Lavender by Posy Simmonds


Lavender by Posy Simmonds

Whenever there is the slightest hint of danger, Lavender the rabbit can be found with her friends the goose and the hens clucking with concern. So when a group of tourist town foxes arrive on their very first visit to the countryside, Lavender is very wary indeed, even though the town foxes think that the idea of eating rabbits is just sick. When the town foxes invite the rabbits to a party, Lavender has no intention of going until her fellow rabbits tease her for being chicken. Incensed, Lavender joins the group and even perseveres when the others decide that the situation has become a bit scary. What happens next, as the town foxes come face to face with their hungry country cousins, ensures that Lavender returns home a heroine!


Every page of this wonderful picture book is full of humour and page-turning tension ... The illustrations are delicate and very detailed making this a picture book to be shared and explored Inis 20041101

About the Author

Posy Simmonds

Posy Simmonds is the author of many books for adults and children, including Gemma Bovery, Lulu and the Flying Babies and Fred, the film of which was nominated for an Oscar. She has contributed a series of weekly cartoon strips to the Guardian since 1977, and has won international awards for her work, inlcuding the Grand Prix 2009 de la Critique Bande Dessiné for Tamara Drewe.

She lives in London.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7


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Publication date

6th May 2004



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