One Camel Called Doug by Lu Fraser and Sarah Warburton, Simon and Schuster, February 2022 The squashy-toed love is strong for this one! One Camel Called Doug joins Hippos Go Berserk by Sandra Boynton and Counting Creatures by Julia Donaldson and Sharon King-Chai on our list of favourite counting books. In addition to introducing the concept of numbers in a fun and child-friendly way, this story also celebrates the importance of self-care and alone time, with GORGEOUS illustra
It was so exciting to chat with the author and illustrator of one of the most beautiful books we've ever seen! Read a review, learn what inspired the story, discover how Sarah creates her artwork, and find a clue about Lu's next project with Bloomsbury... What's it about? A lonely Witchling attempts to cast a spell to find a companion but lacks a vital ingredient: a hair from a one-eyed bear. The little witch's search for this elusive component leads her to the home of a girl
The Viking Who Liked Icing has all the ingredients for a future classic. Combine wonderful characters, a meaningful story, masterful rhyming and gorgeous illustrations, sprinkle with humour, and you’re left with an incredibly sweet book with a potent message. This delectable tale encourages little readers to be themselves, celebrate their differences instead of trying to fit in, recognise their talents and follow their hearts. Nut and his sister Leaf couldn’t have less in com
Lu Fraser is the author of The Littlest Yak, which was illustrated by Kate Hindley and published by Simon & Schuster in September. This is one of our favourite picture books of all time (read a review) - it's absolutely delightful; amusing, adorable and also quite moving, with beautiful illustrations. Gertie is a little yak who longs to be bigger and this is a wonderful story to which both children and their parents will relate.
We were delighted when Lu Fraser kindly agre
The Littlest Yak by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley, Simon & Schuster
Review + Interview "On the tip of the top of a mountain all snowy,
Where the ice-swirling, toe-curling blizzards are blowy, In a herd full of huddling yaks, big and small, Lived Gertie, the littlest yak of them all." If you’re looking for the perfect book to put you in a festive frame of mind, then look no further! This story features starry skies, flurries of snow, warm woolly hugs, the cosiest knitwear and th