan is to cover his wings with a big coat. But hiding the thing that makes you different proves tricky and upsetting. Can Norman ever truly be himself?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Children's picture books
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Percival
ISBN: 9781408880975 1408880970 9781408880968 1408880962
OCLC Number: 1002830718
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Tom Percival.

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Norman is very surprised to have wings suddenly, and he has the most fun ever trying them out high in the sky. But then he has to go in for dinner. What will his parents think? What will everyone else think? Norman feels the safest plan is to cover his wings with a big coat. But hiding the thing that makes you different proves tricky and upsetting. Can Norman ever truly be himself?

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This joyous, original paean to individuality is sophisticated but deftly judged; children just starting to sense the invisible burden of peer group disapproval should find it especially heartening. Read more...

 
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