Eddie knows her mum would love a Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty for her birthday. The only problem is that she doesn't know what a Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty is, or where to find one! Join Eddie as she tours the whole town, trying to track down the perfect present.
Children’s picturebooks are the very first books we encounter and play a major role in introducing us to both art and language. But what does it take to create a successful picturebook for children? This revised edition of a bestselling title carries invaluable insight into a highly productive, dynamic sector of the publishing world. Featuring interviews with leading illustrators and publishers from across the world, it remains essential reading for students and aspiring children’s book illustrators and writers.
All I want to do on a rainy day like today is stay inside and play my game. The game drives Mum mad, and she takes it away. I take it back and dash outside - but splash! Disaster strikes. Without my game, nothing is fun. Well, let's see. Maybe I'm wrong about that...
When Mr Perfect comes to stay, the five misfits find themselves questioning what their purpose in life is. Can they teach him that not fitting in is more fun than trying to be perfect? A quirky, allegorical picture book from the multi award-winning creator of A Lion in Paris.
One morning, Eddie wakes up and hears her little sister say these words: birthday--mama--present--fluffy--little--squishy. Worried that her sister will find one before she does, Eddie runs off on a hunt. But where should she begin? At the neighborhood shops, maybe? Eddie's search, magical and entirely her own, leads her just where she needs to go.