Betty Goes Bananas in Her Pyjamas by Steve Antony


Betty Goes Bananas in Her Pyjamas by Steve Antony

Meet Betty, a baby gorilla. When it's time for Betty to go to bed she will do almost anything to stay up. Families everywhere will recognise and laugh out loud at Betty's brilliantly observed bedtime antics in this hilarious picture book.


Speaks to the foot-stamping, banana-gobbling toddler in all of us. The New York Times Very funny read aloud text, and small children will love the petulant gorilla The Bookseller The repetition and silliness of Betty's dramatic behavior allow for reader participation and discussion School Library Journal Review NY A fantastic new character to make toddlers and parents giggle. 'The Bookseller's Children's Buyer's Guide', The Bookseller 'Readers will love the author/illustrator's bright characters ... and each spread encourages engaging with the text

'The book provides a perfect opportunity for discussions about tantrums and bedtime battles.'

'Parents everywhere will relate to this brilliant picture book'

'With fun, colourful illustrations and two great characters, this is a perfect bedtime story for babies and toddlers who struggle to settle to bed'

's Books) 'The artwork is superb - Betty's expressions are so spot on. Yes, this is a gorilla, but Betty perfectly represents every toddler that's ever lived.'

About the Author

Steve Antony is a highly talented and versatile author-illustrator. He has had a passion for storytelling from an early age, but it was the MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge that really enabled him to channel this passion. Since embarking on the MA course, he has enjoyed creating picture books on a range of subjects from the Queen's hat to a war between rectangles and lizards! He aims to create picture books that are slightly 'off the wall', books that children will laugh at and adults will tweet about, but most of all, books that he enjoys.

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32 pages


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Publication date

4th February 2016



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