The Buttons Family: Staying with Gran by Vivian French

The Buttons Family: Staying with Gran

Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Sue Heap
Part of the The Buttons Series


The Buttons Family: Staying with Gran by Vivian French

One in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. Cherry, Charlie and Baby Lou have never stayed with Gran on their own before, but she makes sure they have a lovely time. They make cupcakes and have Gran's famous surprise breakfast. Baby Lou even has Mum's old teddy to help her sleep.


a really valuable addition to a young child's library, or in the classroom * * nostalgic drawings and sweet text offering comfort to children * Junior * This excellent series deals with a variety of situations about which children might be nervous in a calm reassuring way. The story is simple, the pictures are inviting - and there are stickers! * Scotsman * a real winner with the under 5s * CBI recommended reads of 2012 * This book is both funny and comfortingly accurate. * Carousel *

About the Author

Vivian French

Vivian French is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written more than 250 books during the course of her career, including Caterpillar, Butterfly, The Tales from the Five Kingdoms series and Yucky Worms. Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World. Vivian teaches on the illustration course at Edinburgh School of Art, and helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh. Read further information about Vivian French here.

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32 pages


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Author's Website


Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd May 2012



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