I Will Love You Anyway

By Mick and Chloe Inkpen

Synopsis

I don't do 'sit!'
I don't do 'stay!'
But I will love you anyway.

Dog is very badly behaved - he destroys everything, chases cars and won't stop running away! But when he finds himself lost and alone there is one person he can count on.

Year of Publication

Review

Charming, sad and funny. The day it arrived, my three-year old insisted we read it thirteen consecutive times Huffington Post Poignant and comical story about friendship Carousel Teaching children about conceptual ideas, like unconditional love, is a tall order, but I Will Love You Anyway gets it spot on Smallish Magazine Poignant and thought provoking story about a pet dog and his boy ... the reunion of dog and boy is beautifully drawn ... This is quite a subtle message about love and friendship -- that you don't give love just because of what someone can do for you (perform tricks, obey, etc) but being loved is the greatest gift you can receive. School Librarian [A] thought-provoking story about a pet dog and his boy ... This is quite a subtle message about love and friendship -- that you don't give love just because of what somebody can do for you (perform tricks, obey, etc) but being loved is the greatest gift you can receive School Librarian With witty rhyming text complemented by the most adorable illustrations of the cutest dog, this wonderful tale of friendship between a boy and his pet will be a firm favourite with youngsters and their parents. The Surrey Advertiser This is a very funny, touching story of a pup told in his own words and in rhyme ... gorgeous illustrations ... Great for new readers Primary Times This wonderful tale of friendship between a boy and his pet will be a firm favourite with youngsters and their parents Surrey Advertiser Mick and Chloe Inkpen have once again produced a delightful picture book that young children and grown-up readers will love and which will, I am sure, become another firm favourite Teaching English (Primary Matters) Drop everything and read this wonderful book right now Shelf Awareness

Author Biography

Mick Inkpen is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film in 1998. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloe Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English course for a degree in illustration, graphics and photography at the Glasgow School of Art. She spent her final year specialising in children's book illustration and was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2008.