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Book review: The Squirrels Who Squabbled

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 1st September 2017

Rachel Bright is one of the most talented – and prolific – children’s authors around. Under-fives (and over-fives too) love everything about her books while adults admire the witty storylines, thought-provoking themes and captivating illustrations. Bright’s latest title, The Squirrels Who Squabbled, is one of her best yet. Illustrated by Jim Field (her collaborator on The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could), it’s the tale of two greedy squirrels ...keep reading

The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright and Jim Field

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 29th August 2016

When it comes to producing gorgeous picture books Rachel Bright and Jim Field are a winning combination. Bright writes the stories and Field illustrates them and the result is magical. The Koala Who Could is their latest creation. Written in jaunty rhyme, it’s ideal for reading aloud and will strike a chord with children and adults alike. The star of the show is Kevin, a sweet little koala who is as ...keep reading

Book review: The Lion Inside

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Thursday 17th March 2016

The very best picture books for young children have a crystal clear message at their heart. And that’s what makes The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright and Jim Field a real winner. It’s a sweet story, told in rhyme, about a tiny mouse who lives under a rock and is ignored by everyone he encounters. Worse still, he’s trodden on, sat on and has no friends at all. But in ...keep reading