Nadia Shireen has been described as one of the best and brightest picture book creators working in Britain today (The Observer, London). Her debut picture book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Other books include The Bumblebear, which was distributed to over 700,000 children as part of BookTrust's Time to Read campaign, as well as Billy and the Beast and Billy and the Dragon. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. She lives in London.
Gloriously anarchic, properly funny and highly illustrated with dynamic black-and-white art, this is a quirky delight for children - and their parents, too. * The Bookseller * Funny, anarchic, original and gloriously silly. -- Richard Osman This book made my face hurt! Relentlessly funny. -- Rob Biddulph Like Watership Down, but funny. You'll laugh hysterically on every page. -- Caitlin Moran Fantastic -- Lauren Laverne Fizzes with mad energy. Brilliantly addictive. -- Phil Earl, author of When the Sky Falls Pure genius! -- Louie Stowell Made us laugh out loud -- Jim Smith, author of Barry Loser You're in for a treat! -- Selom Sunu, illustrator of Look Both Ways Utterly HILARIOUS -- Sophy Henn, author-illustrator of Pizazz I want to be friends with Ted and Willow! -- Eliza, age 7 The funniest book ever! I loved it! -- Georgie, age 9