WINNER of Oscar's Book Prize 2021!
WINNER Book of the Year and Best Picture Book at the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards 2021!
Perfect for fans o f Rachel Bright and Julia Donaldson, The Littlest Yak is a joyous, rhyming caper that teaches little ones to celebrate their own unique talents!
On the tip of the top of a mountain all snowy, where the ice-swirling, toe-curling blizzards were blowy, in a herd full of huddling yaks, big and small, lived Gertie . . . the littlest yak of them all.
Gertie is the littlest yak in her whole herd, and she's feeling stuck in her smallness - she wants to grow UP and have bigness and tallness !
But when it turns out that there are some things that only Gertie can do, might she come to see that she's perfect, just the way she is?
A rollicking, heartwarming and reassuring story from debut author, Lu Fraser and much-loved illustrator, Kate Hindley .
Praise for Kate Hindley:
'Hindley's wintry art and characterful creatures shine in this heart-warming story' The Bookseller (The Littlest Yak)
'Kate Hindley's charming illustrations bring bouncing Bernard to groovy life' Mail on Sunday ( Be More Bernard )
'Children will love the simple, stylish illustrations and gorgeous fine detail' The i ( Treacle Street: Marcel's Parcels )
On the tip of the top of a mountain all snowy, Where the ice-swirling, toe-curling blizzards were blowly, In a herd full of huddling yaks, big and small, lived Gertie the littlest yak of them all.
Lu Fraser is a hugely exciting new voice in children's picture books. She is based in Hampshire, where she lives with her husband and daughter, and writes in a shed in the garden. The Littlest Yak is her first book for children. Kate Hindley is the much-loved illustrator of both picture books (including the award-winning You Must Bring a Hat, written by SiMore about Lu Fraser
Kate Hindley Biography
Kate Hindley is a talented illustrator who graduated from Falmouth School of Art in 2008. She’s illustrated several bestselling picture books including You Must Bring a Hat – winner of the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award 2016. Kate lives in Birmingham.