Tiny Little Fly

By Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Kevin Waldron

A stunning, bold and funny picture book for the very young, from former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and illustrator Kevin Waldron.

My oh my! Big elephant tramping, big hippo rolling, big tiger snatching, but off flies the fly... From Michael Rosen and Kevin Waldron comes this great read-aloud story for the very young that chalks one up for the little guy.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 2+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406314557
  • Published: 04 Oct 2010
  • Price: £11.99
  • Size: 300 x 248 mm
  • Pages: 36

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Customer reviews


'Features a very strong jacket illustration that showcases the immediacy and wit of Waldron’s work.' The Bookseller

'A perfect book for reading again and again.' The Bookseller

'A very strong illustration, capturing the wit and personality of this book for a younger children.' The Bookseller

'The clever rhyming couplets are a pleasure to say aloud. The bright, bold textured illustrations capture the elephant’s creased skin, the muddiness of the hippo, the brightness of the tiger and the naughtiness of the fly in the gorgeous double page spreads, climaxing in a hilarious picture of catastrophe.' The Times

'A glittering gem. Rosen’s characteristic rhyme and playful humour is perfectly accompanied by Kevin Waldron’s vivid imagery.' The Independent on Sunday

'An elephant, a tiger, a hippopotamus and a little fly. Their relationships, in word and picture, constitute a stunning picture book.' The Irish Times

'A stunning, bold and funny picture book for the very young.' Woman's Way

'Rosen's lively text, a joy to read out loud, is perfectly matched by Waldron's bold artwork, which brings the wild beasts to vivid life.' The Irish Times

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