Socks by Nick Sharratt, Elizabeth Lindsay


Socks by Nick Sharratt, Elizabeth Lindsay

Laugh your socks off! Stripy sharks and woolly crocs, Purple dogs with polka dots! What can you see made from socks? Kids (and grown ups!) will love this socktastic celebration of the nation's favourite footwear. Look out for sockerels, sockodiles and Goldisocks, and prepare to see your socks in a whole new light!


Rich in fun language, this book is the perfect prompt for you and your child to make up your own silly stories with a sock on each little (and grown-up) hand. * Junior * We've been reading 2 books recently that combine silliness and laughter into easy to read picture books

Sockywockydoodah! If you thought socks were just for keeping your toes warm then you have to read Socks. Who knew you could do so much with your socks?! There are sock animals, sock people and even sock instruments. What we loved about this book was the illustrations

About the Author

Nick Sharratt (Author, Illustrator) Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children and won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed great success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson books. Nick lives in Edinburgh.Elizabeth Lindsay (Author) Elizabeth Lindsay has worked as an actress, puppeteer and scriptwriter and is now a full time children's fiction author. She has written several series, amongst them, Magic Pony and Silverlake Fairy School. She lives in Gloucestershire on the side of a steep hill with a fabulous view.

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32 pages


Nick Sharratt, Elizabeth Lindsay
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Picture Corgi an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st April 2016



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