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Jim Coplestone studied Graphic Illustration at Exeter College of Art and completed an MA in Theatre Design. His rapport with children has led him to work as a primary school teacher, arts workshop leader and home-tutor and this is apparent in his lively ink pictures. He lives in Symondsbury, Dorset.Jim's books for Frances Lincoln are Noah's Bed, Animals Aboard, Seven for a Secret , A Walk in the Wild Woods and The No-No Bird. Laurence Anholt is part of a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books, published all over the world in more than 17 different languages. Their picture books - including the Chimp and Zee series - have won numerous awards and have been featured on television and radio. Laurence has been described by William Watt as one of the most versatile authors writing for children today. He was brought up mainly in Holland where he developed a lasting passion for art. He is a much sought after public speaker, appearing at conferences such as the European Council of International Schools Conference, the Northern Children's Book Festival and the Edinburgh Festival.To visit the Anholts' website click here

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'This book not only deals with an important issue in an understanding and perceptive way, it's also a jolly good read. . . One of the best, and funniest, I have seen dealing with this subject.'


This is a strong, easily understood story, with lovable characters who make plain the sadness while emphasising the positive aspects of two homes.


'A perceptive and understanding book, born out of personal experience and a reassuring way to explain a difficult situation to very young children. The delicate illustrations are sheer delight.'


'A perceptive and understanding book, born out of personal experience and a reassuring way to explain a difficult situation to very young children. The delicate illustrations are sheer delight.'

'Gentle, sensitive... a bouncy rhyme and bright, expressive illustrations keep the mood light.'

' This book not only deals with an important issue in an understanding and perceptive way, it's also a jolly good read. . . One of the best, and funniest, I have seen dealing with this subject.'

This is a strong, easily understood story, with lovable characters who make plain the sadness while emphasising the positive aspects of two homes.

'This whimsical picture book offers a sensitive approach to separation with a loving message and a happy ending.'

'Tenderly told in rhyme, this tale about parental separation takes a difficult subject and presents it sensitively for a very young audience reassuring children that no matter where they live, both parents love them and it' s their parents not they who are responsible for the split.'

' This is a really clever idea.'

'This sensitive and friendly story will strengthen and reassure any child faced with such changes in their life. Good that it' s here'

' This will be a reassuring book for young children experiencing family break-up, and enjoyable and enlightening for those lucky enough not to have been through this trauma.'

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