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by | Mar 4, 2021

Book of the Month: The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

Naomi and James Jones
Suitable for age 2+

No matter how hard she tries, Triangle doesn’t roll like the circles, or stack like the squares, which is why she sets off to find friends that look exactly like her. But when she finds the other triangles, playtime isn’t as fun. She misses the shapes that roll and stack; she misses being different. So she starts a new quest – one that gets all of the different shapes playing and having fun together!

This debut from husband and wife duo James and Naomi Jones was inspired by their eldest son trying to make friends and fit in at nursery. The result is an imaginative picture book that’s packed full of positive messages about individuality and inclusion for young children.

There are also plenty of opportunities to spot and name shapes and colours to develop your child’s early maths skills. And with so much to talk about, it’s a story they’ll want to enjoy over and over again!

Win The Perfect Fit!

Whether you see yourself rolling with the circles, stacking with the squares or would say that you’re more of a unique triangle, we’re giving three of you the chance to win a copy of The Perfect Fit!

In the book, Triangle is on a quest to find friends just like her. To be in with a chance of winning, comment on the competition post on the Oxford Owl Facebook page sharing your top tip to help children find it easier to make friends at nursery or school.

Enter on Facebook now >

UK residents only. Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 28th March 2021. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).


About the book

The Perfect Fit

Naomi and James Jones

Triangle is trying her best to fit in, but she’s just not like the circles and the squares. So she sets off to find some friends just like her. But being the same isn’t as fun as she thought it would be and with the help of her friends, Triangle learns to be happy just as she is.
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About the author and illustrator

About the author and illustrator

Naomi Jones has loved stories for as long as she can remember and has always wanted to write books. She worked in rights in children’s publishing for over eight years and is now a freelance editor.

James Jones is an award-winning art director and designer who works freelance designing book covers for publishers all over the world.

Naomi and James live in Cornwall, with their two boys, a springer-spaniel and their black and white cat. They are currently at work on their next book collaboration!

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