The No-No Bird (Hardcover)

By Polly Peters, Andrew Fusek Peters, Jim Coplestone (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 9781845078102, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

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Description

No-No Bird's favorite word is NO! In fact, he likes saying it to everyone. NO he won't play with Little Mouse; NO he won't climb trees with Squirrel. Then he meets Snake and learns that Snake's favorite food is No-No Bird. Can No-No Bird escape from a sticky situation by changing his favorite word to YES? Husband-and-wife team Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters use delightful rhyming text, coupled with Jim Coplestone’s vibrant illustrations, to beguile young readers while teaching a subtle lesson about the rewards of being positive.



About the Author

Andrew Fusek Peters is an Anglo-Czech author. His family fled the country in 1948 as the Communist Coup was taking place and came to Britain. He is the tallest poet in Britain, plays the didgeridoo and performs his poetry live at festivals. He and his wife Polly have written 30 books and their poems have appeared in 35 anthologies. Their novel Crash was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the North East Book Award. They live with their two children in Shropshire.Their books for Frances Lincoln are The Falcon's Fury, Roar, Bull, Roar!, Animals Aboard! and The No No Bird. To find out more about Andrew Fusek Peters click hereJim Coplestone is an artist, illustrator and sculptor who has illustrated many acclaimed children's picture books. His first collaboration with Laurence Anholt was Seven for a Secret, praised for its sensitive treatment of the relationship with a grandparent, and bereavement. Since then he has illustrated Animals Aboard and The No-No Bird with Andrew Fusek Peters, and A Walk in the Wild Woods with Lis Jones. He lives in Charmouth, Devon.Polly Peters has written 30 books with her husband Andrew Fusek Peters and their poems have appeared in 35 anthologies. Their novel Crash was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the North East Book Award.To find out more about Polly Peters click here
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