Beautiful Buttercup by Michael Broad


Beautiful Buttercup by Michael Broad

When the other animals jeer at Ugly, the little warthog, Forget-me-not shows them that she is both beautiful and brave. A new story about the little elephant learning about the world. Bright and sensitive illustrations full of wit and action for the youngest children.

About the Author

Michael Broad

Michael studied illustration at Portsmouth University earning 1st Class Honors and now works solely on writing and illustration books for children of all ages. His first picture books; the lovely and poignant Broken Bird and the spirited and inspiring Falling Star, were published by Puffin in 2006. And the courageous tale of Scaredy Cat And Boo! was subsequently published by Hodder in 2007.

The first four books in Michael's exciting young fiction series The Unbelievable Adventures Of Jake Cake, was also released in 2007 by Puffin.

Alongside his own books, Michael also illustrates work by other authors including The Secret Diaries series by Valerie Wilding and poetry books Look Out The Teachers Are Coming! and Best Friends published by Macmillan.

Michael likes dogs, mugs of tea, and painting big canvasses.

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32 pages


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Publication date

2nd February 2012



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