David McKee (1935 - 2022) was the creator of well-known characters including King Rollo, Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, which is now published in more than 60 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. In 2020, David won the British Book Awards Illustrator of the Year Award and BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Isabel's Noisy Tummy
(Paperback) - 01/08/2013
Isabel's classmates think it is hilarious when Isabel's tummy rumbles in class. Everyone is always giving her advice about it, but nothing seems to work. Then one day the class visits the zoo and Isabel's growling tummy saves them all from an escaping tiger. After this there is no more rumbling, until one day a noise breaks the silence in class. But this time it isn't Isabel's tummy . . .
'A taboo-breaking tale . . . brilliantly observed.' Daily Telegraph
- Published: 01/08/2013
- ISBN: 9781849396899
- Age Range: 0+ years