Up and Down by Britta Teckentrup


Up and Down by Britta Teckentrup

Little Penguin misses his friend and decides it's time to visit. Leaping off his iceberg, he embarks on a journey, facing ups and downs, ins and outs (and more opposites, besides!) until the pair are finally reunited. Young readers will have fun getting hands-on with this interactive book of lift-flap opposites, presented in an upmarket format that perfectly showcases Britta Teckentrup's colour-rich artwork.

About the Author

Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup is an award winning illustrator, author and fine artist. She was born in Hamburg, growing up in a town called Wuppertal. She moved to London in 1988 to study illustration and fine art at St Martin’s College and the Royal College of Art.

Britta is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, including the bestselling The Memory Tree, The Odd One Out and Grumpy Cat, which was selected by the Booktrust’s Bookstart scheme - 250,000 copies to be distributed to families throughout the UK.

Britta has written and illustrated over 80 children’s picture books which have been published in over
20 different countries. Her fine art work has been frequently exhibited at her London gallery and at
art fairs all over the world. After 17 years in the UK Britta now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish
husband, son Vincent and their old cat, Oskar.

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28 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2015



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