Emma Garcia was born in Yorkshire, England, and studied Education and Psychology at Liverpool University. She works as an early years advisor and her experience has given her a strong insight into what young children enjoy reading. Emma lives in London with her husband and two young sons.
Shortlisted for the Best Emerging Illustrator Award, Early Year Awards 2009 This is definitely one for little boys. Featuring every car, van, bus and lorry honking and tooting and beeping their way through their exciting day until they too go to bed. Sure to delight and bring plenty of smiles to the smallest boy. Another one from Boxer Books
Chuffa Chuffa Choo Choo here comes the train! Join it as it visits the seaside, the farm, the city and the forest, until it's time to say good night!
Emma Garcia's popular debut title, Tip Tip Dig Dig, is now available as a chunky board book with moving parts on every spread, including the cover! Watch as each colourful vehicle does its own job as all the machines work together towards a surprise ending. The simple mechanisms in this new board book edition are prefect for little hands. Tip Tip Dig Dig has been shortlisted for the Read it Again! and the Southampton Favourite Book to Share picture book awards in 2008.
Toot Toot Beep Beep is now available as a chunky board book, complete with a built-in sound chip providing amazing traffic sound effects! Watch the colourful cars zoom across the page, each one making its own special noise. Follow the busy, noisy vehicles and find out where they are all going. Little ones will love joining in with the sounds, making this book perfect for reading aloud. Toot Toot Beep Beep follows the success of Emma Garcia's first book, Tip Tip Dig Dig, which was shortlisted for the Read It Again! Picture Book Award for an outstanding debut picture book, and the Southampton Favourite Book to Share Award.