Now out: Hurry Home, Harriet A Birthday Story by Lucy Barnard

Adults will surely know where this story is heading but young children may not. This short picture book is illustrated in a bright and cheerful way; it is full of anthropomorphised animals and appealing scenes.
In the story, it is Harriet’s birthday. She is sad because no-one is acknowledging her special day, even though it is made clear that she is a kind and helpful friend. Harriet is grumpy and plans to have her own celebration when…
Young listeners will enjoy the ending to this book. For adults, there are some discussion questions and activities at the end so that they can extend the story with children.
Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this title in exchange for an honest review.

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