Mandy Sutcliffe - Belle & Boo and the Birthday Surprise - Hachette Children's Group

Belle & Boo and the Birthday Surprise

By Mandy Sutcliffe

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Enter the charming world of Belle and Boo, a bob-haired little girl and her adorable bunny friend.

Enter the charming world of Belle and Boo, a bob-haired little girl and her adorable bunny friend. Follow the adventures of this curious pair as they enjoy the simple pleasures of childhood, drawing us into a magical world of imagination and discovery.

Today is an extra-special day - it's someone's birthday! Belle and Boo know just how to get ready for birthdays - they make a card, bake a cake and blow up balloons. But whose birthday could it be? And what is the special surprise that Belle has planned?

This beautiful book with vintage-inspired illustrations is perfect for fans of Beatrix Potter, Winnie the Pooh and Milly-Molly-Mandy.

Biographical Notes

Mandy Sutcliffe was born in Stockport and loved drawing from an early age. She studied illustration at Leeds University, spending part of her degree course based in Paris. During this time, Mandy spent hours drawing and painting in Parisian parks, inspired by the world around her. It was while she was in Paris that Mandy first heard the name `Belle` and began to develop the little girl character who would go on to star in her stories.

Mandy has drawn on her own childhood memories to create the world of Belle and Boo, basing many of their adventures on her own experiences. She wants to create a world that captures all the freedom of childhood; a timeless world of fun, exploration and adventure.

Today, Belle and Boo is a successful international lifestyle brand with many different product ranges and over 500 stockists worldwide. Mandy lives in Bristol with her partner and their young twin sons, Ellis and Sam.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781408316092
  • Publication date: 02 Aug 2012
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A gentle book that my little girl will enjoy for a few years to come, and one that she is keen for me to read over and over again. — Mother and Baby
A sweet and charmingly illustrated story. — Baby & Me
This charming picture book looks to become popular and successful. — Books For Keeps
Enchanting characters. — Baby London
Delightful, and it certainly won't be a chore to read and re-read again! — Bookbag
A lovely feel to the book... delightful! — parentsintouch.co.uk
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