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A Home on the River

Peter Bently, Charles Fuge

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Picture storybooks, Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

A wonderful rhyming story full of friendship, love and adventure, beautifully illustrated by the one and only Charles Fuge.

A heartwarming and timely tale featuring Bramble Badger and friends, from Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, and beautifully illustrated by Charles Fuge, creator of the Little Wombat series.

Bramble and his friends have no water! The brave badger must head upstream to find the problem. Can Bramble bring the water back to his friends?

A warm and uplifting story, filled with adventure, to encourage conversations about caring for the world around us, with a gentle rhyme, loveable characters and and stunning illustrations.

Other titles in the series:
A Home Full of Friends
A Home in the Snow

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Peter Bently

Peter Bently (Author)
Peter studied languages at Oxford and lives in Devon, England. He is the author of the hilarious and bestselling The Great Bottom Swap, shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. King Jack and the Dragon, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and was among the American Library Association's Notable Children's Books of the year. He won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize with Cats Ahoy!. www.peterbently.com

Steve Antony (Illustrator)
Since his 2014 debut, multi award-winning author-illustrator Steve Antony has so far written and illustrated 18 picture books and sold over one million copies worldwide, and 7 of his titles have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

His Mr Panda series has sold over 700,000 copies worldwide and was recently optioned for TV by Magic Light Pictures. His highly acclaimed The Queen's Hat (the first instalment of the Queen Collection) was adapted into a musical concert by the London Symphony Orchestra and won the Evening Standard's Oscars Book Prize. His Queen's Hat inspired Shaun the Sheep statue raised 15,000 for the Wallace and Gromit Children's Charity.

He plays an active role in his local community as Patron to Swindon Libraries Children's Services and recently designed their library card. He is an Ambassador for The National Literacy Trust , an active supporter of Beanstalk and a vocal advocate for more incidental inclusiveness in children's literature, having written several articles on the subject. Through his art, Steve has helped raise thousands for various UK charities including My AFK, BookTrust, Willow Foundation and Wallace and Gromit Children's Charity.

Steve's studied at Anglia Ruskin University after taking voluntary redundancy from a Swindon call centre. Steve was part-raised in New Mexico and now lives in Swindon UK with his husband and cat.

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