One Fluffy Baa-Lamb, Ten Hairy Caterpillars by Nick Sharratt

One Fluffy Baa-Lamb, Ten Hairy Caterpillars

Written by Nick Sharratt
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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Open the flaps to find loads of jokes in this witty and surprising counting book which makes thinking about numbers fun! The lambs and the caterpillars get up to all kids of unexpected fun to entertain readers with their driving, their dressing up and their travel.


One Fluffy Baa-Lamb, Ten Hairy Caterpillars by Nick Sharratt

Count from one to ten and back with Nick Sharratt's irresistible parade of batty baa-lambs and crazy caterpillars. Lift the flaps, open the gatefold pages, and discover Wear-a-Bra-Lambs, Bobble-atterpillars, Draculaargh-Lambs, Acrobatterpillars and many more. Praise for Elephant Wellyphant : 'Ridiculous but excellent fun'ulia Eccleshare' - Guardian . Praise for Moo-Cow, Kung-Fu Cow : 'The book that wins best title of the year' - Charlie Higson. Elephant Wellyphant and Octopus Socktopus were both shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

About the Author

Nick Sharratt

Nick Sharratt is an established illustrator who lives and works in Brighton. He has won many awards including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award (1996, 1997, 2000 and 2001), the Red House Children’s Book Award (1997, 2001 and 2003), the Smarties Book Prize (2000), the Kate Greenaway Medal (2003) and the Blue Peter Award (2003).

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Nick Sharratt’s big and bold illustrations leap off the page and delight very young readers with their cheerful simplicity. The sounds of lots of different noises are celebrated in Toddle Waddle as a toddler takes a simple stroll to the end of the pier and lots of others follow, greedy animals tuck into delicious plates of food at the lovely meal where manners don’t matter in Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose.

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26 pages


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Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

2nd August 2010




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