Emily Peppermint's Toy School by Jeanne Willis
  

Synopsis

Emily Peppermint's Toy School by Jeanne Willis

Master picture book creators Jeanne Willis and Vanessa Cabban collaborate for the first time in this funny, big-hearted new story for young children. Master picture book creator Jeanne Willis and bestselling Bringing Down the Moon illustrator Vanessa Cabban collaborate for the very first time in this sweet, funny school story - TOY school that is! It's the first day of term and teacher Emily Peppermint has a new class all ready to learn just how to be the perfect toy! First lesson: falling out of a pram ...but the class members are about to get a bit more practice than they bargained for! It's a good job Emily Peppermint and her trusty classroom assistant Rose are there to save the day!

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th March 2015

ISBN

9781406360059


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