Mummy Bear's favourite game when she was little was chasing butterflies in Bluebell Meadow. Now little bear can't wait to find this magical place for herself! When a butterfly lands on her nose, she sets out to find Bluebell Meadow with the help of her animal friends. Chasing the butterflies and making daisy chains is so much fun she completely forgets the time!"I wish I could stay here forever," she yawns, when a soft voice tells her to wake up. Could it all have been a dream? This endearing life-affirming story about following your dreams and hopes has a magical twist at the end, stunning illustrations and heartwarming characters, perfect for reading at bedtime with a family member or sharing in the classroom. Also includes a set of supporting notes for parents and teachers with questions to encourage discussion of the themes in the book, either at home or in the classroom.
Susan Quinn was born in Manchester but has travelled the world: by way of South Africa and Sydney. She became a children’s librarian at 23 and then moved back to England. Her first book, Little Bear and the Butterflies, was published by QED in 2014.
Caroline Pedler grew up in Cornwall but moved to Portsmouth, Bristol and Bath for 13 years before returning to her hometown in 2005. Her career started when she was commissioned by Hallmarks Cards UK in 1997, her career has since gone from strength to strength. Caroline has illustrated with a variety of different children publishers, including QED, and her books can be found worldwide and in over 10 languages.