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Rosalind Beardshaw - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of Just Right for Chirsmas and Just Right for Two.  She has illustrated many picture books for children including Mole's in Love written by David Bedford, A Tale of Two Goats by Tom Barber and Lulu Loves the Library by Anna McQuinn. She ha also illustrated her own stories: Grandma's Beach and Grandpa's Suprise.

She loves creating new characters, expecially if they can be based loosely/wholly on her shaggy lurcher, Basil. She lives with her partner, Al, daugther, Iris and young son, Freddie.

Featured books by Rosalind Beardshaw

Other books by Rosalind Beardshaw

Not That Pet!

Not That Pet!

Author: Smriti Halls Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2022

It's time to get a pet! Will Mabel find the perfect one for her family? Hooray! Mabel and her family are getting a pet! There's no time to lose! But which kind of animal should they choose? Not the snake - it's too scary. The elephant's too big. The worms are too wriggly and the hyena too giggly. Then Mabel has the perfect idea. But will her family agree? A laugh-out-loud rhyming story about finding the perfect pet - with plenty of hilarious twists along the way.

Lulu Loves Flowers

Lulu Loves Flowers

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2021

When Lulu reads Mary, Mary Quite Contrary in a book of garden poems, she wants to grow some flowers herself. Being Lulu, she has to do some research first. She gets gardening books, chooses the best flowers to grow, buys seeds and plants them. Then she has to wait...While she is waiting she makes a flower book, collects silver bells, beads and shells to decorate the garden like the rhyme and even makes a 'Mary Mary' doll! When her flowers have grown, she bakes some cupcakes and invites her friends to see it. Whew! Lulu Loves Flowers; encourages indoors and outdoors activity, covers spending time with both parents, promotes love of reading and visiting libraries

Lulu's Sleepover

Lulu's Sleepover

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2021

Lulu is excited about her first sleepover at cousin Hani's house. She chooses what to bring then off she goes. The day with Hani is packed! They play in the garden and make water pictures. After lunch, (when Lulu tries cucumbers for the first time!) they dress up and watch a movie. When it's time for bed, Auntie Almaz shares a special story about when she and Lulu's daddy were little. Sleepovers are an important rite of passage for young children who will be reassured by this gentle story and will love watching the little cousins play together.

1, 2, 3, Do the Shark

1, 2, 3, Do the Shark

Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

The irresistible undersea follow-up to 1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur, shortlisted for the 2020 BookTrust Storytime Prize 1, 2, 3! Do the shark with me! 4, 5 ... DIVE to the bottom of the sea! There's a storm brewing and Bessie's fish friends are scared. Luckily Bessie has the perfect solution - a fun-filled journey to the ocean depths. But deep down, there is something else lurking... It couldn't be ... a REAL shark, could it? Count down to bedtime with this gentle imaginative adventure. Reassuring messages about facing fears and making friends. Look out for 1, 2, 3! Do the Dinosaur - a roaringly funny bedtime adventure 1 million copies sold globally across the series!

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A delightful, rhyming picture book that's perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when a new baby arrives. Created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a new baby comes home with Mummy and Daddy one day, will a dragon share her squishiest toy, fetch the changing mat and help to tidy the house while Mummy has a nap? Or will she refuse to say hello, and bash and crash her toys at bedtime? It's going to be hard to behave herself . . . she is a DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte.

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A delightful, rhyming picture book that's perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when a new baby arrives. Created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a new baby comes home with Mummy and Daddy one day, will a dragon share her squishiest toy, fetch the changing mat and help to tidy the house while Mummy has a nap? Or will she refuse to say hello, and bash and crash her toys at bedtime? It's going to be hard to behave herself . . . she is a DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free Stories Aloud audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

Lulu Loves Flowers

Lulu Loves Flowers

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/03/2021

When Lulu reads Mary, Mary Quite Contrary in a book of garden poems, she wants to grow some flowers herself. Being Lulu, she has to do some research first. She gets gardening books, chooses the best flowers to grow, buys seeds and plants them. Then she has to wait...While she is waiting she makes a flower book, collects silver bells, beads and shells to decorate the garden like the rhyme and even makes a 'Mary Mary' doll! When her flowers have grown, she bakes some cupcakes and invites her friends to see it. Whew! Lulu Loves Flowers; encourages indoors and outdoors activity, covers spending time with both parents, promotes love of reading and visiting libraries

Not That Pet!

