Tattybogle by Sandra Ann Horn


Tattybogle by Sandra Ann Horn

Tattybogle, the scarecrow, has a head full of straw and cheerful thoughts. The rain is Tattybogle's music, the wind is his dancing partner. Then one day the playful wind blows too hard, and all that is left of Tattybogle is an old stick. But that is only the start of a glorious new life, because the stick starts to take root in the earth, and becomes a tree...


Excellent for reading aloud Evening Standard A gentle story of hope and renewal Daily Mirror Beautiful Daily Telegraph A beautifully written book and one that is very enjoyable to read aloud ... its underlying theme of hope and renewal will provide many talking points and will ultimately leave young readers and their parents feeling most uplifted. THE BOOKBAG The story is one of gentle rejuvenation ... a lovely pastoral piece. THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

About the Author

Ken Brown is an award-winning author and illustrator, having created many picture books for Andersen Press. His books have been translated into many languages all over the world. He is married to fellow picture book illustrator Ruth Brown, and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild. Sandra Horn trained as a clinical psychologist, but writing has always been a passion of hers. She won the TVS Prize for Best TV Script at a Southampton Writer's Conference. She is married, and has 3 grown-up sons.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5


Sandra Ann Horn
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Publication date

3rd May 2007



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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