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Come On, Let's Play!

By Cheryl Orsini

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

A joyful celebration of family time and the fun and inventive games kids can play at home.

'Everyone's home, there's no school today.
There's so much to do. Come on, let's play!
The grown-ups hide, and the kids all seek.
First we count to a hundred - and promise not to peek!'

You don't have to go out to have an adventure, a day at home can be just as busy and exciting as any trip away. From pillow forts and painting to a living-room concert and a bedtime story, this busy family shows how it's easy to fill the day with fun!

Cheryl Orsini's gorgeous watercolour and gouache illustrations capture all the liveliness and warmth of family life.

PRAISE for Cheryl Orsini's previous books:

'Cheryl Orsini's absolutely divine illustrations are some of my favourite in a picture book this year. From the endpapers, through the book proper and the covers, too, her utterly whimsical illustrations are so eye-engaging, it's a delight to turn each page and witness a new surprise.' blog.boomerangbooks.com.au on POM POM

'Little kids love to move and race and dig, and this book by illutsrator Orsini will help them with just that. A great book to share with little ones just before sending them out to play in the backyard, it vividly depicts how all sorts of machines move and work ... Orsini beautifully creates a lively game of pretend, with bright colours and movement providing inspiration for active outdoor games.' Weekend West, Perth on THE ABC BOOK OF CARS, TRAINS, BOATS AND PLANES

Biographical Notes

Cheryl Orsini taught herself to draw as a little girl. She grew a little taller, studied Visual Communications at UTS in Sydney and finally, when she could grow no more, she started illustrating children's books, magazines and decorating a great many peg dolls! She has illustrated over 20 picture books including Caravan Fran (Lothian Books/Hachette Australia), The Tales of Mrs Mancini (ABC Books) The ABC Book of Cars, Trains, Boats and Planes (ABC Books), and Pom Pom, Where Are You? (Viking/Penguin). Her illustrations are also sought after by Australian magazines including Gardening Australia and The School Magazine. Cheryl lives in Sydney, with her husband and daughter. For more visit www.cherylorsini.com

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780734415509
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2017
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
'Little kids love to move and race and dig, and this book by illutsrator Orsini will help them with just that. A great book to share with little ones just before sending them out to play in the backyard, it vividly depicts how all sorts of machines move and work ... Orsini beautifully creates a lively game of pretend, with bright colours and movement providing inspiration for active outdoor games.' — Weekend West, Perth
[of THE ABC BOOK OF CARS, TRAINS, BOATS AND PLANES] 'Cheryl Orisini's illustrations are typically gorgeous - a real feast for the eyes. Charming and whimsical, I love her use of colour and detail. I personally have only a moderate interest in machines (having already passed through my toddler years) but even I want to know more just by ogling these beautiful pictures.' — kids-bookreview.com
[of POM POM] 'Cheryl Orsini's absolutely divine illustrations are some of my favourite in a picture book this year. From the endpapers, through the book proper and the covers, too, her utterly whimsical illustrations are so eye-engaging, it's a delight to turn each page and witness a new surprise.' — blog.boomerangbooks.com.au
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