Not That Pet!

Author: Smriti Halls Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

It's time to get a pet! Will Mabel find the perfect one for her family? Hooray! Mabel and her family are getting a pet! There's no time to lose! But which kind of animal should they choose? Not the snake - it's too scary. The elephant's too big. The worms are too wriggly and the hyena too giggly. Then Mabel has the perfect idea. But will her family agree? A laugh-out-loud rhyming story about finding the perfect pet - with plenty of hilarious twists along the way.

When a Dragon Goes to School

When a Dragon Goes to School

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2020

The perfect book for any little dragon (or child) getting ready to start school or nursery! This delightful rhyming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay by award-winning picture book creators Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour. When a dragon goes to school, will she enjoy a book in the reading den and save her lunchtime treats for a friend? Or will she throw the crayons and refuse to share? She's going to need her friends to help her behave herself . . . she is DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free Stories Aloud audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

When a Dragon Goes to School

When a Dragon Goes to School

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2020

The perfect book for any little dragon (or child) getting ready to start school or nursery! This delightful rhyming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay by award-winning picture book creators Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour. When a dragon goes to school, will she enjoy a book in the reading den and save her lunchtime treats for a friend? Or will she throw the crayons and refuse to share? She's going to need her friends to help her behave herself . . . she is DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte.

Just Right for Christmas

Just Right for Christmas

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

A warm and cheering Christmas picture book about the joy of giving, perfect for children aged 3-5! One snowy Christmas eve, the king buys some soft red cloth to make a cloak for the princess - little does he know that the left-over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants, right down to the last teeny bit of cloth made into a scarf, which is just right for the smallest mouse to protect him from the winter chill. Sparkly foiled jacket makes this an ideal Christmas gift.

1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur

1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur

Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Combining counting and actions for pre-schoolers - perfect for fans of the Ten Little series and Oi Frog! **Shortlisted for the BookTrust Storytime Prize!** Chomp, chomp, chomp! Let's do the dinosaur! One, two, three and everybody ROOOAR! There's a rumble in the jungle and Tom calls on all his friends to copy him - chomping, swishing and roaring together. But when they stumble across a huge hill, they're in for a big, toothy surprise... With a gentle bedtime ending - perfect for winding down before bed. Reassuring messages about facing fears and making friends. Look out for 1, 2, 3! Do the Shark - another irresistible bedtime adventure 1 million copies sold globally across the series!

My Pet Star

My Pet Star

Author: Corrinne Averiss Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

A magical story about the importance of kindness and friendship. When a little girl finds a lost star, she takes it home and cares for it, just like a beloved pet. She reads it stories, makes it special snacks and tucks it into bed at night. The more she cares for the star, the brighter it glows. Until, one day, it's time to let go ... A heartfelt story about caring for others and learning to let go, from BAFTA award-winning writer and CILIP Greenaway-nominated author Corrinne Averiss. Perfect for sharing at bedtime.

Lulu's First Day

Lulu's First Day

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2019

Everyone's favourite reading role model is back! Book-loving Lulu is excited to start pre-school. It will be like storytime at the library, but she will stay by herself. Everyone gets up super early to make sure they are ready. There's so much to do at pre-school: Lulu makes a new friend, reads, plays dresses up and builds and sings. In no time at all, Mummy is back to collect her. Lulu's First Day is the perfect picture book to prepare the little ones for the pre-school experience.

When a Dragon Comes to Stay

When a Dragon Comes to Stay

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2019

A warm and funny picture book about behaving yourself when visiting friends, created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a dragon comes to stay, will she behave herself? Why, of course she will. Obviously she knows she must share her toys and skip happily upstairs at bathtime. Well . . . not quite. Like all toddlers, this little dragon finds good manners a tiny bit tricky. It's lucky she has some friends to help her . . . she is a DRAGON after all! This delightful rhyming story is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and part of a series that includes When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Meets a Baby. Caryl Hart is the author of books and series including The Princess and the . . . and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won many awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Awards. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award and also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award.Related activity sheets available on the Nosy Crow website.

