As part of the new Let's Read Together collection, this sweet story of friendship introduces young readers to the values of empathy and teamwork.
One morning, Gruff the Grump meets a little rabbit clinging to a branch clutching a "fallen star". The little rabbit is trying to rescue all the stars she keeps finding, and she needs a big, kind friend like Gruff to help. Gruff does not want a friend, but the little rabbit is determined...
Let's Read Together is an ideal series to share special reading time with a child while introducing important gentle lessons. The series explores a variety of topics, including friendship, acceptance, teamwork, and empathy, all the while encouraging the development of language and reading skills.
About the Author
Steve Smallman has taken up writing his own stories after illustrating children's books for over 30 years. He also teaches illustration and mural-painting workshops in schools. When he's not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening, and walking in the countryside.
Cee Biscoe studied Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, earning an MA in 2007. She lives in Suffolk with her husband and a small yard full of wildlife, many of which creep and crawl their way into her illustrations.