B>Little Bear's Spring is a glorious reminder for children and adults of just how wonderful the natural world is, and that, sometimes, the unlikeliest of friendships are the best kind./b>Little Bear has just woken up from his long winter sleep. But when he pokes his head out of the den, the world around him is vast, white and silent. The only thing he sees is a smooth little stone, just as alone in the snowy wilderness as he is. He nestles it in tight to his fur and off they go in search of friends. Little Bear's Spring is a lyrical story about friendship, with a gentle introduction to spring and what happens to the natural world when the seasons change. Written by star picture book author Elli Woollard and illustrated by Briony May Smith, whose artwork brings a sun-dappled springtime landscape to life with breathtaking beauty.
Little Goose's Autumn is a second stunning story from an exciting picture book pairing and the uplifting tale of a lively young goose finding her place in the world. As summer fades to autumn, a lively young goose feels a change in the air and senses she has something important to do - but what ? The beavers are chopping wood, the squirrels are storing nuts in the ground and the bears are busy building a den. The plucky little goose tries to join in, but without great success. She realizes her wings weren't built for chopping wood, or burying food, or building a den, but they were built for something magnificent - they were built for flight . . . A beautiful, lyrical and hopeful story about finding your wings and your place in the world. Written by star picture book author, Elli Woollard with wonderful illustrations by rising talent, Briony May Smith, whose artwork brings an autumnal landscape of mountains and forests to life with truly breathtaking beauty.
Has the big bad wolf finally met his match? A fabulously funny twist on two classic fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. The Great Gran Plan is the first book by an exciting picture book pairing: the uniquely talented author and poet, Elli Woollard and best-selling illustrator, Steven Lenton.
A beautiful gift edition of Grimm''s Fairy Tales featuring five classic stories, charmingly retold in rhyming verse with stunning illustrations. Bringing together the incredible talents of award-winning illustrator and Booktrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altes and author and poet, Elli Woollard, this unique collection of Grimm''s Fairy Tales is a fresh and funny take on the iconic original tales by the brothers Grimm. Richly illustrated throughout by Marta Altes, author of Little Monkey and New in Town , this is perfect for new and younger readers and will delight children and adults alike. Follow Little Red through the woods, where she encounters a wolf! Find out what happens when Hansel and Gretel meet a witch, and see who secretly stitches the poor shoemaker''s shoes. Who are the mysterious musicians of Bremen... and will Cinderella go to the ball, after all? A perfect companion title to Aesop''s Fables and Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard , created by the same winning team. Stories include: Little Red Cinderella The Musicians of Bremen Hansel and Gretel The Elves and the Shoemaker.
When a kind young boy helps a strange-looking bird, a beautiful friendship forms. But what these two friends don''t realise is that one is a young knight . . . and the other a young dragon! What will they do when they discover they are enemies and destined to FIGHT? The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight is a bold, funny and heartwarming story from a perfect picture book pairing; the uniquely talented Elli Woollard and award-winning Benji Davies. Fairy tale fun from the creators of The Giant of Jum .
A magical retelling of five of Rudyard Kipling's much-loved Just So Stories. Combining the brilliant rhyming talent of Elli Woollard and beautiful illustrations from the award-winning Marta Altés, Elli Woollard's Just So Stories is an enchanting retelling of a much-loved classic for a new generation. A book to truly treasure and one you will want to share.
"Fee!" he said, and "Fi!" he said, and "Fo!" he said and "Fum!" Look out children, the Giant of Jum is grumpy and hungry and he''s off in search of a tasty snack. And the tastiest of all is a boy known as Jack! But Jack and his friends don''t see a scary giant, they see a magically tall man - a man who can fetch lost balls and rescue cats from trees! Perhaps this hungry giant is softer than he seems... An incredible rhyming text and a brilliant, big-hearted twist on a classic fairy tale, this book sees the launch of a major new picture book pairing: the uniquely talented author and poet, Elli Woollard, and award-winning illustrator, Benji Davies. Also contains an important message for all: don''t eat kids, eat cake!