Author(s): Chris Haughton
Little Owl must be more careful when he is sleeping - uh-oh He has fallen from his nest, & with a bump he lands on the ground. Where is his mummy? With the earnest assistance of his new friend Squirrel, Little Owl sets off in search of her, & meets a sequence of other animals.
Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Picture Books Category 2012.
A captivating debut from one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators ... is exceptional for its endearing and expressive characterisation, distinctive stylised figures, and unusual palette of ochre, orange, purple, turquoise and indigo, like 1970s' curtains. It makes you smile. -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times It's endearing, and has beautiful pictures and easy-to-follow themes. Little Buttons Has a distinctive look and a charm all its own. Small children can enjoying being one step ahead of squirrel's clues and spotting small creatures in silhouette against the flat, saturated colour and stylised trees. -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times This stunning picture book from rising Irish star Chris Haughton is one of the top picks of the year. Sunday Business Post A distinctive and elegant book, best for reading aloud snuggled up in bed. Daily Mail
Chris Haughton is a freelance illustrator and designer from Ireland. He has been working in London as an illustrator for the past five years. He is well known for his work with Fair Trade and People Tree.