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Andersen Press - a bumper pack of activities for children

Andersen Press have created a free activity pack inspired by their new titles, perfect for keeping kids entertained whatever the weather!

It features free drawing activities, colouring sheets and games based on a selection of Andersen Press titles:

• Luna Loves Gardening by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers
• Shine Like The Stars by Anna Wilson, illustrated by Harry Woodgate
• Where is the Cat? By Eva Eland
• Trains, Boats and Planes by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Jez Tuya
• All the Cats and All the Dogs, both by Nicola Kent
• The Blue Umbrella by Emily Ann Davison, illustrated by Momoko Abe
• Panda and Penguin Find a Thing by Zehra Hicks
• Honey’s Hive Bee a Friend by Mo O’Hara, illustrated by Aya Kakeda

Download the activities here


Radio 2 Book Club - Winter titles

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