In the Woods by Christopher Wormell


In the Woods by Christopher Wormell

One day, three teddy bears called Bubba, Rollo and Pog set off into the woods for a picnic. Bubba is the tallest, Rollo is the fattest and Pog is the smallest. Before too long they are utterly lost and Rollo has eaten all their food. But at least there are no wolves to attack them in these woods ...or are there?


This is a lovely book with scary bits that should thrill young readers -- Alison Boyle Nursery World This is the perfect tale to read if you are having a teddy bear's picnic Practical Pre-school Funny, endearing story with a scary middle that will have small children clutching their own teddies Daily Echo This wonderful story will delight teddy bear aficionados of all ages ... Atmospheric illustrations capture the gloom of the forest and the thrill of the unexpected ending Through the Looking Glass An absorbing, atmospheric and genuinely surprising read! The School Librarian

About the Author

Christopher Wormell

Christopher Wormell was born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, in 1955. On leaving school in 1973 he studied painting with his father while working at numerous temporary of part time jobs.

In 1982, inspired by the work of Thomas Bewick, Reynolds Stone and Charles Tunnicliffe among others, he took up wood engraving. He became a full time illustrator in 1984 and began writing and illustrating his own picture books in 1999.

Recent work includes a stamp design for the Royal Mail millennium set, Neighbourhood Watch images for the Metropolitan Police Force, package designs for Waitrose and a billboard poster campaign for Adnams Beer.

His most recent book is The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit, published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in 2004.

His work has been exhibited at The Victoria and Albert Museum (1998), The Fouts and Fowler Gallery, London (1990) and The Artworks Gallery, London (1994).

Christopher Wormell lives in North London with his wife, Mary and three children: Jack, Daisy and Eliza.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7


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Publication date

7th October 2004



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