Storytime: Batmouse by Steve Smallman
  

Storytime: Batmouse

Written by Steve Smallman
Illustrated by Steve Smallman

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When Pip the mouse sees what he thinks is a flying mouse he wants to fly when he grows up and when he sees what he thinks is a digging mouse he wants to dig when he grows up Pip. A wonderfully enthusiastic story for every toddler and young child as they decide what they want to do when they grow up. Follow Pip as he has a go at flying and digging!

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Synopsis

Storytime: Batmouse by Steve Smallman

When Pip the mouse sees a bat flying over his home, he has a big idea - when he grows up, he's going to be a BAT! Pip makes himself some cardboard wings, and prepares for take-off. But flying is harder than it looks. Sleeping upside down isn't easy either, and what on earth do bats eat? It's not long before Pip makes friends with a real bat...and decides he'd rather be a mouse after all! But he still really, really wants to fly. Pip's new friend comes to the rescue and flies him all the way home. All is well until Pip has another big idea. When he grows up, he's going to be a mole!

About the Author

Steve Smallman

Steve Smallman lives in Staffordshire with his wife, two dogs and two cats. He has four children and a grandchild. Steve has been illustrating children’s books for almost 30 years and writing his own stories for slightly less. He also teaches illustration workshops in schools, including mural-painting. Steve is the author of Smelly Peter the Great Pea Eater (Winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2009) and The Lamb Who Came for Dinner (Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award and read by Meatloaf on CITV's Bookaboo). When he’s not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening and walking in the countryside.

Steve Smallman on Steve Smallman:

I started working as an illustrator when I was in my final year at Art College and now, over 28 years later I still haven't got a proper job! I've illustrated literally hundreds of books, predominantly in educational publishing. A few years ago I was main illustrator for Longman's 'Story Street' reading scheme, illustrating 79 titles and writing 5.

I've worked in children's television, specifically in character development and most notably in the 'Raggy Doll' series in the mid to late 1980's. I have also done a certain amount of licensed work, illustrating characters such as Postman Pat, Bill and Ben and Sesame Street.

I've been described as an 'Animal Artist', not I hasten to add because I'm wild and hairy but because I love to draw animals and especially like to give them human characteristics.

I've been writing children's books for about 6 years and have already had several picture books published with more in development.

I've got 4 great children and although they're all adults now, my memories of them growing up inspire and inform my writing.

Click here to read a Little Tiger interview with Steve Smallman.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Steve Smallman
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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

17th November 2014

ISBN

9781781716588

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