What's in Your Pocket by Ruth Symons
  

What's in Your Pocket

Written by Ruth Symons
Illustrated by Laura Watkins

5+ readers   

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Josh the baby kangaroo loves snuggling down in sleep in his mother’s pouch. One day she says he is too big for the pouch and something else very precious that he will love as soon as he sees is in there instead! Josh tries to guess what it could possibly be! He asks all of his friends and they all come up with different answers. Readers will love guessing with Josh – and luckily he is a pleased as his mother hopes he will be.

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What's in Your Pocket by Ruth Symons

What will Josh discover in his mum's pocket? Josh loves to be close to his mum at night in her pouch, or 'pocket', as he calls it. Though, soon he must sleep on the grass like the older kangaroos. One day, Josh's mum has a surprise about what is in her pocket: It needs lots of love and care. Josh racks his brains to try and think and, after the help of several friends, gives up. What could the surprise be? And will he love it as much as his mother says he will?

A sweet story about gaining a new sibling and how children can welcome a new member to the family. QED's popular Storytime series are charming books that combine colourful illustrations with heartwarming narrative, each with its own unique message for young children.

The series is ever expanding and now comprises 36 titles.

Reviews

'A delightful book, particularly useful as a support to children about to become siblings for the first time'

'An exquisitely illustrated large format picture book depicting the Australian outback. Perfect for sharing.'

About the Author

Ruth Symons has worked in publishing for a number of years and more recently has turned her hand to writing children's books. Ruth has written several QED titles previously, including publications from the 'Spot The..' and the popular 'What If A Dino' series. Laura Watkins graduated from the University for Creative Arts in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in illustration. Since then she has worked on a number of exciting publications, including QED's title 'What's In Your Pocket?'. Outside of illustration, she has experience in art consultancy and has designed the walls of the NHS children's hospital in Lambeth.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Ruth Symons
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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

8th September 2014

ISBN

9781781715789

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