When a Dragon Comes to Stay

When a Dragon Comes to Stay

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

A warm and funny picture book about behaving yourself when visiting friends, created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a dragon comes to stay, will she behave herself? Why, of course she will. Obviously she knows she must share her toys and skip happily upstairs at bathtime. Well . . . not quite. Like all toddlers, this little dragon finds good manners a tiny bit tricky. It's lucky she has some friends to help her . . . she is a DRAGON after all! This delightful rhyming story is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and part of a series that includes When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Meets a Baby. Caryl Hart is the author of books and series including The Princess and the . . . and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won many awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Awards. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award and also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free Stories Aloud audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!Related activity sheets available on the Nosy Crow website.

Lulu Gets a Cat

Lulu Gets a Cat

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2018

Lulu wants a cat. Mummy says pets are a lot of work, so Lulu is eager to find out more. She reads all about cats in the library. She takes care of her stuffed toys and shows Mummy how responsible she can be. When she finally gets to adopt a little cat, Lulu knows just what to do. Lulu Gets a Cat is a picture book that explores preparing to adopt a pet, learning responsibility, caring for a new pet, first experiences, empathy and much more. With rich and emotive illustrations it communicates the everyday life of a child and the relationship with their parents.

I See the Moon

I See the Moon

Author: Rosalind Beardshaw Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 04/10/2018

A starry collection of favourite lullabies, rhymes and poems, perfect for sharing at bedtime Rosalind Beardshaw's charming artwork features wonderful natural scenes, with adorable sleepy animals and babies ready to be lulled to sleep. A sprinkling of silver foil on every page adds a little extra moonlight magic to this beautifully illustrated collection of favourite night-time rhymes. Includes: I See the Moon * Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star * Hush-a-Bye, Baby * Golden Slumbers * Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson * Star Light, Star Bright * Girls and Boys Come Out to Play * Hush, Little Baby * Good Night, Sleep Tight This gentle introduction to poetry with a night-time theme will get little ones feeling ready for a peaceful night's sleep in no time! Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along!

National Trust: Up and Down, A Walk in the Countryside

National Trust: Up and Down, A Walk in the Countryside

Author: Rosalind Beardshaw Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 07/09/2017

A first opposites book from the National Trust packed with things to spot in the countryside! The fourth in a series of concept books created with the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on a winter walk through the countryside, going up and down, from cold to warm and light to dark. With beautiful illustrations from Rosalind Beardshaw, this elegant board book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature. Other titles in the series include: ABC, 123 and Colours

Daddy's Little Star 10th Anniversary Edition

Daddy's Little Star 10th Anniversary Edition

Author: Janet Bingham Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

A heart-warming story about the special bond between father and son. While Little Fox is chasing autumn leaves, he plays a game with Daddy and, as they play, Little Fox learns that the sky goes on forever, just like love.

National Trust: Colours, A Walk in the Countryside

National Trust: Colours, A Walk in the Countryside

Author: Rosalind Beardshaw Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 02/03/2017

A first colours book from the National Trust packed with things to spot in the countryside! The third in a series of concept books created with the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on a summer walk through the countryside, looking at all the colours of the rainbow. With beautiful illustrations from Rosalind Beardshaw, this elegant board book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature. Other titles in the series include: ABC, 123 and Up and Down

The Christmas Fairy

The Christmas Fairy

Author: Anne Booth Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

When Christmas term comes around, Clara can't wait to learn everything there is to know about being a Christmas fairy. Except she's SO excited that she can't be still and quiet like a fairy should. But when it comes round to the big Christmas Show, it looks like that's exactly the kind of fairy Santa needs.

Warthog

Warthog

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/03/2016

When a plucky little warthog sets out on an adventure, he meets all sorts of fascinating creatures, from two angry bees, all the way up to nine scared monkeys. All children will love lifting the flaps to count the hidden animals and following the ten muddy footprints which lead to... a fierce-looking lion!

