Born: Established: 1975 Edinburgh,
'Friendship is like a train journey.
'There are happy moments, boring moments and exciting moments.
'There is anger and loneliness, and there is forgiveness, and the thread of friendship runs through everything, like rail tracks through the countryside.' (Publication summary)
'Hattie is the perfect helper. Or so she thinks! An endearing picture book that any child - and parent - will relate to.
'It's a busy day at Hattie's house. There's a lot to do before Dad's birthday party.
'Hattie is being very helpful, until it's time for her afternoon nap.
'Hattie's not even sleepy! But Mama looks tired. Very tired...
'A delightfully funny story about a little girl with big ideas, from a winning combination of creators.' (Publication summary)
'In this delightful companion to The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and the Present, Cleo comes up with ingenious ways to make a new friend and find a pet.
'Cleo's best friend is away, her parents are busy, and there's nothing to do but count raindrops - or tidy her room. Just when she thinks she'll never cheer up, Cleo has an idea. In the next story, Cleo longs for a pet but her mum and dad say no. Perhaps the answer is hidden somewhere unexpected.
'Two more endearing stories about Cleo, the little girl with a big imagination who always finds a way to have fun, from the creators of The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and the Present.' (Publication summary)