'...wonderful rhythmic and a delightfully quirky text.' The Bookseller A book celebrating the power of imagination. Brilliant illustrations by Neal Layton. Angels & Urchins This book should guarantee hours of imaginative play. Sunday Times Everything a picture book should be. Irish Times Simply, a lovely book. School Librarian This lovely book is simply a 'must have' for all those who want to inspire children's imaginative play... beautifully written. Early Years Educator
John Hegley is a popular English performance poet, comedian, musician and songwriter. He began his performing career at London's Comedy Store in 1980. His television appearances include Wogan and Never Mind the Buzzcocks and he frequently performs live and is a regular at the Edinburgh Festival. Many of Neal Layton's ideas come from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a book shop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date. Oscar and Arabella which he both wrote and illustrated won him the Smarties prize in 2002.