When people meet Joe, they often treat him as Amazing Joe or Poor Joe. But can't he just be . . . Joe?
One-legged Joe is 'amazing'. He knows this because wherever he goes people always tell him he's amazing. Amazing for sliding down the slide, for kicking a ball . . . even walking to get an ice cream, or even just eating an ice cream. Of course, being Amazing Joe is better than being Poor Joe . . .
A groundbreaking picture book which explores how we respond to disability.
See More Personal & social issues: disability & special needs
See More Picture books
See More Adventure stories
See More Picture storybooks
James Catchpole read Music at Oxford University and later joined his family's literary agency, which allowed him to use his love of words, rhythm and narrative to polish up author's stories and present them to publishers. Today, James is an established literary agent. He has also played amputee football for great Britain and manages the Arsenal amputees teamMore about James Catchpole
Karen George studied Fine Art at the Royal College of Art. She then worked as a painter creating many film sets and murals. Following the arrival of her two small boys, Karen stopped wielding giant paint brushes and downsized to teeny tiny ones, enabling her to pursue her desire to illustrate and write for children.More about Karen George