Author(s): Claudia Boldt
*Melvin is certain he's the unluckiest monkey in the world. He's run out of bananas, thinks he has a terrible disease, and decides nobody can help, not even his best friend Pete! What ensues is a tale of true friendship and the importance of making your own luck. Illustrated in wonderful line-drawn and colour pictures, Claudia Boldt creates a unique cast of characters in this humorous and sweet story. *This brand new book from rising star and winner of Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award 2011 is a meaningful story about seeing the luck in our unluckiest moments. Sure to become a classic favourite for children and adults alike.
*Claudia Boldt is a young German illustrator based in London. She attended the Glasgow School of Art, and then Kingston University, London, where she graduated with her Masters in Illustration in 2007 - the same year she founded Cloud Cuckoo Studio with fellow illustrator Katharina Koall in London's East End. Claudia was a winner of the Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award in 2011. This is her third book for children.