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HANNAH TOLSON is a freelance illustrator currently based in Falmouth, Cornwall. She has previously studied at Leeds College of Art and Falmouth University, where she gained her degree in Illustration in 2013. She has since worked with a variety of publishers worldwide. Selected clients include; Bloomsbury Publishing, Walker Books, Oxford University Press, Child’s Play Publishing, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, Caterpillar Books.
Two little friends take a tour of the city in this bright and engaging book. What amazing things will they see – and what can we spot too as we follow them on their way? Each colourful double page spread is full of life and movement with lots for children to find in the pictures. Some things – train driver, camera, ice-cream van – are neatly labelled, and on each page readers are posed a little challenge testing counting skills, memory or comprehension. The illustrations are very appealing indeed, and with its combination of fun story and find, name and count element, this is a great book to share with young children.
A mindful fall-asleep book | How to calm down at bedtime is a regular problem for busy children and their parents. The words and pictures of this beautiful book link relaxing sleep exercises with an introduction to the wonder of the stars shining in the night sky. Good yoga exercises and breathing techniques are the foundation of this helpful preparation for bedtime. The book also provides a wealth of scientific and mythological facts about the stars which tie in with the yoga poses. Presented partly in words and partly in pictures these provide the perfect support for learning how the exercises help falling asleep.
A trip to the country, local park or even into the back garden will be lots of fun with this special pack, which has everything children need to discover and find out more about the nature surrounding them. It contains a 32 page colour book full of suggestions for things you can do outside, from animal tracking to making a mini pond. There are spotter sheets so that you can note down what you see on your outdoor adventures and a tally sheet to keep a record, and there’s even a poster for your bedroom wall. Just the thing to encourage youngsters to put down the console or remote control and head outside.
In borderless blue skies, bright butterflies roam,Travelling three thousand long miles from home, Witness the breathtaking majesty of the monarch butterfly's incredible migration across North America. A life-affirming celebration of the joys of looking up.
When the day's at an end, up to bed we will go, The sky becomes dusky and so the night grows. When the bright golden sun sheds the last of its light, We turn to each other and we say, Goodnight! Learn how to say goodnight in a variety of world languages as you share this gentle rhyming bedtime read with your little one.
Join Lucy and Oscar as they set off on a big adventure in this perfect first introduction to busy city life. What amazing things will you spot? The city wakes up and the streets begin to buzz with hustle and bustle. Bright lights flash, vehicles whizz past and bridges reach across the river carrying traffic to the other side. The city is full of adventure! Spot everything you could possibly find in the city! Zoom on the train, discover deadly dinosaurs at the museum, climb through the clouds to the top of the tallest building, glide along the river and wander past all kinds of treasures at the market. What incredible things will you see? Each spread uncovers an exciting new city scene. Take a bus tour, spot cranes building skyscrapers and watch as fountains throw water into the air. Have a picnic in the park, hear the ducks quack and watch the dogs prance and play. Discover wild and wonderful things at the museum plus lots more. With delighful artwork from Hannah Tolson, In The City will delight kids who love to explore.
Our world is a spectacular place, full of curiosity and wonder. Why not take a closer look... Prepare to explore five fascinating habitats. Read about weird and wonderful plants, from the prickly cactus to the carnivorous Venus flytrap; discover the amazing adaptations that animals have made to survive in some of the harshest places on Earth; and learn about the traditions of people from all over our world.
Weather happens all around us, but have you ever wondered how it works? How does the wind blow? Why isn't rain salty? How do we feel heat? Discover the answers to these questions and more by delving into five amazing weather systems. Brimming with fascinating facts, this book is the perfect introduction to rain, thunder and lightning, sunshine, wind and snow.
The perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children. A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white egg and munches through the leaves of its bean plant home. It gets bigger and bigger - but what will it turn into next? This beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning author Martin Jenkins and up-and-coming artist Hannah Tolson is the fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, and is the perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children.
The perfect introduction to growing and life-cycles for young children. A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white egg and munches through the leaves of its bean plant home. It gets bigger and bigger - but what will it turn into next? This beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning author Martin Jenkins and up-and-coming artist Hannah Tolson is the fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, and is the perfect introduction to growing and life-cycles for young children.
Let's count down to Christmas! A beautiful first Christmas Advent book, with 25 flaps - one for every day of Advent. Snow is falling on Christmas Eve and everyone is quiet. The stars are out, we're all in bed, but who will visit you in the night...? Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog on their countdown to Christmas day. Along the way you'll find 25 flaps (one for every day of advent), each introducing a new word in this magical Christmas book. Sing carols in a busy square, watch ballerinas spin and twirl, bake Christmas cookies, look out for reindeer and pick the perfect tree...What will you see? A fantastic Christmas gift. Each spread uncovers a new beautiful Christmas scene such as: ice skating and Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and carol singing, a gorgeous pine tree wood plus lots more. Packed with plenty of charm, in addition to discovering what is under each flap, children will be able to spot lots of lovely things in each scene from snowflakes and Christmas cards to decorations and cookies for Santa. Look out for the sad old snowman throughout and find out what happens to him in the end! This is a book to treasure and children will want to come back to it every year.
A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a fascinating insight into Travelling lifestyles and cultures.