my debut author-illustrated picture book
featured in the BookTrust Great Books Guide 2017 for ages 0-3
'Ssh! Listen. What’s that noise? What can we hear when we’re really, really quiet?'
‘...appealing illustrations work with conversational, onomatopoeic text to engage readers. Sure to invite cries of “Again!” ‘ Kirkus Reviews
Bella LOVES her blanket. Everywhere she goes, Blanket HAS to go too. But when New Baby arrives, the only thing that will stop him crying is Bella’s precious, sparkly, muddy, smelly blanket! Uh-oh. What’s a big sister to do?
‘Kate Alizadeh’s splotchy illustrations capture all the joyful exuberance and messiness of the early years.’ LoveReading4Kids
'I never really believed it would come to this. Death was something happened in other people's stories. Not mine, not Millie's.'
'It’s hard, loving someone so perfect. Your best friend… and the competition. The one person you’re always measured against.'