The Big Adventure of the Smalls by Helen Stephens


The Big Adventure of the Smalls by Helen Stephens

This is a picture book about how big things can happen to little people, too by award-winning author/illustrator Helen Stephens. It's the night of the Small Hall Grand Ball and everyone's getting ready. All except for Paul and Sally Small, who are too little to enjoy the fun. But when Paul's friend, Mr Puddles, goes missing, the only thing to do is sneak into the party in search of his beloved bear. In The Big Adventures of the Smalls, Kate Greenaway Award nominee Helen Stephens produces a fantastic bedtime story for children who know what it's like to be one of 'the little people' but have a big imagination.

About the Author

Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens grew up in County Durham and currently lives in London with her partner and baby girl. She studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and began working as a freelance illustrator in 1994. She worked as an editorial illustrator for a few years before writing her first book in 1998. She has written and illustrated many popular books for children which have been published worldwide in a variety of languages. Her clients include Alison Green Books, Egmont Children's Books, David Fickling Books, Random House, Macmillan, Puffin, Nickelodeon, and many more. As well as writing her own stories she has also produced books in collaboration with other authors including Roger McGough, Simon Mason and Sophie Hannah. Fleabag has been shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Fun Story With Pictures Award 2009, Blue Horse and Tilly won Best World Theme Story in 2002, Twinkly Night was shortlisted for the Sainsburies Baby Book Award 2002 and Poochie-Poo won the AOI Images Silver award 2003. Helen is a lecturer on Cambridge School of Art's MA in Illustrating for Children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

5th March 2012



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