Meg Goes to Bed by Helen Nicoll


Meg Goes to Bed by Helen Nicoll

The bestselling MEG and MOG stories have been casting a unique spell for more than thirty-five years. They are perfect for sharing or reading alone and children love exploring the colours, sounds and shapes. Meg Goes to Bed is the latest of the iconic MEG and MOG picture books that continue to delight children up to the age of 3 with the brightly coloured and spellbinding antics of Meg the witch, Mog her cat and Owl. Mog and Owl are hungry, so Meg makes a spell. It goes wrong and they all go to bed without any supper, but Mog and Owl are still hungry...Praise for Meg Goes to Bed : Bold and irresistible . ( Guardian ). Dazzling, graphic artwork and simple, quirky stories . ( Financial Times ). Meg and Mog are the perfect couple . ( Times Literary Supplement ). Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski have worked together for over forty years, first at the BBC and then on the MEG and MOG books. Jan Pienkowski is a celebrated author of children's books, he has won the Greenaway Medal twice for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and Haunted House . Want more MEG and MOG? The complete series of MEG and MOG books, including Meg and Mog , Meg's Eggs, Meg on the Moon , Mog in the Fog and the pop-up book Meg and Mog Play Hide and Seek , is available from Puffin.

About the Author

Helen Nicoll

Helen Nicoll was born in Natland, Westmorland, in 1937. She was educated at schools in Bristol, Devon and London. Helen Nicoll married Robert Kime in 1970 and they had one daughter and one son.

In addition to the Meg and Mog series, Helen had a long and varied association with Puffin - as editor of the Junior Puffin magazine The Egg from 1977 - 1979, and as compiler of the popular children's poetry anthology Poems for Seven Year Olds and Under, illustrated by Michael Foreman. She owned and ran the audio company Cover to Cover for many years which produced the popular series of Puffin story tapes.

Helen lived in Marlborough, Wiltshire. She died on September 30, 2012.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

7th October 2010



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