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The Birthday Invitation

Written by Lucy Rowland

Illustrated by Laura Hughes

The Birthday Invitation Synopsis

When handing out the invitations for her birthday party, Ella mistakenly drops one on the forest floor, and who should find it? A wizard, of course ... and a pirate and a parrot and then a whole host of wonderful characters! Join Ella for her very exciting birthday party, complete with a hilarious array of unexpected guests! A brilliantly fun picture book, gloriously illustrated by the supremely talented and bestselling illustrator Laura Hughes.

The Birthday Invitation Press Reviews

Packed with beautiful illustrations, this wonderful book teaches them about the joys of connecting with new friends ... A brilliant, fun picture book all about friendship and embracing new experiences * Smallish Magazine * A thoroughly enjoyable, light-hearted story ... Laura Hughes' illustrations are packed with fascinating details and they are perfect to share and enjoy with your child * Parents in Touch * There certainly is a kind of magic fizzle to Laura Hughes' captivating illustrations ... Just right for pre-birthday sharing * Red's Reading Hub * Hughes's soft, intricate illustrations are the perfect match as they whisk the reader away * My Book Corner *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408862995
Publication date: 4th May 2017
Author: Lucy Rowland
Illustrator: Laura Hughes
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Lucy Rowland

LUCY ROWLAND grew up in Cheltenham and now works as a children's speech and language therapist in London. She has a great passion for travel and her many trips include backpacking around South and Central America, Indonesia, Asia and Southern Africa. The Birthday Invitation is Lucy's second book for Bloomsbury. Her first, Gecko's Echo, was published in February 2016. LAURA HUGHES is an exciting young illustrator based in Hastings. Originally from Bath, she studied illustration at Kingston University and, since graduating, she has created artwork for children's books, cards, stationery and homewares. The Birthday Invitation is Laura's second book with Bloomsbury; ...

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