This is my hand. It can do all sorts of things. Most of the time it does good things, but sometimes…
Kitamura introduces us to the wonders of something as simple as your hand – it can push, it can pull. It can paint, it can pat. And when your hand has a bad habit, it can pick your nose!
Award-winning author and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura unfolds a wonderful celebration of the simple hand, also starring a favourite Kitamura character, Boots the cat.
Beetle and Bug decide to hunt for something that’s never been seen – the Green-Spotted Grissel! They board their magic rug and fly off fearlessly in search of it. But will their journey take them to where the incredible Green-Spotted Grissel lurks?
'Kitamura is one of the world's most original and stylish children's illustrators' Sunday Times
'One of our finest and most versatile illustrators.' The Guardian
Meet Pot-san, a tubby little teapot who loves to pour tea. He and his tabletop friends - Teacup, Milk Jug, Sugar Bowl and Spoon - have lots of adventures, and they'd like you to join them too!
Illustrated in Satoshi's quirky style, he demonstrates how far the imagination can flow even about the seemingly mundane!
Late one night, an old lady in a pointed hat climbs through the window into Nicholas's bedroom. She brandishes her broom, fires out some words, and then leaves as abruptly as she came. It's puzzling at the time, but not nearly as puzzling as what happens the next day...
A hilarious tale of experiencing life from a different point of view, and finding out that it's just as complicated!
Hiawyn Oram was brought up in South Africa. She was a professional actor before coming to England, where she has worked as an advertising copywriter and has had numerous books published.
Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and worked in advertising there before moving to London in 1980. He won the Mother Goose Award for Angry Arthur and he is now one of the most distinguished illustrators in Britain.