Frida the Rock-and-Roll Moth

Frida the Rock-and-Roll Moth

A story about finding your confidence


A NEW picture book from the winner of the Best Illustrated Book, Waterstones Children's Prize 2023.

Frida is a musical moth who loves to rock out ­- she puts on her pointy boots and plays her purple guitar really LOUD! But when the Big Bright Light is switched on, more moths appear, ready to rock together, and Frida starts to feel that everyone is much better than her. Perhaps she isn't so rock-and-roll after all . . .

With the help of her biggest fan, Auntie Edna, Frida learns to reclaim her style, find her confidence and get up and rock on once more!

This positive picture book will inspire readers to find what makes them feel good and let their inner confidence shine.

Kim Hillyard creates positive, heart-warming stories that are designed to empower and inspire young readers. Each picture book focuses on a different feeling or belief to help children navigate the world around them.

Also available from Kim Hillyard:
Mabel and the Mountain: a story about believing in yourself
Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness
Gretel The Wonder Mammoth: a story about overcoming anxiety
Flora and Nora Hunt for Treasure: a story about the power of friendship

About the author

Kim Hillyard

Kim is an award-winning author/illustrator of children's picture books. Her debut picture book, Mabel and the Mountain, won the 2020 Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and in 2023 her book Gretel the Wonder Mammoth won the Best Illustrated Book in the Waterstones Children's Prize.

After completing a degree in Drama at the University of Exeter, Kim Hillyard spent nine years working as a music journalist for various publications, including NME, Time Out and the BBC. She has also worked as a drama and arts facilitator, delivering assemblies, storytelling and workshops in schools, bookshops and community spaces on everything from phonics to creative writing.
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