'An interesting twist on a film novelisation ... wittily written, this gives a delightful insight into the craft of film-making and the accidents (Rhys Ifans breaking a foot playing football) that can hold things up, and will provide lots of trivia-spotting for children who watch it on the big screen ... Nice idea, well done' Daily Mail 'The book has a strong moral message and its gentle humour is perfect for family reading' Family Interest--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This book has a completely different feel from the movie. The movie is visual and appealing and told on film as only a good movie could do. However, the book version comes across in a completely different way. Details are added in, and the telling of the story keeps the tone, but adds a bit more. The story is wonderful and reminds me a lot of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (the line drawings are similar to the style of those as well). So whether you've seen the … more