I was really liking the rhyme scheme of this book as it tripped right along, and then all of a sudden we’re baring our bum in victory and swallowing our siblings who are dubbed “annoying” and then the book ends… not a great moral, even if I like the illustrations and the rhyme scheme.
Neal Layton is an award-winning illustrator of over forty children’s books, including Oscar and Arabella, which he also wrote, and That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell, winner of the Smarties Gold Award in the UK. Neal has worked in a chocolate factory, in a teapot factory, and on a lettuce farm. He now lives in Portsmouth on the English coast with his family. He likes living by the seaside. Learn more at neallayton.co.uk, or follow him on Twitter @LaytonNeal.