Leafy the Pet Leaf
Written by Philip Ardagh
Illustrated by Elissa Elwick
Part of the Little Adventurers Series
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
This cheery group of Little Adventurers will charm young readers with the fun they are having with their pets. Finnegan has brought his puppy, Licky Dog, Floss is showing off her cat Podge, Peanut’s pet is a little mouse called Pocket. Spratt, the littlest of the adventurers, has the most unusual pet of all. He has a leaf called Leafy. What on earth can a leafy do to impress Sprat’s fellow adventurers? Luckily, Leaf has plenty of surprises in store and soon the friends realise just what a special pet he can be. the Little Adventurers four will encourage hours of immersive play, and will ignite the imagination of curious adventurers everywhere. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Kids love to read and so in addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.
- Robyn Chorley, age 7 - 'We loved this book, it was a great read, funny with lovely characters.'
- James McNichol, age 6 - 'A cute book about how much fun you can have when you use your imagination.'
- Reba & Amatullah Khatun, age 6 - 'A great story about making do and not letting disappointments spoil your day. This looks like a promising series with fun animal (and leaf) facts included in this book.'
- George Haine, age 4 - 'This is a happy book and it made me smile - just like Leafy. I would like to read more Little Adventurers stories.'
Leafy the Pet Leaf by Philip Ardagh
From the award-winning Philip Ardagh, and rising illustration talent Elissa Elwick, comes a brand-new picture book series!
Meet the Little Adventurers - Finnegan, Sprat, Floss and Peanut. Each week they meet in their top-secret shed HQ, ready to share their fun with you! This week, Sprat can't seem to find his cat, Shadow, anywhere. And he absolutely has to have a pet - it's bring in a pet day! So, instead, he finds a leaf, draws a little face on it and...Ta-Da! Sprat has a pet: Leafy! But can you really have a leaf as a pet?
With an activity idea and an information page with every story in the series.
This cheery group of Little Adventurers will charm young readers with the fun they are having with their pets [...] the Little Adventurers four will encourage hours of immersive play, and will ignite the imagination of curious adventurers everywhere. Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading
With its green message, animal facts and activity ideas for playing outside it will inspire the imagination and creativity. This eclectic mix of characters will have wide appeal and after reading kids can have fun making their own pet leaf. South Wales Evening Post
This big, square book is full of life and colour and the story about an unusual 'pet's imaginations. [...] The spreads are well designed with print of different sizes, speech bubbles and notices to add interest an all these things give a dynamic feel to the pages. The School Librarian
About the Author
Interest Age: From 5
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