"It was cold, it was wet, it was trembling and hairy. But then it awoke... Growling and SCARY!"
No one is expecting the Creature. It arrives, makes itself at home with the children and becomes part of the family, however hard they try to get rid of it! Until one day it makes a nest on the top bunk and goes very quiet... What could be going on?
Helen Bate is a versatile illustrator, who previously qualified as an architect. Her picture book ABC UK, by James Dunn, was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and she is also the author and illustrator of the graphic novel Peter in Peril, published by Otter-Barry Books. Helen is passionate about how good quality design can improve communication and has established Pictures to Share, a Social Enterprise publishing illustrated books for people with dementia which was the winner of the 2014 People's Book Prize, Best Achievement Award. Helen Bate lives in Whitchurch, Shropshire.