My Very Own Space
A little rabbit is trying to read his book in peace, but there's so much going on around him! Maybe he needs some space just for himself...With minimal text accompanying beautiful and sweet illustrations, this charming picture book explores ideas of personal space and sharing in a way that even very young children can enjoy. Pippa Goodhart is an award winning bestselling author, known for the Winne the Witch series and her collaborations with Nick Sharratt. Among her inspirations are folktales from Scandinavia and the Scottish and Irish coastlines.
[...] the uncomplicated text and the humorous art combine to create a story appealing to all. [...] A sweetly balanced affirmation of the child's right to space. -Kirkus Reviews A particularly great read for children welcoming a new sibling, or starting school or nursery, Rebecca Crane's colourful illustrations have plain backgrounds, so can easily feel relevant to a child's own scenario. [...] fun and thoughtful [...] -The Guardian The perfect book for everyone that sometimes needs a little quiet and their own space. -Jesica DeHart, The Wandering Bookseller What a little rabbit wants a space all his own, he creates a very big circle around himself to keep everyone out. Does it work? Does this make rabbit happy? With great text and illustrations this will be a fun book to read at storytime. -Nanci Booher, Multnomah County Library
Pippa Goodhart is an award winning bestselling author, known for the Winne the Witch series and her collaborations with Nick Sharratt. She currently teaches at Cambridge University's Institute for Continued Education. Rebecca Crane was born in Aberdeen and now lives in Australia. She studied illustration at Edinburgh University, followed by an MA in Character Animation at Central Saint Martins in London (graduating in 2015). Her work so far has been a combination of freelancing, teaching illustration to high school students and backstage work at a number of art festivals and theatres. Among her inspirations are folktales from Scandinavia and the Scottish and Irish coastlines.