Dewdrop Babies Viola's Secret by Patricia MacCarthy


Dewdrop Babies Viola's Secret by Patricia MacCarthy

Violet's friend Viola has come to stay. When she climbs the tallest tree in the garden, dives into the lake and even does a tightrope walk on Spider's thread, the other Dewdrop Babies think she is very brave. But at bed-time they discover that she's not so brave after all because Viola is scared of the dark. The Dewdrop Babies gather round to make her feel better. They ask the glow worms to glow all night, they tuck Viola into her cosy bed, sing her a lullaby and read her a bed-time story and before long she is fast asleep.

About the Author

Patricia MacCarthy is a children's book and greetings card illustrator. She lives by the sea and downlands in Sussex with her husband, John Avon who is a fantasy artist, and her two young sons, Laurie and James. Patricia graduated from Brighton Art College in 1980 with a BA in Graphic Design and since then she has created many children's books and hundreds of cards. She uses a remarkably wide range of materials for her artwork from batik on silk, watercolours and acrylics to collage as well as other mediums. Patricia has collaborated with New Zealand author Margaret Mahy on five picture books, one of which, 17 Kings and 42 Elephants won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. The Dewdrop Babies series are Patricia's first books with RHCB.

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24 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

7th August 2008



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