How many animals can Fidget and Quilly be in a day? There are tigers and polar bears. crocodiles and dinosaurs in this wonderful lift the flap book. This lovely story captures the magic of play and the small rivalries between friends that loom large one moment and disappear the next. The flaps animate the story and provide a real interactive experience, with funny, appealing illustrations, and lots of young pre-school appeal.
David Melling was born in Oxford. His father was a sculptor and David inherited his artistic leanings. David has received much recognition for his artistic talent. His first book 'Brilliant the Dinosaur' 'Pavilion' was shortlisted for the 1994 Smarties Book Award and 'What's that Noise?' was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. More recently, The Kiss That Missed was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. His recent picture book, The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day with a voice over by Hugh Laurie. \nIt was shortlisted for the Pulcinella Award 2005 for 'Best TV Movie' category. David Melling is married and lives with his wife and two children in Oxfordshire.