The famishing vanishing mahoosive mammoth is a hairy beast who simply can’t think of anything but his tummy. So how, then, can his friend Bug distract him? Find out in this hilarious rhyming picture book about one hairy mammoth with a ridiculously large appetite, and one loyal friend with a clever plan. With oodles of fun and laughter, it’s the perfect picture book for all fans of Julia Donaldson, Neal Layton, Alex T. Smith and Lauren Child.
A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument.
How to Live Forever has all the hallmarks of Colin Thompson’s unclassifiable, intriguing imagination. This is an extraordinarily compulsive picture story book, in which books themselves play a major role.
The conductor takes the tickets as the snakes start crawling on. The tracks are checked, the whistle blows. It’s time to move along. Hissssssssssss goes the sound of the train. Snakes on a train? Yes, indeed! These colourful, wriggly passengers are going on a fabuloussss journey. They slither onto the train and the adventure begins, travelling through dark tunnels, racing up and down hills and chugging across a bridge above a river of fish. Until finally night falls; it’s time for the train to rest and for the snakes to tuck in their tails for a good night’s sleep.