Wendy the Wide-mouthed Frog by Sam Lloyd


Wendy the Wide-mouthed Frog by Sam Lloyd

This is the traditional tale of the big wide-mouthed frog, but given the Sam Lloyd treatment. Sparkly-mouthed, be-hatted and be-jewelled Wendy reckons she's FAR too good for the jungle she lives in, and goes round rubbishing all the other creatures...until she comes across Sid the Squid, who eats wide-mouthed frogs, that is! With six spreads to build the joke up and use made of the die-cut hole on the opposite side to the puppet mouth, (encouraging parents/children to put their hands through to create a new creature), this latest title takes our puppet books series to a whole new level!

About the Author

Sam Lloyd studied at Brighton University where she gained a BA Hons in Illustration. Now Sam is the author and illustrator of many successful picture books for children including Happy Day,the Whoops-A-Daisy-World series and Sad Dog which won the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award in 2003. Success followed with Mr Pusskins which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Booktrust Pre-School Award and shortlisted for the V & A Illustration Award. Sam's novelty books include the Richard and Judy prize-winning Calm Down, Boris and Hello Dudley.

As well as writing and illustrating books, Sam also enjoys yoga, swimming, camping and doing outdoorsy things. She has been all over the world, including travels to India and Australia. Sam also does a lot of voluntary work with children, painting murals. Sam lives in Brighton with her partner and young son.

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6 pages
Interest Age: 2 years +


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Publication date

29th March 2008



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