The Squirrels Who Squabbled
By Rachel Bright
Illustrated by Jim Field
Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals!
Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside.
Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ...
A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals!
Praise for The Lion Inside:
'A heartfelt message, delightfully conveyed' Parents in Touch
'A delight to read over and over again' WRD
'Captivating' Books for Keeps
'Will easily win over readers' The Book List
'Field is on top form, offering so many imaginative framings and irreverent characterizations that readers will feel carried along by his visual and comedic generosity.' Publishers Weekly
'Brilliant ... had me in hoots of laughter' The Bookbag
Praise for The Koala Who Could:
'Fabulous rhymes, I'm in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends' children.' Claudia Winkleman
Rachel Bright (Author)
Rachel Bright is a wordsmith, illustrator and professional thinker of happy thoughts. She has written several books for children, including Love Monster, The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could - winner of the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize and the Sainsbury's Book Award. Her books have sold over 300,000 copies in the UK alone and been translated into over 30 languages. She is also the creator of award-winning stationery and homewares range, The Brightside. Rachel lives on a farm near the seaside, with her partner and their two young daughters.
Jim Field (Illustrator)
Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway award. He has since illustrated a string of bestselling, multi-award-winning children's books, including Oi Frog! and The Lion Inside, as well as young fiction series Rabbit and Bear.
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07 Sep 2017
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A rhyming romp of a read complete with gorgeous illustrations that pre-schoolers will adore. Rachel Bright improves with each book. This is reminiscent of Julia Donaldson. — Natasha Harding, The Sun
Told in catching rhyming text that reads aloud superbly, and illustrated in great detail by Jim Field, showing off the beauties of the forest, this is a charming story.about sharing and friendship. — Parents in Touch
Bright colours (with a perfect, autumnal palette here) and characters full of life bring a joyful feel to every page. So much care and attention has gone into this book, and it really pays off. It's delightful to read again and again... — The Bookbag
The series of books by Rachel Bright and Jim Field are fantastic for their morals and messages, and this one doesn't disappoint. [...] Highly recommended. — Reading Zone - Teacher Review
The Squirrels Who Squabbled offers a humorous look at the perils of adopting an "I want" mentality, which will ring true in many households. — Evening Echo (Cork)
A truly delightful tale about friendship, sharing and the importance of laughter in our lives. — The School Librarian