Emily Brown's rabbit is not for sale. Not even to her most royal highness Queen Gloriana the Third. Not even for all the toys Emily Brown could ever desire.
But when Queen Gloriana steals her rabbit, Emily Brown is fed up! She sets out to get him back and show that Queen how to have her very own toy to love.
Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden.
About the Author
Cressida Cowell grew up mostly in Central London. She has a BA in English Literature from Oxford University, a BA in Graphic Design from St Martin's and an MA in Narrative Illustration from Brighton. She lives in Hammersmith, London with her husband, three children and a hamster Mini.
About the Illustrator
Neal Layton was born in Chichester, West Sussex. Many of his ideas come he says from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a book shop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date working with award winning authors such as Michael Rosen and Roger McGough. Oscar and Arabella which he both wrote and illustrated won him the Smarties prize in 2002. He now lives in Southsea, Portsmouth with his girlfriend who is also an artist.
"This first time pairing of two acclaimed talents has created a visual feast" -- The Guardian Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year -- FTMagazine 20061209 ... a touching story ... -- The Mail on Sunday 20061210 A brilliant crescendo story with fabulous illustrations. -- Angels and Urchins 20060901 Cowell's text is modern, jazzy and fun. She creates a very real character in Emily Brown and her pet rabbit Stanley. Layton's illustration style perfectly accompanies the text...This book is energentic and fun. Highly recommended! -- Children's Books Ireland 20060901 Cowell has written the picture book of the year. -- The Times 20061123 Inspired partnership. -- The Sunday Telegraph 20061126 Illustrated with gloriously messy collages by Neal Layton, the funkiest illustrator on the block. -- Daily Mail 20061208 A picture book that will be sought and loved . -- The Independent 20061208 Charming, funny and gets my vote for the best picture book of the year. -- Financial Times 20061209 A touching story that will engage any small child. -- The Mail on Sunday 20061210 Amazing adventures. -- Guardian 20111022 A marvellous story about love and the right way to treat a friend, perfectly finished with Neal Layton's brilliantly wacky illustrations. -- Lincolnshire Echo 20120216
Series: Emily Brown
For Ages: 4 - 7 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 4th October 2007
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 24.4 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.222