When the World Was Waiting for You by Gillian Shields
  

When the World Was Waiting for You

Written by Gillian Shields
Illustrated by Anna Currey

Synopsis

When the World Was Waiting for You by Gillian Shields

The Rabbit family is filled with excitement - because soon a new baby will arrive! And they can't wait to meet it. The nursery has been decorated, toys and gifts have been bought, and finally the big day arrives . . . A touching story about the special bond between parents and their children.

Reviews

Enchantingly simple text and the most lovely illustrations make this book one to treasure * Angels & Urchins * Currey's figures manage to be both human and rabbity and Shield's gentle, simple rhyming couplets make this a perfect bedtime book * Glasgow Herald * Within minutes I was feeling a warm nostalgia with its reminders of the comforting world of Beatrix Potter * Tremendously Two * Perfect for welcoming a new baby into the world * Books Monthly *

About the Author

Gillian Shields

Gillian Shields was born and brought up in Yorkshire. As she grew up, she had two passions; books and theatre. Gillian’s love of books led her to read English at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. After university she studied acting in London, and then worked in a drama school for several years, becoming Vice-Principal.

Having children gave Gillian an excuse to carry on reading children’s books, as well as motivation to write them. She has a young son and a grown-up daughter, and is married to Brian, who works for the International Herald Tribune.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Gillian Shields
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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

14th March 2013

ISBN

9781408806319


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