Drop Dead by Babette Cole


Drop Dead by Babette Cole

Grandma and Grandad recall to their grandchildren their entire lives - adventurous babies, outrageous school children, and disastrous teenagers, who grew up to be a stunt man and a film star. But they expect to one day just drop dead - and they could be recycled as anything.

About the Author

Babette Cole

Babette Cole is the award-winning author/illustrator behind such children’s classics as Princess Smartypants and Doctor Dog. Her zany, lively artwork is instantly recognisable and she is a household name in the world of picture books.

"Hello, My name is Babette Cole and I write and illustrate children's picture books.

I got fed up with school so I left and went to Art School at Canterbury in England. I left there in 1973 with a first class honours degree.

Then, since I had some work published by the BBC. I could go to other publishers with my own books and finally got one published in 1976.

I have lived in different parts of the world like Africa and the West Indies. At present I live in Dorset in England..

I have a stud farm in England and I breed Show Hunters which I ride myself. I have been riding show ponies and horses since I was seven years old. I do a lot of side saddle riding - My little horse, Hot Tip, (Scrappit) and I have been the National Champions for the past three years."

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40 pages
Interest Age: 3-7


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Publication date

17th September 1998



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