The First Slodge by Jeanne Willis


From publisher Little Tiger Press comes the quirky and dreamlike picture book, The First Slodge - released on 6 April 2015. The perfect book for an imaginative tot!

Once upon a slime, there was a Slodge. The first Slodge in the universe. She saw the first moon and stars, the first fruits and flowers. "Mine, all mine!" she said. But what if there was not just one Slodge... but two?

A wonderfully original and witty story from the award-winning author, Jeanne Willis - with captivating illustrations from Jenni Desmond. A book to share and treasure.


Book giveaway: The First Slodge

We're giving away 50 copies of The First Slodge, so fill in the form below to apply for your free copy.

Don't forget, if you receive a free copy of this book, we kindly ask that you post a review in our books review section or post on the discussion thread.

This giveaway closes 10am, Monday 13 April, so apply now.   

  This giveaway is sponsored by Stripes Publishing




j_willisAbout the author

Jeanne Willis is an internationally acclaimed author of over 250 books for children of all ages. Her work has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Nestlé Children's Book Prize. She was also shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She lives in London with her husband and two children. Check out Jeanne's website.




j_desmondAbout the illustrator

A graduate from the renowned MA Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art (ARU), Jenni Desmond works from her studio in London. She uses collage, paint and pencil crayons to create her artwork, which she then scans and edits by computer. Jenni strives to make her illustrations entertaining, beautiful and funny in equal measure. Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again' Picture Book Award 2013. Check out Jenni's website.


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