Nibbles is a very naughty book monster - he's chomping, munching and nibbling his way through fairytales that don't belong to him! Can you help catch him and put him back in his own story?
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"Gloriously fun and interactive fairytale mash-up from a rising picture book star." - The Bookseller "Full of flaps to lift and holes to peek through, the format makes wonderful use of Yarlett's sense of invention and playfulness." - The Bookseller "Brilliant fun." - Angels and Urchins Magazine "Cheeky, funny and brilliantly original." - S (Sunday Express Magazine) "A superbly crafted and ingenious picture book." - South Wales Evening Post "The combination of cute characters, colourful illustrations, intelligent interactivity and excellent execution means that Nibbles: The Book Monster is a strong contender for best book in this house. If all children's books were as well thought out as this one, adults would probably stop reading their own books." - The Book Bag "Younger children (from three to six) will love this highly interactive and hugely imaginative book." - Huffington Post "Fantastic production makes this book a really exciting reading experience." - BookTrust "If you love books, then how can you not love a book about books? Take a bite, book lovers!" - A Bookish Life "Mischievous, witty and playful, Nibbles: The Book Monster by Emma Yarlett is one of the most enjoyable picture books to read aloud I've come across in a long time." - Playing By The Book "One of my favourite picture books of the year so far." - Book Lover Jo "Nibbles is sure to be a hit with the whole family." - The BookTrust "A wonderful story to illustrate how readers 'devour' books." - Reading Zone "This is just the kind of bright, interactive and lively picture book that children love... full of mischief, adventure and the joyful experience of reading. Picture book bliss for busy little hands and inquisitive young minds!" - Lancashire Evening Post "There is so much detail on every page that re-reading is a delight full of fresh surprises each time." - Teach Early Years Magazine "The stories within the story are clever and funny and the illustrations are wonderfully detailed. It is ideal for family reading and seems set to become a favourite." - The Scotsman "This is a picture book not to be missed! Nibbles is a fantastic book! The lift-the-flaps element is perfect for the classroom and brings the story to life for readers and listeners." - Madeleine Lindley Book Centre "Emma Yarlett's best yet." - Jill R Bennett "Newly developing readers can have great fun lifting flaps and chasing Nibbles through the books while enjoying the gorgeously expressive illustrations." - Primary Times Magazine "This is a joyous celebration of reading and naughtiness that little ones will gobble up." - Irish Daily Mail "[Nibbles] works on several levels: chubby toddler fingers will love to explore the chunky cutaways, where Nibbles has chewed; older readers will enjoy the fun of Nibbles making a guest appearance in fairytales from 'Little Red Riding Hood' to 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'." - The Guardian
Highly commended in the Macmillan prize 2011, Emma began her career as an author and illustrator whilst still studying Illustration at Falmouth University. She now paints, draws, collages, designs, doodles, splatters and sketches for a living from her studio at home in Falmouth, near Truro and loves ever minute of it! In her spare time Emma loves to eat Jaffa Cakes, craves pets and suppresses a desire to spend her entire income on colouring pencils.