Andersen Press Andersen Press


Jenny McCartney
Jenny McCartney

Jenny is a successful journalist whose work often features in national newspapers. The Stone Bird is her debut picture book.


Patrick Benson
Patrick Benson

Patrick Benson was born in 1956 and educated at Chelsea Art School. He worked in fashion before a chance meeting introduced him to the world of children’s publishing. Patrick has illustrated some of the greatest authors of children’s books including Roald Dahl, Michael Morpurgo, Mal Peet and Martin Waddell. He also illustrated Fly Fishing by J R Hartley, from the well-known television commercial. Patrick lives and works on his farm in Scotland.

The Stone Bird

(eBook) - 02/11/2017


The Stone Bird RRP £6.98


It might look like a pebble from the beach, but Eliza knows this is an egg. And one night when she hears cracking, she discovers the Stone Bird. It might still look like a stone to her mum, but Eliza knows it's alive. Step into the magical world of one child's imagination in this stunning debut by exciting new author Jenny McCartney, illustrated by luminary of children's books Patrick Benson.