The Fairiest Fairy

The Fairiest Fairy

Author: Anne Booth Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

From bestselling and award-winning illustrator, Ros Beardshaw, this heartwarming picture book about kindness and friendship proves that being a true fairy isn't all about being pretty in pink By Waterstones Prize shortlisted author, Anne Booth, and illustrated by Ros Beardshaw, winner of the 2019 Sainsbury's Children's Book of the Year Award. Poor Betty! She's always getting into messy muddles. She can't paint a rainbow or scatter dewdrops and her pirouettes are, well, pretty precarious. You see, with so many animals to rescue and friends to help, there's just no time for Betty to practise all the things a fairy should. But when it comes to the Fairy Ball, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness and it becomes clear who is actually the fairiest fairy of them all. With a delightful, rhythmical rhyming text and an adorable cast of animals and fairy toddlers, this is a perfect bedtime story for any little fairy. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along!

Funny Face, Sunny Face

Funny Face, Sunny Face

Author: Sally Symes Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Celebrating all things toddler, this delightful picture book by award-winning Sally Symes and Rosalind Beardshaw bursts with fun and laughter, and is a joy to read aloud. This charming and beautifully illustrated book loosely follows a toddler's daily routine, from waking up and getting dressed to reading a bedtime story and going to bed. With its richly detailed scenes and cute characters, this is the perfect picture book for encouraging a love of language and reading. Even the youngest of children will love to join in with its rhyming text, and adults will take pleasure in the beautiful illustrations, however many times they're asked to read it! Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along!

Funny Face Sunny Face

Funny Face Sunny Face

Author: Sally Symes Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Loosely following a toddler's daily routine, this charming and beautifully illustrated book celebrates all things toddler. With its richly detailed scenes and cute characters, this is the perfect book for encouraging a love of language and reading. Even the youngest of children will love to join in with its rhyming text, and adults will take pleasure in the beautiful illustrations, however many times they're asked to read it! Bunny face, sunny face, wake up with a funny face. Bear hair, fair hair, hardly any there hair! New teeth, chew teeth, only one or two teeth, Hairy feet, scary feet, pitter-patter fairy feet.

Just Right for Christmas

Just Right for Christmas

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 02/10/2014

A warm and cheering Christmas picture book about the joy of giving, perfect for children aged 3-5! One snowy Christmas eve, the king buys some soft red cloth to make a cloak for the princess - little does he know that the left-over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants, right down to the last teeny bit of cloth made into a scarf, which is just right for the smallest mouse to protect him from the winter chill. Sparkly foiled jacket makes this an ideal Christmas gift.

Just Right For Two

Just Right For Two

Author: Tracey Corderoy Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

A little dog discovers that, sometimes, the best things in life are right under your nose. Dog thinks he has everything he needs in his big, blue suitcase. It's perfect for all the little treasures he's collected, and he's sure that he doesn't need anything else to keep him happy. But then, Dog meets Mouse and everything changes . . . Perhaps, after all, life is richer and more fun with a friend, and Dog's big blue suitcase is actually just right for two. Heart-warming, gently told tale of an unlikely friendship, with exquisite artwork by Rosalind Beardshaw and a poignant message about opening yourself up to new experiences. Tracey Corderoy is a multi-award-winning author and has written over 70 books for children, including the hugely successful Shifty McGifty series. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Sheffield Baby Book Award. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free Stories Aloud audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

Lulu Loves Stories

Lulu Loves Stories

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/09/2013

Lulu loves stories - each night she reads a different one, and next day they inspire her play. She becomes a fairy, a pilot, a farmer, a mummy, a tiger and a monster! Lulu Loves Stories enriches the imagination of the little readers and challenges gender steriotypes.

Just Right For Two

Just Right For Two

Author: Tracey Corderoy Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/07/2013

A little dog discovers that, sometimes, the best things in life are right under your nose. Dog thinks he has everything he needs in his big, blue suitcase. It's perfect for all the little treasures he's collected, and he's sure that he doesn't need anything else to keep him happy. But then, Dog meets Mouse and everything changes . . . Perhaps, after all, life is richer and more fun with a friend, and Dog's big blue suitcase is actually just right for two. Heart-warming, gently told tale of an unlikely friendship, with exquisite artwork by Rosalind Beardshaw and a poignant message about opening yourself up to new experiences. Tracey Corderoy is a multi-award-winning author and has written over 70 books for children, including the hugely successful Shifty McGifty series. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Sheffield Baby Book Award.

