Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots!
I'm Elsa, and that's one of my jokes (I tell LOTS of jokes and I'm going to be a big star one day). I do my best to cheer my family up - but no one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our lovely house and had to move into a bed and breakfast hotel . . .
Funny and very moving
An unsentimental and truthful book that is even better for a strong sense of mischief
The chatty style draws young readers straight into the story, and the constant stream of corny jokes masks, but does not conceal, the deeper issues
This is an hilarious and at the same time exceptionally emotional story
Get your pens and paper ready - it's time to learn how to draw Victorian heroine Hetty Feather with illustrator Nick Sharratt.
Games & activities
In Hetty Feather’s Christmas, Hetty is entranced by the beautiful Christmas tree at the Rivers’ house. Why not have a go at creating some wonderful decorations for you own tree?