Augustus and His Smile

By Catherine Rayner


Augustus the tiger was sad. And he had lost his smile. So he did a huge tigery stretch and set off to find it. Stunning illustrations celebrate the beauty of the world and the simple happiness it brings us when we open our eyes to it. An imaginative book for children who love to explore the world around them.

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Author Biography

Award-winning author and illustrator Catherine Rayner studied Illustration at Edinburgh College of art. She fell in love with the city and still lives there with her husband, young son and a handful of creatures: Shannon the horse, Ena the grey cat and a goldfish called Richard.

Her books Augustus and His Smile (2007) and Solomon Crocodile (2012) were both shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards.