The First Slodge

Author(s): Jeanne Willis

Picture Books

Once upon a slime, there was a Slodge. The first Slodge in the universe. She saw the first moon and stars, the first fruits and flowers. "Mine, all mine!" she said. But what if there was not just one Slodge ...but two? A wonderfully original and witty picture book from the award-winning author, Jeanne Willis (Who's in the Loo? andThe Bog Baby). This humorous exploration of sharing and friendship carries an important message: that the world belongs to everyone. Captivating illustrations from Jenni Desmond (Red Cat, Blue Cat) will delight adults and children alike. A book to share and treasure.


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Jeanne Willis is an internationally acclaimed author of children's books. To date she has written over 250 books for children of all ages, from toddlers to teens. Her work has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Red House Children's Book Award, the Nestle Children's Book Prize and the Silver Smarties Prize. She was also shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She lives in London with her husband and two children. A graduate from the renowned MA Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art (ARU), Jenni works from her studio in London. She uses collage, paint and pencil crayons to create her artwork, which she then scans and edits by computer. Jenni strives to make her illustrations entertaining, beautiful and funny in equal measure. Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again' Picture Book Award 2013.

General Fields

  • : 9781848690394
  • : Little Tiger Press Group
  • : Little Tiger Press
  • : April 2015
  • : 280mm X 245mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeanne Willis
  • : Paperback
  • : May-15
  • : Jenni Desmond
  • : English
  • : E
  • : From 3
  • : 32