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Lilly Mae rhyming picture book by Sarah Mahfoudh and Ruth Thorp (paperback)

Lilly Mae rhyming picture book by Sarah Mahfoudh and Ruth Thorp (paperback)
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Description: paperback rhyming picture book

A story about a feisty little girl called Lilly Mae who lives on a cloud and changes the weather according to her moods. With its quirky rhyme and beautiful illustrations, Lilly Mae is sure to charm parents and children alike.

Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Raw Mixture Publishing, UK (Feb 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0-9928647-3-6

Age range - 2-5 years or (0 - 120 years depending how grown up you feel!)

Product Dimensions: 210 x 210mm

Printed by Gomer Press Ltd. in Wales, UK on paper from sustainable sources

All text copyright Sarah Mahfoudh 2015. All images copyright Ruth Thorp 2015.


Inspiration for the Lilly Mae character came from Sarah's daughter (now nearly 3) who was a tiny baby and from a collection of card designs Ruth had been working on. Sarah remembers seeing the little figure figure with an umbrella on one of the cards:

'Something about her struck me; I think she reminded me somehow of my little girl.

On the way home from Bath, driving along the winding valley road, with a beautiful green landscape dropping away on one side and a vast, steely-grey sky rising up to fill the space, the character of Lilly Mae and her opening rhyme just popped into my head:

"Lilly Mae is very proud
because she lives upon a cloud
and from her home high in the sky
she chooses weather for you and I."'

The rhyme seemed to soothe her, so Sarah carried on and by the time she got home she already had the first draft of her story. She emailed Ruth the next day to ask whether she would like to create a children’s book with her and so you have it!

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