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This is my new favourite picture book. Illustrated and written by Oliver Jeffers it tells the tale of young Floyd who’s kite becomes stuck in a tree. He then begins the comic and mildly unwise performance of throwing things up after it to knock it loose – among which are a ladder, a fire engine and an orangutan (‘who surely had somewhere else to be…’) .

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The illustrations are cutely, colourfully naive and the story is just so funny! I couldn’t get it down. Sorry, I mean put it down…

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Available from Amazon, Waterstones & co.

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