Frances is a primary school teacher who first realised her love for writing with the poem, 'My Dad's Milkfloat', when she was six. She is an award-winning academic, a trained children's literacy specialist, and winner of the Bloomsbury and National Literacy Trust short story prize 2017. She lives with her family and a big-eared dog in Derbyshire. And when she is not writing, you'll find her in the forest pretending to be a dragon with her daughters.
Lucy Fleming has been an avid doodler and book-worm since early childhood. She never quite grew out of having her head up in the clouds, daydreaming. She now lives and works in a small town in England.
A Bear Called Blue
(Hardback) - 06/07/2023
The touching story of a little girl and her beloved teddy bear, lost and reunited, from award-winning author Frances Stickley.
Harriet never goes anywhere without her beloved bear Blue, so when they become separated he knows that Harriet must be searching for him. Blue might be lost, but he never loses hope. Days, months and years pass, until one day Blue finds himself on a stall at a summer fete. He catches sight of a little girl who looks just like Harriet... but it can’t be, wouldn’t she be grown up by now? And why does the little girl's mum look so familiar to him?
Adult and child alike will fall in love with Blue the bear in this story of the everlasting and pure love between a teddy bear and his little girl.
- Published: 06/07/2023
- ISBN: 9781839131523
- Age Range: 0+ years