Author(s): Katie Blackburn
Grumble grumble went Dozy's tummy. He was hungry! 'I'll go and find some food,' Dozy decided, and off he trotted into the woods. And that's how his adventure began! The curious little Dozy Bear learns the secret of food in this innovative, thoughtful picture book which encourages youngsters to try something new...Dozy is hungry, but he doesn't like the food that Mama and Papa bear like. He only wants fish! But can a food adventure with the other animals in the forest change his mind? This charming story gently introduces the idea that trying new foods can be fun - perfect for any parent who has ever struggled at dinnertime.
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Katie Blackburn is the author of Where the Wild Mums Are, and Where the Wild Dads Went, two humorous homages to Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. She has also written a further Dozy Bear adventure (Dozy Bear and The Secret of Sleep) which helps children to fall asleep, and which received rave reviews from C4's Three Day Nanny and a clinical hypnotherapist. Katie lives in London with her husband and young child. Richard Smythe graduated from an Illustration masters degree in 2010. Since then he worked for a variety of clients internationally, though ultimately he loves working on picture book texts. No matter how simple the narrative, you can always read between the lines - the only limit is your imagination!