Renowned poet Brian Patten's charming text is brought to life by Nicola Bayley's stunning illustrations.
It all started with a scarecrow coming into the house out of the snow, bringing with him the mouse that lived up his sleeve. But it wasn't only these two who were looking for a warm place to snuggle up!
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BRIAN PATTEN is one of the most accessible and popular poets working today. He is the author of the all-time cult classics Gargling With Jelly and Juggling With Gerbils. He is also the editor of the acclaimed The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry and The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse.
NICOLA BAYLEY has illustrated many acclaimed picture books including The Mousehole Cat (by Antonia Barber), which was chosen as the British Book Awards Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year in 1991. Nicola lives in London.
"Bayley's pictures are characteristically painstaking and gentle, softly lit, finely worked and pretty."
— Sunday Times
"His poems are made with great skill and honesty."
— British Book News
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Book Description Andersen Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111849392080
Book Description Andersen Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Nicola Bayley (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1849392080