How Messy!

Clare Helen Welsh, illustrated by Olivier Tallec
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Dot and Duck are back! This time, the charming comedy double act are off on holiday together.

Dot and Duck are best friends, but Dot hates mess and Duck hates tidy. Duck leaves the bed unmade, the cupboards open and breakfast everywhere. How messy! In the morning, Duck makes Dot pancakes for breakfast, how kind! But Duck leaves a BIG mess!

At the beach, Dot carefully lays out her towel and picnic... and Duck digs a big hole covering everything with sand! SO messy! Characterful watercolour illustrations bring this story to life, and big font makes the story easy for young readers.

How Messy! is a simple yet hilarious story with a touching ending and an important message about accepting differences and learning to compromise.

The Dot and Duck series is a collection of laugh-out-loud funny stories detailing the adventures of these two best friends. More titles include How Rude! and How Selfish!

Author bio:

Clare Helen Welsh is a childrens book author who lives in Devon with her husband and two children. In 2013 Clare won the The Margaret Carey Scholarship for Picture book Writers and in 2014 she received the silver medal at The Greenhouse Funny Prize for her debut picture book Aerodynamics of Biscuits. She teaches primary school and has over ten years experience in Early Years and Key Stage One education. Olivier Tallecs work has been called "sensitive", "stunning", "breathtaking", and "beautiful". Tallec was born in Brittany, France, in 1970. After graduating from the École Supérieure Darts Graphiques in Paris, he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which he devoted himself to illustration. Since then he has illustrated more than sixty books.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711269682
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Happy Yak
Series: Dot and Duck
Pub Date: May 2022
Page Extent: 32
Format: Paperback
Age: 3 - 5
Subject: Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)