Have you ever fallen into a storybook? Well, if you do, just make sure it isn't a fairy tale! Because in everyone there is a 'wicked this, an evil that and hungry somebody'. Yikes!
Lauren Child's bestselling 'Big Bad Book' is brought to life in this exciting modern masterpiece, full of all your favourite fairytale characters turned upside down!
This is the second stunningly original pop-up book by Lauren Child about Herb- star of Beware the Storybook Wolves. Readers will be amazed as, this time; Herb is trapped inside his very own storybook!
If you think this looks a little familiar, yes Lauren Child is also the author of Charlie & Lola.
Lauren Child:grew up in Marlborough, Wiltshire. She went to Art School in Manchester and London, and has had a variety of jobs from waitressing to designing exotic, elegant lampshades, and working as an artist's assistant to Damien Hirst. Lauren Child is probably the most talented, funny and individual picture book author/illustration today. She burst on to the children's book scene in 1999 with two picture books, I want a Pet and Clarice Bean- That's Me. Her fresh and funny books were an instant hit. Lauren has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Award and her artwork was selected to promote World Book Day in 2002.
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?
Hachette Children's Books
Author: Lauren Child
Recommended age: 3+
Review: A lot of imagination has gone into the creation of this book, featuring popups, lift outs and tabs, children will enjoy this book over and over again.
An interesting concept, that explores what happens to the land of make believe when children doodle and tamper with books.