I Love You, Stick Insect by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
  

I Love You, Stick Insect

Written by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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One of our special picks for Valentine's Day

Children will laugh themselves breathless at the massive display of misplaced adoration in this zany, original picture book; adults might regard it with a bit more circumspection. After all, which of us hasn’t fallen head over heels in love with someone who turns out not to be quite what we thought … The impetuous Stick Insect hero is completely besotted with the gorgeous female stick insect leaning languorously against a sapling and can’t wait to sweep her off for a shared life of fun. He imagines them dancing, skating, at the cinema, and, in one particularly glorious image, riding a motorbike … If only Butterfly wasn’t there to point out a rather important problem. Stick Insects have never looked so animated, each page a whirl of twiggy legs and emotions, and it’s a treat for readers of all ages. ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

I Love You, Stick Insect by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Stick Insect is IN LOVE! Just think of all the fun and laughter he will have with his perfect partner - surfing the ocean waves, racing on speeding motorcycles with the wind in his feelers, dancing the hula - whoop-di-whoop! But ... There's something not quite right about Stick Insect's new sweetheart, and Butterfly seems to have spotted the problem ... `IT'S A STICK!' Oh dear, the course of true love never did run smooth and poor stick insect is about to find this out the hard way.

About the Author

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros is an illustrator and graphic designer. He lives in Limoges, France, with his family. I’m Going to Eat this Ant is his first picture book. He has never eaten an ant and no ants were harmed in the making of this book.ant.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

11th January 2018

ISBN

9781408869925

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