Use Your Imagination by Nicola O'Byrne

Use Your Imagination

Written by Nicola O'Byrne

3+ readers   5+ readers   UKLA 2016   
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Rabbit and Wolf make dangerous playmates. But Rabbit is bored and Wolf comes up with the brilliant idea that Rabbit should write a story. Everything goes very well. Wolf is very helpful. But Wolf is also very hungry…and the story looks as if it may end in a bad way. But luckily, Rabbit knows how to use his imagination…A witty story with a clever ending.


Use Your Imagination by Nicola O'Byrne

Rabbit is BORED. What shall he do? Luckily, Wolf has the perfect solution. Why not write a story? he suggests. I am a librarian, you know. Well, Rabbit is just delighted - what a brilliant idea! And so Wolf teaches Rabbit to use his imagination to create the perfect story with lots of exciting props and interesting characters. What a kind and helpful wolf! Rabbit is DESPERATE to know what happens when it suddenly becomes clear that Wolf is very hungry - uh-oh, so THAT'S how the story ends. But Wolf hasn't reckoned on Rabbit's brilliant imagination and, in a final clever twist, Rabbit saves himself from the wily old wolf. Now, that was a good idea, says Rabbit.

About the Author

When Nicola was 5 years old her parents banned Saturday morning television, and she has been drawing ever since. Nicola grew up in Singapore surrounded by the vibrant colours of the tropics and had not even heard of illustration as a career before she discovered the Illustration course at Edinburgh College of Art. Having graduated from ECA, Nicola has now completed a Masters in Printmaking from Camberwell College of Art, as well as pursuing a career in children's book illustration. She gets most of her ideas for children's books when she should be working on something else, and bases all of her characters on people she knows.

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5th March 2015




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