A Place for Middle

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A Place for Middle

By Angela McAllister; Nick Maland (Illustrator)

Hodder Children's Books, Paperback, 9780340882184, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007

"Biggest is biggest. Smallest is smallest. I'm just in the middle. That's me. I'm not the fastest, or cuddliest, or tallest. Just in the middle." Sometimes it's hard being in the middle. You just don't know where you fit in. Follow Middle on his journey to find out where he fits (as he discovers, things without middles just aren't quite right). This reassuring tale takes a fresh look at the old problem of feeling left out, providing a brilliant solution for "middles" everywhere.

About the Author
Angela McAllister is the author of "Digory the Dragon Slayer", "Take a Kiss to School", and dozens of other books for young readers. Angela has two children and lives with her family in Hampshire, England.

Nicola Davies says, "Now there is so much man-made noise in the ocean that the blue whales are having trouble hearing one another. Unlike humpbacks, their booming hums are infrequent, so it is always exciting when we locate one."

Nick Maland says, "I have illustrated for newspapers and magazines over the years, but it was not until my daughter was born that