The Pink Cricket

Author(s): Giles Andreae

Picture Books

A charming and heart-warming story from Giles Andreae, creator of Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton.


The Pink Cricket


Two things are true about crickets: they are GREEN and they play the VIOLIN. So when one cricket said he was a DRUMMER, all the other crickets LAUGHED. (He was also PINK.) "Crickets can no more play the drums than FISH can play football . . . PINKY!" they jeered. And so begins a story about FOLLOWING your DREAMS – a joyous little treasure for the whole family to share. World of Happy . . . because life is FUN!


Giles Andreae’s World of Happy series is more joyful and anarchic than anything you have ever read before. The Pink Cricket contains the same playful, quirky sense of humour that made Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton global brands.

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Product Information

Giles Andreae is the creator of the bestselling brands Purple Ronnie and The Interesting Thoughts of Edward Monkton. He has also had many children's books published, including Rumble in the Jungle and The Lion Who Wanted to Love, which won the Red House Best picture book in 1998, as did Pants in 2003. Recently Giles has written the Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs series of picture books, but it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is perhaps best known. Giles's three main creations, Purple Ronnie, Edward Monkton and his children's books have sold, between them, over 100 million greetings cards, 6 million books and GBP 250 million of merchandise.

General Fields

  • : 9781405258401
  • : Egmont Books, Limited
  • : Egmont Books Ltd
  • : January 2011
  • : 160mm X 160mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Giles Andreae
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : full colour illustrations throughout