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Bruno Has One Hundred Friends

Bruno Has One Hundred Friends

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A kid-friendly reminder of the dark side of connected life. - Kirkus Reviews

"Three country bears out for a walk in the woods discover a mysterious device. Inside are pictures, videos, songs, and, best of all, a tally of friends from all over the world. Bruno is immediately enthralled and relishes in the addition of each new "friend" on his phone, ignoring the friends right beside him. When Bruno's phone loses power, he finds out who his real friends are. This picture book is a cautionary tale for the twenty-first century." - Foreword Reviews

Bruno is very happy when he finds a mobile phone. Suddenly, he has many friends, all over the world! But he spends so much time with his "magic box", he forgets all about Renzo & Rico.

A heartwarming picture book about what makes a real friendship. For children ages 5 years and up.

  • Guided Reading Level K

    Author: Francesca Pirrone
    Publisher: Clavis
    Published: 10/08/2019
    Pages: 32
    Binding Type: Hardcover
    Weight: 0.90lbs
    Size: 11.50h x 8.40w x 0.40d
    ISBN: 9781605374055
    Audience: Ages 4-8

    Review Citation(s):
    Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2019
    Foreword 10/26/2019

    About the Author
    Francesca Pirrone is a freelance illustrator from Italy. As a child, she used to draw for hours. Her mother got so angry that she confiscated the eraser... but it was all for nothing. Pirrone went to the Art Institute in Florence and studied engraving, decorating, sculpture and mosaic. Her passion is to illustrate childrens books. She loves to create characters and invent stories for them. She made a few tactile books for blind children. Two of them were awarded by the Italian Federation of the Blind. In 2016 she was honored with the Key Colours Award of Clavis for the book Bruno has 100 friends.

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