Rowan the Red Squirrel

Lynne Rickards; Illustrated by Jon Mitchell

Price:
£6.99
Availability:
Not yet published - due 22 Feb 2018

Quick Look

  • Set in the Scottish Highlands and staring some of Scotland's most famous wildlife
  • A charming story of embracing sibling individuality written in Lynne Rickards' signature rhyme, accompanied by Jon Mitchell's dynamic watercolour illustrations
  • A new red squirrel story from the creators of the bestselling picture book Skye the Puffling

Rowan the little red squirrel, and his sister Hazel, are very different. Hazel is brave and Rowan is worried. This fun new rhyming story from the creators of the bestselling Skye the Puffling features beautiful illustrations of famous Scottish wildlife.

Format:
paperback
Size:
230 x 265 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Kelpies
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
Extent:
32 pages
ISBN:
9781782504771
Publication date:
22 Feb 2018
Series:
Picture Kelpies

Description

'Deep in the woods, in a crooked old tree,
Lived two little squirrels, with Mum, who made three.
Hazel was brave -- a flash and a flurry,
While Rowan was shy, and tended to worry.'

Rowan the little red squirrel and his sister Hazel are leaving their drey on their own for the very first time. Hazel is eager to explore and, before they know it, they set off on an exciting adventure. But Rowan is worried -- about the strange noises in the forest around them and their mother's warning to look out for the fox!

Written in Lynne Rickards' signature rhyme, this charming tale of two very different siblings finding their own strengths features dynamic watercolour illustrations of Scottish wildlife and two adorable wee squirrels!

From the creators of the best-selling puffin adventure, Skye the Puffling, Rowan the Red Squirrel brings the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and its animal inhabitants charmingly to life.

Author

Lynne Rickards was born in Canada and now lives in Scotland with her husband and two children. She grew up reading Dr Seuss books and as a result she loves writing in rhyme. Her picture book Pink! was nominated for a Royal Mail Book Award. She is the author of the Puffin Adventures Picture Kelpies: Lewis Clowns Around, Harris the Hero and Skye the Puffling.

Jon Mitchell graduated with a BA Hons in Graphic Design from Wolverhampton Polytechnic. He worked as an architectural illustrator before joing Ragdoll Productions, where he illustrated TV characters such as the Teletubbies and Rosie and Jim. Jon has been working as a freelance illustrator for the last fifteen years and has illustrated numerous children's books including Flat Stanley. He lives in Evesham, Worcestershire, England.

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