Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon by Axel Scheffler
  

Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon

Written by Axel Scheffler
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Part of the Pip and Posy Series

Baby and Toddler   Books of the Month   3+ readers   
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April 2012 Book of the Month. Best known for creating the pictures for the Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler has created a perfect story for pre-school. How can Pip’s friends cheer him up when his beautiful red balloon goes POP! ? Luckily Posy comes up with a really good idea. Soon Pip and Posy and all their friends are enjoying bubbles. Luckily, there are loads of them – and they always pop. Now Pip doesn’t mind at all. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Synopsis

Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon by Axel Scheffler

Pip is very proud of his big red balloon. But when he lets the balloon go and it pops, he is inconsolable. Luckily, Posy has a clever idea to cheer up her friend and soon they are having fun again!

Axel Scheffler draws Pip and Posy in this video interview:

Reviews

'Scheffler's illustrations are full of comfort and gentle humour' - The Guardian

About the Author

Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. He is best known for his partnership with Julia Donaldson, including A Squash and the Squeeze and The Gruffalo. Axel has illustrated a number of other highly successful books, including Muddle Farm, and his books have been languages In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Christmas Bear and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London with his partner and young daughter.

author photo © Dominic HR

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Axel Scheffler
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Author's Website

www.gruffalo.com/

Publisher

Nosy Crow Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2012

ISBN

9780857631008

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