By the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series comes a reissue of the classic tale of Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit called Stanley.
A stunning reissue of this classic picture book. When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson!
Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden.
'Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year.' - Financial Times
Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series. http://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/
Illustrated by award winning Neal Layton, creator of Stanley's Stick.
This first time pairing of two acclaimed talents has created a visual feast - The Guardian
It's a touching story about how your favourite toy isn't necessarily your newest or most expensive and will engage any small child - The Mail on Sunday
Cowell has written the picture book of the year. - The Times
Inspired partnership. - The Sunday Telegraph
Illustrated with gloriously messy collages by Neal Layton, the funkiest illustrator on the block. - Daily Mail
A picture book that will be sought and loved . - The Independent
A touching story that will engage any small child. - The Mail on Sunday
Amazing adventures. - Guardian
Cressida Cowell is currently the Waterstones Children's Laureate (2019-2022). She is the author and illustrator of the bestselling The Wizards of Once and How to Train Your Dragon books series, and the author of the Emily Brown picture books, illustrated by Neal Layton.
The Wizards of Once series has been translated into 38 languages and has been signed by DreamWorks Animation. How to Train Your Dragon has sold over 8 million books worldwide in 42 languages and is a major DreamWorks Animation film franchise, as well as being made into a TV series on Netflix and CBBC.
Cressida is an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and the Reading Agency, a Trustee of World Book Day and a founder patron of the Children's Media Foundation. She has won numerous prizes, including the Gold Award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize.