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Shopping with Dad

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This is an unusual one. We found Shopping with Dad by Matt Harvey and Miriam Latimer (Barefoot, 2008) on a visit to the excellent children’s cafe Beanies in Croydon. Barefoot Books are always positive and inclusive and so it was a pleasure to read about a dad who isn’t useless, though he does end up at the centre of a mess on a shopping expedition for weatherbread and dangerjam.

At the end of the adventure, dad and daughter return home to mum, who is busy, not reading, but – like Escher – drawing herself in the act of drawing herself:

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