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Could you beat The Opposite if he visited? "All the hallmarks of a classic" - Stephen Fry.

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A first paperback edition of this stylish and quirky picture book. Its originality makes it stand out from the crowd.

About the Author

Elena Odriozola has had over 55 books published in her native Spain. Before turning to children's illustration, she worked in advertising. Tom Macrae is best known as a BAFTA-winning scriptwriter for television. His work has been shown on both Channel 4 and BBC, including three episodes for the new BBC series of Doctor Who. This is his first children's book.

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"With big, bold, surreal illustrations and engaging, offbeat humour, the book is a lovely way to explore the difficult, abstract concept of opposite with young children" * Carousel *
"This might be TV writer Tom McRae's first foray into children's books but the insight, humour and colour with which it explores the idea of opposites is that of a bona fide pro." * Kin London *
"This might be TV writer Tom McRae's first foray into children's books but the insight, humour and colour with which it explores the idea of opposites is that of a bona fide pro." * Kin London *
"The Opposite is the absolute model of what a children's book should be: funny, original, simple and charming . . . All the hallmarks of a classic in fact." * Stephen Fry *
"The hugely imaginative story is well matched by Elena Odriozola's expressive illustrations." -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian *

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