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Wait and See

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It's Saturday, and Jo has some pocket money to spend. So Jo and her mum go shopping, while Dad stays at home to make lunch for them all. But what should she spend her money on? She'll have to wait and see.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 23rd 2012 by Frances Lincoln Children's Bks (first published June 30th 1988)
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Natasha Lewin
Sep 07, 2013 Natasha Lewin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Wait and See by Tony Bradman and Eileen Browne begins with Jo, her mum and dad having breakfast on a Saturday morning. This setting is portrayed with a colourful image of the family in their kitchen. Eileen Browne’s colourful illustrations include extra details such as the kitchen utensils, condiments, food and coins on the table. Her images create a vivid setting for children to immerse in, as well as adding visual aids to the plot.

Jo is a confident young girl and initiates the conversation at
Shammai Allen
Sep 10, 2014 Shammai Allen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wait and See!

Wait and See is about a little girl who goes shopping with her mother, while her dad stays at home to make them lunch. Jo (the little girl) has money to spend, but as she passes a huge variety of market stalls on the way to the post office, she thinks of all the other wonderful things she might spend her money on.

This story explores the multicultural society we live in as it depicts people from different ages, races and ethnic backgrounds. It also teaches us about how we should tre
Mar 06, 2016 Hanne rated it liked it
I liked that you can see the father making lunch in a round frame as you follow the story of Jo and her mother. The repeating pattern in the story (Jo wondering if she should spend her pocketmoney on this item, but deciding to wait and see), has the potential to teach reading lessons and engage the reader in guessing what comes next.
Mar 16, 2013 Karrina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a lovely story! Also love the fact that its a mixed race couple with the mum being black and the dad white. Something my little family could relate to :)
Oct 05, 2015 Anastasija rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A story line is very educational and nice, I loved the take home message of this book and pictures were fantastic too.
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TONY BRADMAN graduated from Cambridge University and worked in journalism for many years as an editor and reviewer. Now a full-time author, he has produced several successful anthologies for young readers for Random House Children's Books, including three focusing exclusively on football: the FOOTBALL FEVER titles.
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