Orange Pear Apple Bear

A breathtaking book marked out by its utter simplicity. By rearranging just four words, Emily Gravett creates a set of playful and intensely satisfying images: a sheer joy to behold. Now available in a durable board book format, this is a humorous and quirky delight from an author-illustrator who has twice won the coveted Kate Greenaway Medal. The loose energy of the pencil and watercolour pictures, bringing to life the bemused expressions of an affable bear, will be irresistible to adults and children alike.

“It should be handed out at birth. The perfect book to read aloud to babies.” Guardian

“This book is daring, original and a joy.” Sunday Express

“Hold it in your hands and know that you’re in the presence of greatness… Surreal, clever and enormous fun.” Bookseller

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    Emily Gravett

    She’s twice won the coveted Kate Greenaway Medal and we love her witty, original and every so stylish picture books. Emily Gravett is a World Book Day author for 2014.


    Emily Gravett has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears and Wolves. She was Booktrust’s Early Years Emerging Illustrator in 2007 for Monkey and Me, and and was named a Booktrust Best New Illustrator in 2008.

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