About the Book and Author/Illustrator
This is a fun Little Gem book written and illustrated by Nick Sharratt for young children about the Winter Solstice (on 21st December). It is published by Barrington Stoke.
On a dark winter’s evening at the end of December, something strange is happening in the school playground …
This looks fun. Can we go?
Evan’s mum says: Carnival of the clocks is a beautiful book to help celebrate children the shortest day of the year.
Evan loved the colourful illustrations and shouting out the various shapes he spotted. Evan told me the dinosaur lantern was a little bit scary but still his favourite!
Evan laughed lots at the cuckoo clock, he just loved running around saying ‘cuckoo’, it really sparked his interest so we ended up looking at lots of online videos of different clocks.
His favourite part was all the big fireworks at the end.
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- Name: Evan
- Age: 4 years
- Likes: Mr Bean, dancing and riding my scooter
- Dislikes: onions and bedtime
- Favourite TV Show: Mr Bean
- Favourite Book: Dinosaurumpus by Tony Mitton