Little Seahorse and the Big Question

Little Seahorse and the Big Question

Summary

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From multi-media journalist and seahorse dad, Freddy McConnell, and award-winning illustrator Rosalind Beardshaw


Join Papa and Little One on a very ordinary day, as they explore Little One's big question: "What do we need?"
Together, they decide they need lots of things - clean water, friends, a home - but, above all, they need each other.

This is a lyrical, heart-warming audiobook for all families, no matter how they are created and no matter who is in them.

© Freddy McConnell & Rosalind Beardshaw 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

About the authors

Freddy McConnell

Freddy McConnell is a writer, multimedia journalist and solo dad by choice. His journey to give birth as a trans man is detailed in 'Seahorse', so-called because male seahorses gestate and birth their young. His 2020 BBC podcast, Pride and Joy, shares the stories of many other LGBTQ+ people starting families today. He lives Kent coast with his three-year-old child. He's expecting his second child in early 2022, an experience he shares in a column for Vice, Dad Bod. This is his first picture book.
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Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)

Rosalind Beardshaw is an award-winning illustrator, her previous books include Just Right for Two and My Pet Star (winner of the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Sheffield Baby book Award). Her studio and home are in York, where she lives with her young family.
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