As every parent will testify, toddlers are absolutely fascinated by shoes. Toddlers take shoes on and off, undo the Velcro tabs, tie up laces and fiddle with buckles. Leaving the house involves trying on every pair of shoes they possess before the right ones are chosen. All in all, there's no end to the hold shoes seem to have on toddlers - and it's not just the girls - the boys are just as bad! Lulu's Shoes is therefore the answer to every parent's prayers. A delightful novelty book with guaranteed toddler appeal - put this book into their hands as you're getting them into the buggy and you might just get to Tesco's before lunchtime!
With a Velcro strap, real laces, bumpy soles and flowery decorations, this gorgeous touch-and-feel book will keep little readers happy for hours - possibly even years Based upon the author's own daughter, this book appeals to the Sarah Jessica Parker lurking within us all, whether we're two or thirty-two Lulu's dilemmas don't end here - watch out for Lulu's Clothes in 2009!
Praise for 'Lulu's Shoes': 'Very good touchy-feely-type book for learning' Daily Echo (Bournemouth) 'Attractive, colourful illustrations and real laces, touch-feely panels and flaps-to-lift combine to make this sturdy book a real treat for babies, toddlers and their parents alike' Bookfest 'A sweet premise ... that taps into the common toddler fascination for footwear in all its various guises' Junior
Formerly the Editorial Director of Campbell Books, Camilla Reid has had many years experience of conceiving and writing novelty books. Now a mum of a two-year-old herself, Camilla has gained a whole new insight into the peculiar but charming world of the toddler. Lulu's Shoes is the result of conversations with numerous mothers who have all observed a rather alarming obsession in their offspring Ailie Busby has had over twenty books published, including titles by Egmont, Walker and Hodder such as Drat That Fat Cat! and Slugs for Breakfast. As well as collecting vintage jewellery, bags and knitted toys, Ailie confesses to a life-long love of shoes. Her favourites are her wedding shoes - a pair of leopard-print stilettos! Ailie lives with her husband, children and their two cats in Newcastle.