A Pipkin of Pepper by Helen Cooper


A Pipkin of Pepper by Helen Cooper

Something was bubbling in the old white cabin. What was in the cooking pot? Pumpkin Soup. Made by a Cat, a Squirrel and a Duck, waiting just for a pipkin of salt, to make it the best you ever tasted ...But the salt jar smashes and there is none left for the Pumpkin Soup! Cat, Squirrel and Duck must go to the city to buy some more. Duck has the habit of wandering off but he promises not to get lost. But not everything goes to plan ...Fans of Pumpkin Soup will be delighted by this sequel with its warm and vibrant illustrations.

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A spectacular sequel to Pumpkin Soup ... Share Cooper's recipe for success, close the covers and then hear the cries for more TES Fraught territory, beautifully controlled Guardian As well as being beautifully illustrated and full of the same spiky humour as Cooper's best-selling Pumpkin Soup, it conveys how scary being lost can be - for children and parents Daily Telegraph Well designed and beautifully produced, it positively glows with mellow autumn warmth and fruitfulness Books for Keeps The rich, glowing colours give a New York-like city an oriental, almost psychedelic look ... The book has an adorable quality. One of my favourites The Children's Bookseller

About the Author

Helen Cooper

Helen Cooper’s childhood was spent in Cumbria, but she now lives in Oxford with her husband, Ted Dewan and young daughter. As well as being a highly talented artist, Helen is also a keen musician who studied music at college and worked as a music teacher before writing and illustrating full time.

She has illustrated over fourteen books and her work has been translated into fifteen languages. Helen is the first ever author/illustrator to have won the Kate Greenaway Medal with two consecutive books.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

6th October 2005



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