A tender look at friendships and how being different can have its rewards from one of the most exciting new talents to emerge on the picture book scene in recent years.
Richard Byrne was born and grew up in Brighton. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art & Design. New to the picture book world Richard is an up and coming picture book creator with his first two books being nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2012. He lives in Chichester with his wife and two children. He is currently working on a second picture book for Andersen, What Noise Does a Rabbit Make?
"An endearing tale of friendship" * Evening Standard *
"Eye-catching and appealing to toddlers . . . A cool delight" -- Katie Clapham * Books for Keeps *
"A touching story of an unusual but very special friendship." * Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading *
"Boldly and colourfully illustrated . . . At the heart there is an important social message for young children" * The School Librarian *
"A tender tale of friendship overcoming difference, eloquently illustrated with a gentle humour" -- Jill Bennett * Red Reading Hub *