Tom, Tom the Piper's Son by Priscilla Lamont


Tom, Tom the Piper's Son by Priscilla Lamont

Tom, Tom the Piper's son Stole a pig and away he run...Find out the real reason why Tom took the pig away from the farm, and see what really happened to the pig afterwards in this charming and funny subversion of a well-known nursery rhyme - with a happy ending! A witty rhyming text is accompanied by gently humorous watercolour paintings, making this a book that is perfect to read alone or together, in the classroom or at home.


An entertaining rhyming text is complemented by amusing watercolour drawings which provide plenty of detail for discussion. Parents in Touch Brilliant! This is a delightful and highly amusing ssubversion of a well-known nursery rhyme told through rhyming couplets that will tickle you pink... this is one that will be loved and children will want to read it again and again. It is a witty text, coupled with equally humourous watercolour illustrations, which means it is perfect to enjoy at home and ideal for reading aloud in nursery or reception class. Early Years Educator An enjoyable little book. School Librarian

About the Author

Priscilla Lamont studied graphic design at Canterbury College of Art. A full-time artist, she is a portrait painter as well as a successful children's book illustrator, Her books include Baby Rhyme Time (ISBN 9781845077143), Lovely Old Roly (ISBN 9780711214897) with Michael Rosen, The Hurricane Tree with Libby Purves and Little Bo Beep on the Nursery Rhyme Crimes series. She lives near Canterbury, Kent.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

4th August 2011



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