This delightful picture book about family relationships and the changing seasons is perfect for reading with your child at wintertime. Learn about what happens in spring and then explore the activities, crafts and discussion points at the back of the book, to further develop your child's understanding of the natural world.
• Perfect introduction to the concept of seasons
• Friendly animal characters appeal to pre-schoolers
• Combines delightful stories with seasonal activities and discussion points for further learning
Anita Loughrey was a primary school teacher for 17 years before becoming a full-time writer. She has an extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage as well as Key Stages 1 and 2 of the National Curriculum, and a well-developed talent for delighting young readers with beautiful stories. In her free time, Anita enjoys reading YA books, walking her dog, camping in her VW Campervan, singing at the top of her voice in the car, knitting, Ceroc dancing and spending time with her family and friends.
Lucy Barnard grew up in an artistic family and knew from an early age that she wanted to work in illustration. After graduating from the University of Plymouth with an illustration degree, Lucy worked in publishing for a time, before becoming a full-time illustrator and realising her ambition of working on children’s books. She is the illustrator of Frog's Summer Journey and Rabbit's Spring Gift and the author and illustrator of several books in QED's Storytime series, including Archie's Bag of Treasures, I'm Bigger Than You, Be Careful, Barney! and Squirrel's Big Day.