I Spy with My Little Eye by Edward Gibbs

I Spy with My Little Eye

Written by Edward Gibbs

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Nominated for 2011 CYBILS award (Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Award). A simple I-spy with die-cut holes so little ones can spy through the page and guess the animal. Dramatic bold illustrations focus on a single colour and each page also includes a helpful factual clue about the animal. This is a beautiful fun interactive gift book.


I Spy with My Little Eye by Edward Gibbs

Look through the spyhole and use the clues to guess; then turn the page to reveal the animal. Discover colours in I Spy with My Little Eye - and I Spy on the Farm - and learn about counting in I Spy under the Sea - The series also teaches first words and animal facts along the way. These are beautiful gift books that will encourage young readers to interact while teaching them something about the animals too.


“A big, bold, stunning book with the familiar words that kids of all ages will enjoy. I spy a big whale, a polar bear, and lots of other brilliantly illustrated animals.” - Angels and Urchins Magazine

“Children will surely press the book to their faces, squinting gleefully.” – Kirkus, starred review

“This clever book combines colour recognition, die cut peek-a-boo holes, animals, and a guessing game into a successful and appealing whole that will have young listeners asking for more.” – School Library Journal

About the Author

Edward Gibbs

Edward Gibbs is an exciting new talent in children’s books. He is now on his fifth book for Templar’s imprint, Brubaker, Ford & Friends. I Spy With My Little Eye…, Little Bee and The Acorn were followed by I Spy Under the SeaI Spy on the Farm… is due to be published in 2012. Edward studied illustration at college but became a graphic designer, where he fine-tuned the art of distilling detailed or difficult ideas into their simplest form. He uses this special skill in all his books. Edward lives in London.

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16 pages


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Brubaker, Ford & Friends an imprint of Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st May 2012




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