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Duck and Penguin Do Not Like Sleepovers

Written by Julia Woolf

Illustrated by Julia Woolf

Part of the Duck and Penguin Series

Books for Babies and Toddlers Books of the Month Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 3+ readers Humorous

LoveReading View on Duck and Penguin Do Not Like Sleepovers

An atmospheric night time adventure which blends reality and make believe in a most engaging way

August 2020 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2020

When best friends Betty and Maud have a sleepover in a teeny weeny pop up tent in the garden, Duck and Penguin have to go too. But while the girls are expecting to have loads of fun, Duck and Penguin are not! They don’t like each other, they don’t like sleepovers, they don’t like the onesies the girls dress them in and they especially don’t like sleeping in a teeny weeny tent. When the girls hurry back to the house, Duck and Penguin are left alone to face the scary dark and the creatures in it. How will they manage? Luckily, all ends happily and Duck and Penguin are even converted to camping – almost! Lovely illustrations of this atmospheric night time adventure which blends reality and make believe in a most engaging way. 

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for August 2020

The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke

Duck and Penguin Do Not Like Sleepovers by Julia Woolf

That Dog! by Emma Lazell

It's OK to Cry by Molly Peters

The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay

Noah Wild and the Floating Zoo by Alexander McCall Smith

Duck and Penguin Do Not Like Sleepovers Synopsis

Betty and Maud are having a sleepover in a teeny weeny tent, and that means that Duck and Penguin are too. Betty and Maud can't wait! Duck and Penguin aren't so sure... When the girls head back to the house after too much fizzy pop, their favourite toys are in for a long, scary night alone.

Will Duck and Penguin learn to love sleepovers after all? A second side-splitting insight into the secret world of toys, from former Dreamworks animator and illustrator Julia Woolf.

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ISBN: 9781783449170
Publication date: 06/08/2020
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783449170
Publication date: 6th August 2020
Author: Julia Woolf
Illustrator: Julia Woolf
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Humorous
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About Julia Woolf

Julia Woolf is an animation artist turned illustrator. She spent 20 years working in animation, including 12 years at Dreamworks in the States. However, on having her daughter, the world of illustration began to beckon and a while after returning to the UK, Julia enrolled in an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. Giraffe on a Bicycle is her debut book, and is full of personality-packed characters, dynamic illustrations, wit, charm ... and bicycle parts! Julia lives with her family in Kent, near the countryside, seaside and woods - where she is yet to see a ...

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