From award-winning and bestselling author Julia Jarman, comes a rhythmical read-aloud text about a boy who starts a No Kissing Campaign.
Jack loves getting prizes and cups of all sizes, but if there's one thing he hates... it's being kissed! And with an army of aunts and uncles, there's no getting away from it. What's a boy to do?
'A rollicking, rhyming, read-aloud tale...' Books for Keeps
The Best Kiss has recently been featured on the ITV series Bookaboo.
Every child I've known has at some point shied away from a relative's kiss. This story about Jack, who hates being kissed, relives awkward moments in humorous rhymes that all children will relate to. - Waterstones Books Quarterly
A comic tale of one boy's aversion to public displays of showy kisses in preference to clandestine cuddles. - Junior
... relives those awkward moments in humourous rhymes that all children will relate to. - Bookseller
With hilarious pictures closely following the rhyming text, this is a book with much to giggle over, as Jack struggles with his abundantly affectionate family. - Books For Keeps
Julia Jarman has won the Stockport Schools' Book Award twice for her brilliant picture book texts! After studying English and Drama at Manchester University, she became a teacher. Julia has been writing for over fifteen years and in that time has written ten novels and over seventy shorter books. Initially, she was encouraged to write by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us', with the girls asking for 'lots of scary bits.' Recently, she has become a grandmother, inspiring her to write her fabulous picture book texts. She has also been influenced by her three cats! Julia keeps in touch with readers through her numerous visits to schools and libraries where she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for facts and fiction. For more information on Julia Jarman visit her happy zappy website www.juliajarman.com Julia lives in an English village near Bedford.