From the creator of Penguin and the Tilly and Friends series comes a wicked, rollicking read-aloud which asks the question: Is a lion still a lion if he . wears a hat? And carries an umbrella? Is a lion still a lion if he . arrives at your door and invites himself in with a «How do you do?»
Every toddler feels frustrated sometimes, every toddler gets angry. They scream, they shout, they see Red Red Red. Now, in her singularly expressive style, the beloved Polly Dunbar brings us the perfect picture story book to share with those little ones overwhelmed by their emotions; a true-to-life, upbeat story about a toddler tantrum that offers a meditative way to calm them down.
Ben is delighted when he rips open his present and finds a penguin inside. "Hello, Penguin" says Ben. Penguin says nothing. Ben tickles Penguin; he pulls his funniest face; he puts on a happy hat, sings a silly song and does a dizzy dance. "Can't you talk?" says Ben. Penguin says nothing.
'I'm not sleepy', says Tiptoe while Tilly gives him his goodnight kiss. Boom! Boom! Boom! goes Tiptoe's drum while Tilly sings him a goodnight lullaby. Will a bedtime story do the trick and send Tiptoe off to sleep? Ah, yes... Now Tilly must get ready for bed herself. If only there were someone to tuck her in... But wait! Tiptoe is still awake...
Someone has taken Pru's handbag. The green handbag with red spots, with blusher and nail varnish inside. Where is it? And who took it? No one is prepared to own up - but it can't remain a secret for long when her friends are wearing the evidence.