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Jess Racklyeft and I have been squirreling away on a sequel to our best-selling picture book importantnutrientsspot/search?q=" target="_blank">Smile Cry (EK Books 2017, a CBCA Notable Book and winner of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Australia/New Zealand).
It's called See Hear and this one is a beginner's book of SENSES, perfect for toddlers right through to preschoolers and beyond. Here's the blurb...
Piglet, Bunny and Cat return in a charming, whimsical sensory adventure that encourages kids to explore the multitude of ways they can engage with the world around them, particularly via the senses of sight and sound.
From watching 'squiggly rain' on a window to pointing out 'heavenly horses' in the clouds, from hearing 'buzzing blossoms' as bees collect pollen and nectar to 'hot pan sizzles' as a favourite meal is prepared, See Hear invites us to open our eyes and ears to the everyday magic that surrounds us.
Younger kids will respond to the soft whimsical illustrations, while older readers will enjoy the onomatopoeic wordplay. Perfect for ages 3 and up, this is a book that will captivate children and parents alike.
Below is a sneak-peek of the interior, featuring Jess's truly divine illustrations. The book is available to pre-order ekbooks/product/see-hear/" target="_blank">here or you can pick it up instore or online from 1 April!
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