A fantastical birthday story reminds us never to underestimate the power of an empty bucket - or a child s imagination! Billy s birthday is coming, and there s only one thing he wants. It s not a computer game, or new sneakers, or a shiny new bike - it s a bucket, and just one special bucket will do. Billy knows it when he sees it, and sure enough, when he fills it with water, he discovers a magnificent world of sea creatures inside! You must never ever borrow my bucket, Billy warns his mom and dad. But do they listen? Children will cheer - and parents take heed - at this magical tale of a very determined boy who knows what he wants and has the faith and creativity to get it.
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A humorous birthday story from the creator of the award-winning Eat Your Peas.
Billy wants only one thing for his birthday -- a bucket. Inside it, he can see all kinds of magnificent sea creatures. But Mum and Dad are sceptical and, when Dad unwittingly uses the bucket to clean his car, he?s in for a big surprise. This simple, good-humoured text will cause much laughter of recognition from both parents and children.
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Kes Gray is the author of several children s books. His debut title, EAT YOUR PEAS, was selected as the overall winner of the 2001 Children s Book Award in England (beating out Harry Potter!). He lives in England and works in advertising as a senior copywriter. This is his first book with Candlewick Press. Garry Parsons is a talented new illustrator who studied fine art and illustration at Brighton College in England. This is his first book with Candlewick Press
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