Big Red Bath
By Julia Jarman
Illustrated by Adrian Reynolds
Splish! Splash! Splosh! Join in the bathtime fun with this award-winning story.
Ben and Bella are having such a lovely, splashy time in the big red bath that soon everyone wants to join in the fun! But will there be room for all the animals . . . even Hippopotamus? A riotous story, brought to life by young, bright, friendly illustrations from a bestselling, award-winning artist.
Julia Jarman studied English and Drama at Manchester University before becoming a teacher. She has been writing for over fifteen years, and in that time has created ten novels and over seventy shorter books. Initially, she was encouraged to write by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us'. Recently, she has become a grandmother, inspiring her to write picture books. Julia lives in an English village near Bedford.
Adrian Reynolds is one of today's most popular children's illustrators. After studying illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, he went on to illustrate the popular Pete and Polo series for Orchard. Adrian is now known for his lively and fun illustrations like those in the award-winning Big Red Bath and the bestselling Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs. Adrian lives in Cambridge.
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17 Dec 2012
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The rollicking, rhythmic rhyming text is perfectly matched by the exuberant, detailed illustrations — The Scotsman
Full of detail and humour ... Whatever your children's age, the chances are that they will have enjoyed Julia's books — Carousel
Bath-time has never been so much fun — Book Trust
Ideal for reading aloud — Children's Bookseller
The brightly coloured pictures reflect to potential chaos of bathtime and will delight small children — NLA Guide to Literary Resources 2006