Tilly and Friends The Best Day Ever by Polly Dunbar

Tilly and Friends The Best Day Ever

Written by Polly Dunbar
Part of the Tilly and Friends Series

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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From inspired picture-book creator Polly Dunbar, this televised series follows the escapades of Tilly and her friends. Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters - Tilly, Hector, Pru, Doodle, Tipty and Tumpty, have deservedly made this series a winner and now gained much greater recognition on the back of the brilliant CBeebies episodes.

Meet Tilly and her Friends at www.tillyandfriends.com and find out more about these charming characters!


Tilly and Friends The Best Day Ever by Polly Dunbar

Tilly and her friends are having a play day at home. There's painting, dressing up, tiddly winks...and all sorts of sandwiches for lunch. When Tilly realizes this is the Best Day Ever, she and her friends want to make sure they'll always remember it and they decide to make a scrapbook. But how can they squeeze so many big memories into one small book?

Tilly and Friends is currently airing on CBeebies, with 52 episodes in the series. Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters have deservedly made this a series of winners.

About the Author

Polly Dunbar

Polly Dunbar is a major picture-book talent. She is the author-illustrator of a series called Tilly and Friends which has been made into an animated series, to air on CBeebies from September 2012. She's also the author/illustrator of Penguin, Arthur's Dream Boat, Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie, and the illustrator of Shoe Baby, written by her mother, Joyce Dunbar. Her titles have won numerous awards including the Book Trust Early Year's Award 2007, the Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize 2007, the Practical Pre-School Award 2007 and the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award 2008, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Polly currently lives and works in Dublin.

To view a TV clip from Tilly and Friends go to: www.tillyandfriends.com

And to see a fun video with Polly click here!

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24 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Polly Dunbar
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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2013




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