Age 3-5 | Hardback | 32 pages | 250 x 200mm
Publication May 2020 | ISBN 9781913134624
Fletcher and his friends are eager to embrace the new season as spring arrives, but they’re in for a surprise – the ground is blanketed in white! Fletcher rushes to warn the other creatures, but could there be more to this sudden snowfall than there seems? Join Fletcher in this delightful, uplifting picture book to find out. The first of four Fletcher titles themed around the passing seasons.
Books in the series:
- Fletcher and the Springtime Blossom
- Fletcher and the Summer Show
- Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
- Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas
- Fletcher and the Caterpillar
- Fletcher and the Rainbow
- Fletcher and the Rockpool
- Fletcher and the Stars
Julia Rawlinson is a writer of children's poetry and picture books which have been recognised and sold internationally. Her other recent works include Sweet Dreaming, illustrated by Nicola Wong (Sourcebooks), Dragon's Lost Roar, illustrated by Beccy Blake (Franklin Watts) and Mule School, illustrated by Lynne Chapman (Gullane Children's Books).
Tiphanie Beeke attended the Royal College of Art where she gained a Master's degree in Illustration and has since specialised in children's books. Her recent work includes illustrations for Fast Asleep in a Little Village in Israel by Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod (Apples & Honey Press) and Changes: A Child's First Poetry Collection by Charlotte Zolotow (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky).
'It is perfect for looking at springtime, and Tiphanie Beeke does the most beautiful illustrations, so if you're thinking of doing some artwork on springtime, and particularly blossom, then it's a really good one to look at. I'm sure you'll agree with me that Julia Rawlinson uses fantastic verbs and adjectives, so if you're looking to inspire some springtime or some woodland writing take a look at this book.' Book Nook
‘A great book to share one-on-one or with a class to celebrate the season’ School Library Journal
‘Gentle, bright and joyful story book for young children’ Armadillo Magazine
'Such a joyful spring story and the pages are so pretty filled with all the colours and magic of spring. We have read this so many times and it always leaves us smiling.
A perfect story about spring blossom and friendship. Truly enchanting and Fletcher is such an adorable endearing character.' Edspire (read the full review here)