The Hueys in the New Jumper

The Hueys in the New Jumper

Book - 2012
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The thing about the Hueys is that they are all the same. They all look the same, think the same and do the same things. Until one day, Rupert knits himself a new jumper. How will the other Hueys react?
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Children's, 2012.
ISBN: 9780007420650
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: New jumper

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GSPLjodie Oct 16, 2015

Great book about being different, and how being different is a-okay. You may even meet some new friends. Plus, Oliver Jeffers is the author and illustrator.

green_thumb Sep 24, 2014

Hilarious! Can't say enough about Oliver Jeffers! We love all of his books. Our favourites are the ones with the boy and the penguin, and The Incredible Book Eating Boy. Also, very wonderful, simple illustrations with lot's of character.

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Aug 17, 2013

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kimrae Apr 27, 2013

A cute book about being different and how sometimes it catches on very quickly.

SPL_Childrens Sep 20, 2012

The thing about the Hueys (and there were many of them) was that they were all the same. They looked the same. They thought the same. They did the same things, and they wore the same clothes. Then, one day, Rupert Huey knitted himself a new jumper (sweater) in a unique design and colour. He wore it everywhere. The Hueys (most of them) were horrified. Rupert stood out like a sore thumb in his new jumper! Didn’t he know that the Hueys prided themselves in being all the same?
Gillespie Huey, however, thought that being different was intriguing and he knit himself a new sweater, just like Rupert’s. This way, he would be different too. When the other Hueys saw Rupert and Gillespie together, both in their new sweaters, they didn’t think that Rupert looked so strange anymore. Now they wanted to be different too. Each began to knit an outfit identical to Rupert’s. Before long, they were all different, and no one was the same anymore. Or were they? Then, one day, Rupert decided to wear a unique hat.
British author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ newest picture book for children is deceptive. At first glance, it’s a simple and amusing story. However, it’s also a rather sophisticated little fable which uses subtle plays on words and logic (plus illustrations of stick people which are both simple and expressive) to present a message about individuality.

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SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 8

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