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Looking After William

Written by Eve Coy

Looking After William Synopsis

Jump inside the imagination of one unforgettable Mummy whose charge - William - needs lots of care and attention. Mummy is in fact William's little girl, and William is the real parent. Children will adore following along as she turns the tables on William, but always sees his potential. When he grows up he could be an astronaut or a lion tamer or a famous chocolate maker, but his most important job is being her Dad. (And possibly being an astronaut, if she can come too.) Longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2019.

Looking After William Press Reviews

Charming and heartfelt... The story expertly captures the always entertaining if often tiring adventures that make up a day in the life of a parent * Best New Children's Books Guide, produced by the Publishers' Association and published in the Guardian 2018 * Young readers will be delighted by this attractive book. * The School Librarian * Wonderfully warm and wacky * Books for Keeps *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783445417
Publication date: 29th January 2019
Author: Eve Coy
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Eve Coy

Eve Coy always loved to draw. She studied animation at Edinburgh University and became an artist working for Aardman Animation. When they lived in Bristol she would take her first daughter to the library which had a fabulous children's section, placed on shelves inside a boat. She and her daughter were frequent passengers on that boat, and as they worked their way through the shelves Eve became hooked on picture books. Eve gained an MA in Children's illustration from the prestigious Cambridge School of Art and was shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize for her first picture book Looking After ...

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