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Down By The Banks

Kay Widdowson

32 pages
Flowerpot Childrens Press

Down by the banks of the Hanky Panky where the bullfrogs jump from bank to banky, Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep! In this adorable version of the classic song, Little Bo Peep wanders the banks of the Hanky Panky in search of her flock of roaming sheep. Combining the fun of the beloved song with an adorable reimagining of Little Bo Peep and her fluffy sheep, this whimsical book is sure to get readers singing along! 

About the Turn Without Tearing series: These interactive picture books use rich descriptive language, repetitive sounds, and bright illustrations to provide a perfect read-aloud experience. Made using a durable stone paper to prevent tearing as the pages are turned, these titles are designed to transition growing readers from board books to picture books with confidence. 

Read & Sing: Search Flowerpot Press Animations on Youtube or follow the link (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4mG4g5nm2z6ucT3Ulbon_w) to enjoy a Read & Sing version of your favorite Turn Without Tearing songs. Follow along with your book as you watch the characters come to life and sing along to the song recorded by Billy Squirrel. 

Author Bio

Kay Widdowson is a freelance illustrator based in Chorlton, Manchester. She's made a living from art for the past 34 years. She studied at Chesterfield College of Art and Design where she discovered her love of illustration and design. She then worked as an animator in children’s television for five years before going freelance. Since then she has worked as a freelance illustrator for children’s books. All her work is hand-drawn and painted in gouache, felt-tip pens, and colored pencils in a messy way and then adjusted in Photoshop. She enjoys being in her studio every day with her cat Blue, radio on, paintbrush in hand, coffee and biscuits at the ready, and painting all day.