These ingenious novelty board books combine illustrations with die-cut, tiered pages to create a cumulative story. Let's Go! is about a motorbike trying to pass many other vehicles in a traffic jam. The vehicles range from a dustcart and a fire engine to a tractor and a bus and each new page features a larger and longer vehicle, right up to a car transporter on the last spread. Children will have great fun spotting the motorcyclist and his attempts to overtake! Let's Build! follows a similar theme, with every page revealing bigger building machines as the house being built grows in size. Fun and tactile, these gloriously coloured books are sure to become firm favourites!
Jane Chapman does all her painting in her kitchen, looking out on to the garden. She has a pet tortoise named Muggsy, who at the age of seventy is a family heirloom. For Walker, she has illustrated One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root, Where's My Egg? by Tony Mitton and The Emperor's Egg, by Martin Jenkins, winner of the 2000 TES Junior Information Book Award.