When Granny leaves her umbrella behind, Mum asks Milo to take it to her. Along the way, Milo encounters pirates, dinosaurs and aliens as he is swept into a rather unexpected and truly amazing adventure...
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Full colour, action and comedy, this exciting story invites children to anticipate events and join in with repetitions. - Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times Year's Best Children's Books
A fun and exciting good news/bad news book in its own right - The Bookbag
The perfect fusing of words and pictures will captivate and lead a young reader through this wonderful drama. - Carousel Magazine
A riveting and cleverly constructed tale. Foreman's distinctive illustrations invite the reader's exploration and tell as much or more of the story as do the words. - Books for Keeps
A great story to share with children and then share again. - Armadillo Magazine
Voted by the Evening Standard as one of the best Christmas books for younger children. - Evening Standard
Another exuberant book from the multi-talented Michael Foreman. - The School Librarian
A very clever, creative funny and beautifully illustrated book. - EYE
A young chimp's adventuresome delivery of an umbrella to his grandma's house . . . all depicted with luminous watercolours in big, comical scenes. - Kirkus Magazine
Michael Foreman effortlessly blends the everyday and surreal on each page - and the clever storytelling technique is begging to be imitated in class. - Teach Primary
Vibrantly illustrated, you just wonder what weird scrape he can possibly get into on the next page! Great fun. - Parents In Touch
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Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.