The Times (UK) Children's Book of the Week

"Subtle, joyful, funny, challenging – Lagercrantz's books are true classics for modern families everywhere."

Life According to Dani received a glowing review and is The Times Children's Book of the Week 

Read the review here.

Shh! I'm Sleeping

Author/illustrator: Dorothée de Monfreid


The New York Times listed Shh! I'm Sleeping as one of their top five 'bedtime adventure' books.


Click here to read the article.


Have You Seen Elephant?

Author/illustrator: David Barrow


Have You Seen Elephant has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016 and longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2016!



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Illustration by Sarah Wilkins,
from A Book is a Book

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