Hardback | 32 pages | 200 x 250mm
Publication June 2022 | ISBN 9781914079320
When Fletcher tumbles happily onto the beach he is dazzled by the sun, sea and space. He soon finds a rockpool full of new friends… but as the sea disappears, they are stranded! Fletcher rushes to the rescue and manages to scoop up Little Crab… but do Fletcher’s new friends really need rescuing?
Explore the glittering world beyond Fletcher’s wood in this heart-warming summer story.
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 Nicole Wong (Sourcebooks), Dragon’s Lost Roar, illustrated by Beccy Blake (Franklin Watts) and Mule School, illustrated by Lynne Chapman (Gullane Children’s Books). Julia is based in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.
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). Tiphanie is based in Paris, France.
'All children will adore the Fletcher books that always have a glittering surprise ending.' Book Read 2 Day
'A beautiful, enchanting story, perfectly captured in the delightful illustrations.' It's All About Stories
'A fascinating, utterly charming story of friendship, kindness, curiosity and the natural world. Fletcher and the Rock Pool is the perfect summertime tale to share and enjoy over and over.' Mary Esther Judy, FallenStar Stories
'A mesmerising, enjoyable read' Tom Griffiths, Check 'Em Out Books
'A beautiful, enchanting story, perfectly captured in the delightful illustrations, reminding us that what we need more than ever at the moment is to teach our children to notice the slow pace of nature, the changes over time, and our total dependence and interlinked relationship with it.' It's All About Stories
'This is the perfect book to read on the beach this summer. A wonderful way to talk to children about the tide. A fabulous way to talk to children about rockpooling' Jennie, Edspire
'The perfect summer read!' Through the Bookshelf
'I just love this book and it’s the perfect addition to the Fletcher and the Four Seasons series.' Strawberry Book Post
'If you are looking for a wholesome, sweet read to share with your children/guardians then this is the one to pick up.' Stacey Garrity, Whispering Stories
'With beautiful illustrations this will teach younger children all about sea life.' Helen Byles, Book Bound
'This is a the most beautiful picture book with incredibly lovely illustrations - a wonderful tale for the summer holidays with a sweet message.' Posie's Book Club
'This is a lovely story for young children about nature and how it changes with time, and the illustrations by Tiphanie Beeke beautifully capture the richness of a coastline and the treasures that it holds.’ Georgia Ramsay, The School Librarian
'I love Fletcher’s adventures. He finds so many things on the beach and he loves the water like me. I love looking at the pictures of the fish, the limpets and the crab. I also love seeing the sea at night and the big moon. The sparkly waves on the last page are fun.' Theo aged 5, Books Up North