Join Nell the Detective and help solve the mystery of the missing books in The Detective Dog, now in board book format.
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next, Tyrannosaurus Drip and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Sara Ogilvie is an award-winning illustrator and printmaker who won the 2011 Booktrust Best New Illustrator Award. In addition to working on her picture books, Sara lectures in Illustration and Graphic Design at Northumbria University and continues to create work that is exhibited worldwide.
To look at, read aloud and listen to, this book is a delight. * The
Sunday Times *
A new book by Julia Donaldson is always a cause for celebration, and this latest offering is set to be another classic: a heartwarming celebration of books, libraries, reading and friendship, it's got all the trademark poetry Donaldson is renowned for, vibrantly brought to life by Ogilvie's illustrations. A surefire hit. * Huffington Post *
A celebration of books and libraries, perfect for class reading * Angels & Urchins *
Will make both children and parents smile. * Irish Independent *
A satisfying, action-filled story perfectly told, and Sara Ogilvie's illustrations are full of character. * LoveReading4Kids *