Author(s): Emily MacKenzie
Granville the Dalmatian loves sweet, sugary, chocky wocky gooey things to eat. NOT fruit and vegetables. Which is a shame, because he comes from a long line of greengrocers and gardeners. So his family come up with a plan to persuade him to be passionate about parsnips and bonkers about broccoli. Only, Granville has a plan of his own - and it will surprise everyone! A fabulously funny story from the creator of Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar - nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Perfect for foodies and fussy kids everywhere!
Granville the Dalmatian will NOT eat fruit and vegetables ... until his grandpa - winner of the Magnificent Magic Watering Can - comes up with a cunning plan! A funny story about fussy eating from the creator of Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar
Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: MacKenzie's artwork, equally successful in portraying rabbit and human, is as bright, mischievous and witty as her prose. This is a treat for all bibliophiles and for all those in the making The Irish Times Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: Little ones will be desperate to visit a library and hopefully, this book underlines how spectacularly lucky we are to have such a thing available to us. Ralfy unlocks the gate to unlimited reading and his story could inspire the next generation of read-a-holics to become library lovers and not book thieves! Books for Keeps Books We Love: February: A picture book to preserve, this wonderful luxury should be shared and borrowed and shared again Booktrust Praise for Stanley the Amazing Knitting Cat: Book of the Week in Books for Keeps: a terrific picture book ... a talent to watch; a charming art style ... which will capture children's imagination Practical Pre-School Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: Ralfy is an engaging character and the end of the story will gladden the hearts of right-thinking people everywhere! Scotsman Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: This is a delightful story, perfect for all young bookworms Parents in Touch Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: A lovely blend of giggles, charm and book adoration, Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar is the perfect picture book for book lovers My Book Corner Praise for Ralfy Rabbit: A fantastic debut Bookbabblers
Emily MacKenzie is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer who graduated from Edinburgh College of Art. Working mainly with ink, digital collage and screen printing, Emily's illustrative work draws from childhood memories, an inquisitive nature and a vivid imagination. As well as drawing, Emily loves knitting and generally gets very excited about anything bright and colourful! This is Emily's third picture book for Bloomsbury following the successful Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar - nominated for the Scottish Booktrust Children's Book Award - and Stanley the Amazing Knitting Cat, which won the IBW Book Award 2016 in the Children's Picture Book category. Emily lives in Edinburgh.