Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts by Emily Gravett

Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts

Written by Emily Gravett
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August 2013 Book of the Month The award-winning Little Mouse is back for another fabulous adventure…This time Little Mouse is looking at some very scary creatures indeed. In her brilliant pages which feature all kinds of add-ons and cut-throughs, Little Mouse takes a dangerously close look at a Lion, a Shark, a Wasp, and many more all of whom pose a very great threat to the Little Mouse. Emily Gravett is a dazzling as ever in her use of every page.


Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts by Emily Gravett

Little Mouse has found a new book, and this time it's full of scary creatures. Undaunted, he bravely sets about removing or altering all the scariest bits: cosy mittens to cover the lion's claws, ruby lips to replace the shark's teeth -- and he even pole vaults out of the way of the bear!


There's enough detail for children - and parents - to find something new in this book each time they come to it ... both inventive and amusing. Daily Telegraph Perfect for helping to reassure nervous children, taking a light-hearted and humorous approach to the subjects of fear and anxiety ... Young readers will love following Little Mouse on his journey through the delicately 'nibbled

-produced and innovative book ... will charm parents and children alike Booktrust Gravett's innovative use of the book as an interactive object as well as a means of telling stories has won her many fans and this latest story - packed with lift-the-flaps, peep holes and various styles of illustration - will prove another winner Daily Mail

About the Author

Emily Gravett

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors.

Emily Gravett is an author/illustrator of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as Wolves, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me and The Odd Egg. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs, Otto and Edith.

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize-winning illustrator Emily Gravett’s distinctive illustrations are always full of wit bringing the unexpected into stories and injecting them all with delightful humour. There’s magic in Spells as a frog turns himself into a handsome prince – well, almost!, excellent advice for rabbits on how to spot the danger of wolves in Wolves, lots of useful tips on how to be braver than you feel in Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, a thoughtful exploration of how home often turns out to be best despite feelings of wanderlust in Meerkat Mail, a celebration of exuberant movement in Monkey and Me and a fresh and delightful look at Dogs.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

31st July 2014




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