A warmly reassuring rhyming story (with a fun counting element!) about how it’s ok to need a little alone time, from the author of the award-winning The Littlest Yak.
Doug the camel is all alone and sometimes he wonders whether one is enough (it makes playing hide and seek terribly tough…). So when at first one, then two, then three, then four more camels turn up (followed by a whole camel herd), Doug delights in the possibilities all these new friends bring. But when Doug is ‘all camelled out’ from all the excitement and it's time to count down to bedtime, he takes just as much pleasure from the peace of being alone once again.
Lu Fraser’s warm, funny text is a delight to read out loud and is brilliantly illustrated by Sarah Warburton in the first book from this exciting new picture book partnership.
Lu Fraser is a hugely exciting new voice in children's picture books. She is based in Hampshire, where she lives with her husband and daughter, and writes in a shed in the garden. The Littlest Yak, illustrated by Kate Hindley, was her first book for children and went on to win the Oscar's Book Prize and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award.
Sarah Warburton is an established artist whose books include Dinosaurs in the Supermarket, The Princess and the Peas, and the Twinkle books. She has an uncanny ability to capture huge amounts of charm, humor, and detail in her work. She lives in Bristol, England.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (February 17, 2022)
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