Age 5-7 | Hardback | 48 pages | 200 x 200mm
Publication October 2023 | ISBN 9781802580242
Peter the Cat is a favourite character from the Gaspard the Fox series of books, known for his use of long words. Here, Peter explains some of his favourite ‘big words’, including a simple explanation alongside a phonetic spelling to help children understand how to pronounce each of the words.
Zeb Soanes is a children’s author and broadcaster. He presents weekday evenings on Classic FM. For over 20 years, he was a newsreader and reassuring voice of the Shipping Forecast on BBC Radio 4. He has written for The Observer, Country Life, and The Literary Review and his best-selling first book for children, Gaspard the Fox began a series of stories based on the real urban fox that visits him at home in London. He has earned a reputation as ‘the go-to person for music narration’ with the UK’s leading orchestras, performing favourite works for children including Paddington’s First Concert and Peter and the Wolf. In recognition of his efforts to culturally rehabilitate the urban fox, he was made the first patron of the Mammal Society.
James Mayhew is an acclaimed illustrator, author, concert presenter and storyteller. He is the creator of the much loved Ella Bella Ballerina and Boy. He published The Knight Who Took All Day with Graffeg in September 2017.
'A heart-warming, spirit-lifting, brainstretching feast of fun – fantabulous!’ Gyles Brandreth