Kipper opens his cornflakes and discovers treasure inside. A plastic wiggly thing, which turns out to be the biggest, most beautiful beach ball ever. He and Tiger have wonderful fun with their new toy, splashing by the sea in the sun, until they hear a small - pop! But there's always another box of cornflakes and more treasure to be found.
Mick Inkpen understands what it is to be a small child and experience the joy of the moment. This is an exuberant and touching story which demonstrates his absolute mastery with both words and pictures. A Winner!
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world and is consistently in the top ten most borrowed authors in UK libraries. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice forLullabyhullaballooandPenguin Smalland the Children's Book Award forThreadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze forWibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this,Kipperwon a BAFTA for best animated children's film.
Enchanting as always!
Filled with the charm and wonder that Mick Inkpen manages to bring to all his creations ... Go on, add this one to your family library
Another lovely story by Mick Inkpen that will delight young children and make grown-ups chuckle too ... perfect for reading aloud to young children
As always with Mick Inkpen's books, the illustrations are a delight, appealing with a touch of fun.
Newbury Weekly News
Kipper opens his cornflakes and discovers treasure inside. A plastic wrinkly thing, which turns out to be the biggest, most beautiful beach ball ever. Kipper is an endearing dog which appeals to most young children.
Family Interest Magazine
I thought Kipper's Beach Ball was really good and I loved it a lot. I loved it when the ball went from being little and turned into a big shiny beachball. I loved the bit when the ball was taken away by the wave and I hope that Kipper gets a ball in the next box of cornflakes.
Louis aged 5, Zemba magazine
This is another lovely story by Mick Inkpen that will delight under fives and make grown ups chuckle too!
Bury free press
Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike. - Practical Parenting
Kipper is rather lovely. The stories are gentle, amusing and more-ish. - - Guardian