I Need a Wee! by Sue Hendra

I Need a Wee!

Written by Sue Hendra
Illustrated by

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Winner of the Laugh-Out-Loud Book Awards 2016 - Picture Book Category Sure to appeal to toddlers and very young children given Alan the Bear has the same problem that many young children also have. That of having too many other exciting things to do even when they need a wee! A fabulously funny new story from the bestselling creator of Barry the Fish with Fingers and Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell.


I Need a Wee! by Sue Hendra

Alan the bear has a problem. He needs a wee! But there are so many things he would rather do first. Will he make it to the loo on time? And when he gets there, will there be a queue?! Uh-oh...

The Wonderful World of Sue Hendra - We have a special activity pack full of things to do, characters to colour in and fun things to make - download it here!

And Spot the Difference in these illustrations from I Need a Wee! and there's colouring in page too!


Praise for Sue Hendra’s wacky picture books:

“Three cheers for a new Sue Hendra [No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom], and her endlessly
inventive heroes’’ Daily Mail

"Zany text and brilliantly coloured illustrations...hilarious.” Parents in Touch

“Lovely glittery illustrations and simple text make this a must for pre-schoolers.’’ The Daily Mail

“A fantastically bold and fun picture book’’ Junior News and Mail

About the Author

Sue Hendra

Sue Hendra says:

"I graduated from the University of Brighton in 1994 and have been working as an illustrator of children's books since then. I've worked on over 70 titles now and I really enjoy it. I used to illustrate completely by hand but now I work on computer as well as painting. In addition to making books I run weekly art clubs for 8- 12 year olds at two of my local museums. I started this a couple of years ago and discovered that I really love working with children. I still live in Brighton and work in a shared studio with seven other artists."

Sue Hendra has made a name for herself creating picture books starring the most endearingly wacky array of characters.

Barry the Fish with Fingers made a big splash when first published in 2009, and has since sold over 100,000 copies. Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell was the bestselling new picture book for the first quarter of 2011, and Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat burst onto the scenes in summer 2012.

Sue Hendra’s Simon & Schuster titles have reached almost 300,000 copies in the UK alone.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

12th March 2015




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