A Small Surprise by Louise Yates


A Small Surprise by Louise Yates

Roll up! Roll up! Discover the most marvellous collection of colossal creatures known to man: among them the Beastly Bear, the Gargantuan Gorilla ...and the smallest new addition to their troupe! Meet the courageous Rabbit, who is - admittedly - rather small, but isn't prepared to let this hold him back...Prepare to be captivated by this magical character and his somewhat larger circus friends.


This gentle, warm and witty picture book introduces a marvellous collection of enormous circus creatures ... An assured and satisfying book. It allows young readers space to think as well as read Carousel This is a sophisticated book which young children will love leafing through, time and time again -- Alex T Smith Child Education With bold, colourful and funny illustrations, this will raise many giggles. -- Mary Arrigan The Irish Examiner (Eire) Delivers a neat lesson in life for your own tiny toddler -- Fiona Ness Sunday Business Post (Eire)

About the Author

Louise Yates began drawing pictures to go with the stories she wrote for school and, at a young age, began telling people that she wanted to be a children's book illustrator. She won a scholarship to study art and, in 2002, received a BA in English literature from Oxford University. Louise lives in London.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5


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Publication date

3rd September 2009



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