A book brimming with the promise of discovery, by a first-class author/illustrator. As the rays of the rising sun creep between the curtains and the first light of a crisp new dawn appears, Teddy and Baby decide to set out to discover the world around them. New friends join them as they go - kittens, puppies, ducklings - until, at the end of the day, they make the most magical discovery of all. Illustrated in Michael Foreman's distinctive style, this charming tale of discovering our surroundings is depicted in swathes of fresh colour on every double page spread, recreating a sparkling new world, as seen through the eyes of the very young. * Michael Foreman needs no introduction. His first picture book, published over 30 years ago, is still in print, and his work has a timeless quality and an enduring appeal to children. * A charming story about the magic of a new morning and the discovery of a new world. * Double page spreads convey a glorious sense of space and awe as the young children and animals explore their surroundings. The last page is a gate-fold spread, opening out to the promise of more. * Includes a touching dedication from Michael to his mother, "who showed me the worl
Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading illustrators. He has written and illustrated many children's books and won several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice (most recently for War Boy), the Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Graphics Prize and, on two occasions, the Francis Williams Prize. For Walker he has illustrated Creation: Stories from Around the World (compiled by Ann Pilling), Michael Foreman's Nursery Rhymes and its companion, Michael Foreman's Playtime Rhymes.