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Yasmeen Ismail - Author

About the Author

Yasmeen Ismail is an award-winning author, illustrator and animator. After graduating from art school she ran a successful animation company before moving on to write and illustrate picture books. Her internationally-bestselling books, including Time for Bed Fred! and I’m a Girl! have become children’s classics. Yasmeen is originally from Ireland, but now lives in London.

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Would You Like a Banana?

Would You Like a Banana?

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Award-winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail's delightfully funny picture book featuring a very stubborn gorilla will have the whole family laughing! Gorilla is hungry but there is absolutely no way he's going to eat a banana. Not even a teeny taste. Not with some bread or standing on his head. Even if you eat one too, which is something you might do. This brilliant and hilarious picture book from award-winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail will have everyone laughing at this all-too familiar family situation!

Joy

Joy

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

A delightfully upbeat read-aloud picture book, perfect to share with very young children. Bounce bounce, ding-a-ling, ring ring, let's sing! I feel joy! From an award-winning author and illustrator pairing comes an irresistibly energetic read-aloud picture book. Join the bouncy little kitten as she plays with her favourite toy and - uh oh - falls down with a trip-trip-slip. But with a little hug, a kiss and a squeeze, she's going to be just fine. A truly joyful celebration of the love between parent and child.

Would You Like a Banana?

Would You Like a Banana?

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2020

Award-winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail's delightfully funny picture book featuring a very stubborn gorilla will have the whole family laughing! Gorilla is hungry but there is absolutely no way he's going to eat a banana. Not even a teeny taste. Not with some bread or standing on his head. Even if you eat one too, which is something you might do. This brilliant and hilarious picture book from award-winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail will have everyone laughing at this all-too familiar family situation!

Joy

Joy

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2019

A delightfully upbeat read-aloud picture book, perfect to share with very young children. Bounce bounce, ding-a-ling, ring ring, let's sing! I feel joy! From an award-winning author and illustrator pairing comes an irresistibly energetic read-aloud picture book. Join the bouncy little kitten as she plays with her favourite toy and - uh oh - falls down with a trip-trip-slip. But with a little hug, a kiss and a squeeze, she's going to be just fine. A truly joyful celebration of the love between parent and child.

Kiki and Bobo's Birthday Surprise

Kiki and Bobo's Birthday Surprise

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2018

A hilarious lift-the-flap story book for very young children starring the delightful Kiki and Bobo. Meet Kiki and Bobo, the lively stars of this hilarious lift-the-flap story, perfect for very young children, about a very special day. Bobo knows today is special. So does Kiki. Both are planning a secret surprise party. But who for? The delightful duo are the creation of award-winning illustrator and animator Yasmeen Ismail, who has won The New York Times' Best Illustrated Book Award and the V&A Best Illustrated Book Award.

Kiki and Bobo's Sunny Day

Kiki and Bobo's Sunny Day

Author: Yasmeen Ismail Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

A charming lift-the-flap story book for very young children starring the delightful Kiki and Bobo. Join bouncy Kiki and shy Bobo for a day at the seaside in this charming lift-the-flap story, perfect for very young children. Kiki can't wait to get to the beach and swim in the sea. But why isn't Bobo as excited for their sunny day out? The delightful duo are the creation of award-winning illustrator and animator Yasmeen Ismail, who has won The New York Times' Best Illustrated Book Award and the V&A Best Illustrated Book Award.

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