By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Sebastien Braun
Rock-a-Bye Rumpus is a delightful collection of sweet and fun action poems for the very young, specially chosen by bestselling author, Julia Donaldson and beautifully illustrated by Sebastien Braun.This gorgeous gift book and accompanying audio CD is made up of seven charming sections, including ‘Fingers, Toes and Faces’, ‘Hop, Skip and Jump’ and ‘Tea, Bath and Bed’ – each featuring much-loved classic rhymes such as Incy Wincy Spider and Hush, Little Baby as well as carefully selected poems from contemporary poets, including brand new poems Julia Donaldson herself. With irresistible illustrations from bestselling illustrator, Sebastien Braun, Rock-a-Bye Rumpus is sure to become a firm favourite and a must-have for every child.
Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world’s best-loved children’s books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.Sebastien Braun studied fine and applied arts at Strasbourg University. He then taught applied arts before becoming a freelance illustrator. When Sebastien moved to London in 2000 he developed his illustrations for children and since then has been working exclusively on children’s picture books including the bestselling Spinderella by Julia Donaldson.