A new family classic: Sample pages from Will You Be My Friend? by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram

A new family classic: Sample pages from Will You Be My Friend?  by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram

From legendary author and illustrator duo, Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram comes the delightful sequel to the heartwarming picture book classic Guess How Much I Love You. A timeless family classic, that tale of a father hare and his son inspired millions of families to describe the scope of their love using the now-famous expression  “to the moon and back”. 

Now a new tale featuring the same hares explores the magic of friendship. 

Little Nutbrown Hare is out exploring on his own. 

Off he hops along the path and through the grass until he reaches Cloudy Mountain, where something extraordinary happens: he discovers a new friend! Now the fun can really begin.

Twenty-five years after we met the Nutbrown Hares, this enchanting new tale about friendship is bound to capture the hearts of Guess How Much I Love You fans—and everyone else—the world over. Perfect for ages #+

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Love it to the moon and back: Read our review of Will You Be My Friend? by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram

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6 October 2020

Love it to the moon and back: Read our review of Will You Be My Friend? by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram

Synopsis

The first new Guess How Much I Love You picture-book story for 24 years! One day Big Nutbrown Hare is busy, but Little Nutbrown Hare wants to play so he goes off exploring on his own. He discovers another hare in a puddle - then realizes it's his reflection. He spots his shadow and wants to race it - only to find it's just as fast as him. Then up on Cloudy Mountain he finally finds someone to play with: a little snow white hare called Tipps. And she's real! This lovely new story is a wonderful companion to the classic picture-book Guess How Much I Love You; a charming tale about friendship with a delightful and original twist.
Anita Jeram
About the author

Anita Jeram

Anita is best known as an illustrator of children's storybooks, particularly the modern classic Guess How much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney.Writing and illustrating picture books is a great job to have, but that's not all Anita does. She just can't stop drawing, and not all pictures fit neatly into books do they?Anita is an artist. She draws things, and paints things, and makes things, and creates things, and rubs things out, and colours them in, until, they are just exactly how she likes them.

Books by Anita Jeram

Sam McBratney
About the author

Sam McBratney

Sam McBratney was a primary and secondary school teacher for a number of years, before becoming a full-time author. Twice winner of the Bisto Award, he has written many books, stories and radio plays for adults and children. He lives in Ireland.

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