The Selfish Crocodile has sold over 250,000 copiesFantastic animal characterisation in the illustrationsYoung learners can now follow the text along with the new audio CD
Michael Terry is acclaimed for his character representations of animals, first coming to notice for the cover illustrations for the novels of Dick King-Smith including The Hodgeheg and The Sheep-Pig (the basis for the successful film Babe). The Lonely Giraffe is Peter Blight's first picture book. He lives in Folkestone, Kent. Shen Roddie was born in Singapore but she now lives in Oxford. She has written 30 picture books, including three for Bloomsbury. Faustin Charles is an acclaimed poet and storyteller for children who is in huge demand for his performances. His poetry books for children, published by Bloomsbury, are Once Upon an Animal and Teacher Alligator. Faustin lives in London.