Butterfly Girl by Simon Puttock


Butterfly Girl by Simon Puttock

At the edge of the forest where the bluebells grow tall, high in the branches of a silver birch tree lives Butterfly Girl. With breath-taking illustrations through golden meadows, winding rivers purple mountains and the wild sea, Butterfly Girl helps a sad little bird find his lost song.


It's a cute but not overly girly (there's a scary cave!) tale of friendship, and Moriuchi's child-like illustrations are as dazzling as the story itself. My three year old oohed and added all the way through. -- Bournemouth Daily Echo 20071102 A story about the power of friendship...told using language that is dreamy and poetic. The sparkly cover will entice children. A gentle happy story for under fives. -- School Librarian 20071201 The lyrical language and affinity between the two main characters is beautifully matched with colourful, stylised artwork. -- Books For Keeps 20080601 An uplifting and touching bedtime story about friendship and the rewards to be found by helping others. With heartwarming pictures and a delightfully flittering cover, it's a story that will ensure sweat dreams. -- Junior 20080605

About the Author

Simon Puttock

A former bookseller, Simon Puttock has been writing full-time for several years and his trademark witty characters have earned him a strong reputation in the world of children’s books. As a small child Simon travelled the world with his family, but he has now settled in Scotland.

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32 pages


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Publication date

7th August 2008



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