I'm Big Now
January 5th 2017 | Andersen Press | Hardbacks
A toddler tale for every big brother or sister, I'm Big Now is the latest offering from an award-winning author-artist team. Georgie Birkett’s bright, lively art and Anthea Simmons’ lyrical text is a dream combination.
It’s tough when you’re not the baby of the family anymore! When you are big, you’re not the baby any more, but sometimes you want to do the baby things you used to do before! In this funny journey of discovery, one little girl decides to try out being a baby again, but discovers it is more fun being the big sister of the family...
Author Anthea Simmons is a vicar’s daughter and the eldest of six children. She grew up in Cornwall where she was pony and book-mad. After a highly-successful City career, she retired to the country to bring up her son, ride, garden, write, paint and teach. Artist Georgie Birkett completed her degree in Graphic Design and Illustration at the University of Brighton in 1996. She has since illustrated many books published all over the world and in 2008 she won the Best Baby Book 2008 in the Booktrust Early Years Awards for Is This My Nose?