Mary Had a Little Lamb by Kate Willis-Crowley

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Written by Kate Willis-Crowley
Illustrated by


Mary Had a Little Lamb by Kate Willis-Crowley

A book to share and treasure, this favourite nursery rhyme is illustrated with warmth and inventiveness by Kate Willis-Crowley.Mary had a little lamb, its fleece was white as snow... Why does the playful little lamb follow Mary everywhere? The contemporary illustrations show Mary's devotion for her lamb and bring the much-loved poem to life for a new generation of children.With instructions for making your own special little lamb mask at the end of the story, this book makes a wonderful gift.


Charming... encourages friendship and love. * Junior *

About the Author

Kate's parents influenced her interest in art as her step-dad is a painter and her mother collects antique children's books; they always encouraged her to carry a sketchbook wherever she went. She studied fine art at Reading University and then went to the Royal College, where she specialised in Children's Book Illustration. She is married with a baby son.

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32 pages


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Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st June 2012



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