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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: Writing, sloths, imagination
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2008
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Jeffrey can't think of a thing to write, so he doodles instead, only to have his doodle begin to order him about. Jeffrey struggles with the situation until he discovers that the most strong-willed doodle is powerless against a well-told tale. Jeffrey and Sloth is bound to have children rushing for their colored pencils and their pens to see who and what they can create.

Awards

Blue Spruce nominee  | 2008 | Short-listed
BC Book Prize - Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize nominee  | 2008 | Short-listed
CCBC Best Books  | 2008 | Commended
Chocolate Lily nominee  | 2009 | Short-listed
OLA Best Bets  | 2008 | Commended

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