I Will Not Wear Pink nominated for Kate Greenaway 2017

October 20, 2016

I Will Not Wear Pink has been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017.

English Association review I Will Not Wear Pink

September 22, 2016

What a coup for this newly established publishing house - a new book from this winning and vastly experienced mother/daughter team. It bears all their hallmarks: exuberant, playful language, humour, endearing illustrations and it is a joy to read aloud

Margaret Pemberton reviews Seal Children & I Will Not Wear Pink

August 04, 2016

Margaret Pemberton use to run the Schools Library Service in Bristol and continues to recommend books to schools in the area. Read what she has to say about I Will Not Wear Pink and The Seal Children.

Parents in Touch review I Will Not Wear Pink

July 15, 2016

"Plunkett has been invited to a party by Priscilla - but he must wear pink. Never, he says. Riotous rhyming text sees Plunkett in all sorts of pink... and finally he discovers that there is one shade of pink that is just perfect. Happily, Priscilla agrees with Plunkett and the two pigs fly happily away... all in pink! Just be yourself, and all will be perfect, is the theme of this entertaining story."   

5 stars for Kangaroo Kisses & I Will Not Wear Pink

July 14, 2016

Read what Books for Keeps has to say about Kangaroo Kisses and I Will Not Wear Pink in these 5-star reviews.

Armadillo Magazine reviews I Will Not Wear Pink

July 14, 2016

"Whether you are five or fifty you are sure to enjoy reading this exhilarating and amusing story together."

Booktrust on I Will Not Wear Pink

July 07, 2016

Booktust reviews I Will Not Wear Pink  by Joyce and Polly Dunbar.

Dolphin Book Blog reviews Otter-Barry titles

June 16, 2016

Read what the Dolphin Book Blog has to say about Otter-Barry Books' Spring titles: The Seal Children, The Princess and the Castle, Immi, I Will Not Wear Pink, Zim Zam Zoom! and Kangaroo Kisses.

Booktrust's best books for June

May 31, 2016

Poetry title, Zim Zam Zoom! and Jackie Morris' The Seal Children selected for the Booktrust's Best Books for June. 

Read it Daddy reviews

May 04, 2016

"Checking out Otter Barry Books, we're in absolute awe of their first batch of titles" Read it Daddy reviews The Princess and the Castle, Zim Zam Zoom and The Seal Children

Red Reading Hub reviews I Will Not Wear Pink

May 04, 2016

"Altogether a bravura performance by mother and daughter. One gets the impression that both Joyce and Polly Dunbar had an equally terrific time creating this gloriously dotty, thoroughly upbeat celebration of being yourself."

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How The Borks Became

Jonathan Emmett

Illustrated by Elys Dolan

How The Borks Became
 

A gentle and humorous way of introducing the concept of evolution to young children.


Borks live on a planet quite like our own Earth. They have shaggy yellow fur and long thin necks. But once they had short blue
fur and almost no necks at all.


How could this happen? Well, it didn't come about all at once ...


Jonathan Emmett tells a delightful story in verse about the Borks and all the things that happened to make them gradually look
quite different, while still remaining Borks. And by the end of the story, the reader will have a very good notion of how Evolution
by natural selection works.

How The Borks Became

HB : May 2018

£11.99

275 x 240mm

32 pages : Age 5+

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Fiona Noble picks How The Borks Became

A funny, accessible introduction to the concept of evolution and natural selection, using the fantastical creature of the Planet Charlebob. Dolan’s pictures are a riot.

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