Lulu Reads to Zeki

Lulu Reads to Zeki

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2013

Lulu's mum and dad use stories to prepare her for the arrival of a new sibling and make sure they still have time for her and her stories once baby Zeki arrives. So, it is no surprise that Lulu believes every problem can be solved with story - and from bath time to bedtime, she chooses just the right one to read to her new baby brother. Zeki cries a lot but his book-loving sister has the solution; when he's upset, she reads him a funny story; when he needs a new nappy, she reads him her favourite potty book and when he cries in the bath, she reads him her best duck book. Fortunately, Zeki also sleeps a lot too and that gives Lulu plenty time for her own reading.

Just Right for Christmas

Just Right for Christmas

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2012

A warm and cheering Christmas picture book about the joy of giving, perfect for children aged 3-5! One snowy Christmas eve, the king buys some soft red cloth to make a cloak for the princess - little does he know that the left-over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants, right down to the last teeny bit of cloth made into a scarf, which is just right for the smallest mouse to protect him from the winter chill. Sparkly foiled jacket makes this an ideal Christmas gift. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along!

Just Right for Christmas

Just Right for Christmas

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2011

A warm and cheering Christmas picture book about the joy of giving, perfect for children aged 3-5! One snowy Christmas eve, the king buys some soft red cloth to make a cloak for the princess - little does he know that the left-over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants, right down to the last teeny bit of cloth made into a scarf, which is just right for the smallest mouse to protect him from the winter chill. Sparkly foiled jacket makes this an ideal Christmas gift.

Lulu Reads to Zeki

Lulu Reads to Zeki

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2011

Lulu's mum and dad use stories to prepare her for the arrival of a new sibling and make sure they still have time for her and her stories once baby Zeki arrives. So, it is no surprise that Lulu believes every problem can be solved with story - and from bath time to bedtime, she chooses just the right one to read to her new baby brother. Zeki cries a lot but his book-loving sister has the solution; when he's upset, she reads him a funny story; when he needs a new nappy, she reads him her favourite potty book and when he cries in the bath, she reads him her best duck book. Fortunately, Zeki also sleeps a lot too and that gives Lulu plenty time for her own reading.

Lulu Loves the Library

Lulu Loves the Library

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2011

Lulu loves Tuesdays. That's when she and her mummy go to the library. They choose books and Lulu goes to story time and singing time. When they get home, Lulu's mummy reads the stories at bedtime. A celebration of books and people who love them. A moment-by-moment account of a very young child's visit to the local library. The charming illustrations perfectly capture the little girl's enthusiasm for books and stories, and paint a lovely picture of her book-loving Mum. This is a perfect story to prepare young children for a library visit.

Lulu Loves Stories

Lulu Loves Stories

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 03/03/2011

Lulu loves stories - each night she reads a different one, and next day they inspire her play. She becomes a fairy, a pilot, a farmer, a mummy, a tiger and a monster! Lulu Loves Stories enriches the imagination of the little readers and challenges gender steriotypes.

Lulu Loves Stories

Lulu Loves Stories

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/02/2011

Lulu loves stories - each night she reads a different one, and next day they inspire her play. She becomes a fairy, a pilot, a farmer, a mummy, a tiger and a monster! Lulu Loves Stories enriches the imagination of the little readers and challenges gender steriotypes. The book comes with a free audio CD, the story read in English and 18 other languages.

Lulu Loves the Library

Lulu Loves the Library

Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Board book Release Date: 13/09/2009

Lulu loves Tuesdays. That's when she and her mummy go to the library. They choose books and Lulu goes to story time and singing time. When they get home, Lulu's mummy reads the stories at bedtime. A celebration of books and people who love them. A moment-by-moment account of a very young child's visit to the local library. The charming illustrations perfectly capture the little girl's enthusiasm for books and stories, and paint a lovely picture of her book-loving Mum. This is a perfect story to prepare young children for a library visit.

Fran's Flower

Fran's Flower

Author: Lisa Bruce Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2000

'The short narrative explains the patience needed to grow things - a difficult concept for childen - while the glorious illustrations celebrate the natural world' Junior GROW FLOWER GROW! Fran has found a flowerpot and, with her dog Fred, is determined to make whatever is inside it grow. So she decides to give the flower all her favourite foods - spaghetti, ice-cream, pizza - and needless to say none of these work - so Fran throws the flowerpot outside in disgust. Until one day, after some sun and some rain Fran and Fred go outside to a wonderful surprise!

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