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The Lavender Blue Dress is the first ever children’s book by Aidan Moffat (singer/songwriter with acclaimed band Arab Strap). Told in rhyme and featuring illustrations by award-winning illustrator Emmeline Pidgen, The Lavender Blue Dress tells the story of Mabel, a little girl who wants nothing more than a beautiful dress to wear to the Christmas ball. It’s a heart-warming ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 10th 2014 by Cargo Publishing
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Andrew
Oct 14, 2014 Andrew rated it it was amazing
The combination of Aiden Moffat's poetic rhyming prose with the soul-stirring warmth of Emmeline Pidgen's gorgeous illustrative style creates a synergy that is deeply affecting; subsequently a truly magical quality is contained within the book’s pages. The Lavender Blue Dress is a very beautiful picture book.
Leilah Skelton
Oct 26, 2014 Leilah Skelton rated it it was amazing
This really is a magical debut from Aidan Moffat. His songwriting skills have translated beautifully into a different kind of storytelling, elevating this book with a well-structured, lilting rhythm. It is a joy to read aloud. The simple but wonderfully expressive characters drawn by award-winning illustrator Emmeline Pidgen make for a perfect picture book marriage.

I’m always amazed, given the brevity required for this format, how much a picture book can give to a reader. In The Lavender Blue Dr
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