Once upon a slime, there was a Slodge. The first Slodge in the universe. She saw the first moon and stars, the first fruits and flowers. "Mine, all mine!" she said. But what if there was not just one Slodge . . . but two?
A wonderfully original and witty picture book from the award-winning author, Jeanne Willis (Who's in the Loo? andThe Bog Baby). This humorous exploration of sharing and friendship carries an important message: that the world belongs to everyone. Captivating illustrations from Jenni Desmond (Red Cat, Blue Cat) will delight adults and children alike. A book to share and treasure.CPSIA choking hazard - No choking hazard warning necessary|EU Toy Safety Directive - No warning
Jeanne is an internationally acclaimed children's author. Her work has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Nestle Children's Book Prize. She was also shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She lives in London with her husband and two children. When she's not in her East London studio, you can find Jenni Desmond cooking, cycling, and swapping city life for long hikes down by the sea shore or up in the hills and the mountains. Having graduated with a master's degree in children's book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art (UK), her debut picture book Red Cat Blue Cat won the Cambridgeshire Read it Again! Award in 2012. Her books have been translated into over twenty languages since, and in 2015 Jenni was named Best Emerging Talent (Illustrator) at the Junior Design Awards (UK). In 2016, she was made a Maurice Sendak Fellow and her book The Polar Bear became a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the year.