Written by Polly Dunbar
Illustrated by Polly Dunbar
Part of the Tilly and Friends Series
Lovereading4kids Price £3.19
£3.99 saving £0.80 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
When Tumpty the elephant tries to hide, the other animals all laugh! Whatever place Tumpty tries, he will still always be visible! But then Tumpty really does disappear. Everyone looks high and low. At last Tumpty reappears. This time, he really was hiding!
Tilly and Friends began life as a charming series of six books by acclaimed author-illustrator Polly Dunbar, and... Exciting news! Tilly and Friends begins on CBeebies, in September 2012... 52 delicious episodes. Each episode follows the everyday adventures of Tilly and her five friends – Pru, Hector, Doodle, Tiptoe and Tumpty – all living in a little yellow house!
About the TV series, Tilly and Friends
Tilly’s world is one which children will be able to relate to and where friendship is at the heart of everything. Tilly loves having her friends around her and always makes time for them with all sorts of imaginative play, discovering the joys and challenges of friendship.
The series comprises 52 episodes of 11 minutes and encourages creativity in a world of everyday adventures. Made by JAM Media and Walker Productions with creative production from Polly Dunbar herself, the series examines the true values of friends and the essence of real love and friendships.
Where's Tumpty? by Polly Dunbar
Tumpty is trying his hardest to hide ...will he ever succeed? I'm hiding, said Tumpty. You can't see me! But everyone can see Tumpty, upside down under a large cardboard box, behind a pot plant. It's very funny. But later when they really can't find Tumpty - not in the cupboard or behind the curtain or in the biscuit tin - suddenly it isn't funny at all...
Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters have deservedly made this a series of winners. From the bestselling author and illustrator of Penguin which was the winner of the 0-5 Nestle Silver Award 2007 and the 2007 Booktrust Early Years Award in the pre-school category.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 2
More books by Polly Dunbar
Walker Books Ltd
6th September 2012
I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new booksElosie Clarkson – age 11
It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!Alice Horncastle, age 14
It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.Sam Harper – age 10
I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.Angela East
It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.Sam Bateman and family
We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!Emily Jacques
It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.Erica Motoc, age 7