Not So Silent Night by Rebecca Elliott


Not So Silent Night by Rebecca Elliott

Silent night...oh! The donkey goes: eee-or! The sheep goes: baa! The baby goes: wah! A bright and beautiful first book about the Nativity, with animals from the stable on each page and lots of noises to join in with. Moo and meow along as you read! Illustrations by the wonderful Rebecca Elliott (Missing Jack, Mr Super Poopy Pants) make this sturdy little board book a delight. Also available: Noah's Noisy Animals, God Bless This Starry Night , God Loves Little Me

About the Author

Rebecca Elliott

Always the eternal daydreamer and doodler Rebecca’s school project from the age of six has in it the line “When I grow up I want to be a writer and an artist”. After a brief trip into a more serious life involving gaining a degree in Philosophy followed by an insanely dull office job Rebecca returned to her childhood career plans.

Since 2002 she has written and illustrated dozens of children’s picture books including, Cub’s First Winter, Naked Trevor , The Last Tiger, Milo’s Pet Egg and Zoo Girl which was nominated for the 2012 Kate Greenaway Medal. She has also written about her own children, one of whom has severe special needs, in her books Just Because and Sometimes which have been met with accolades from former children’s laureates Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen, five star reviews and much media coverage from, amongst others, The Independent and Radio 2.

Rebecca also teaches adult courses on writing and illustrating children’s books, regularly visits schools and runs workshops for children at events including the Edinburgh Literary Festival.

She lives in Suffolk with her ‘inspirations’ - her husband Matthew, a history teacher, and three children, Clementine, Toby and Benjamin and continues to spend her days doodling and daydreaming.

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Board book
10 pages


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Publication date

19th February 2016



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