Fancy Dress Farmyard by Nick Sharratt

Fancy Dress Farmyard

Written by Nick Sharratt
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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Perfect for the very youngest readers, this ‘peepo’ story provides endless fun as storybook characters turn up dressed as different animals. A pirate, fairy and wizard are each entertainingly transformed into a cow, pig and a sheep for the party. Open the big double doors at the end and join in yourself!


Fancy Dress Farmyard by Nick Sharratt

There's a party at the farmyard, and it's going to be fancy dress. Children will love lifting the flaps to discover which animals are hiding behind the disguises. Pig's come as a pirate, Duck as a superhero and Sheep as a wizard. Nick Sharratt's new book combines all those toddler favourites: peek-a-boo flaps to lift, bouncy rhyming text and lots of animal noises to join in with.

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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32 pages


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Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

5th April 2012




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