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Win a Q&A with Katy Hudson!


Katy Hudson

What's your favourite thing about winter? 


A Loud Winter's Nap tells the tale of a sleepy tortoise who tries to find a quiet place to hibernate but instead keeps getting drawn into all the fantastic fun things winter has to offer. We want to find out what your pupils like best about winter too!


All your pupils need to do is draw or paint us a picture of their favourite thing about winter. 

Email your submissions to feedback@raintree.co.uk or post them to:

Emma Wright
Raintree Publishers
Meridian House
Sandy Lane West

All entries must be submitted by the 15th February.

The winner will be chosen by Katy herself! 

About Katy Hudson

Katy Hudson won the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award Gold in 2014 for her illustrations in the book Animal Teachers. Her debut picture book, Bear and Duck, received strong reviews, including a starred review from Kirkus.


Katy’s first picture book published with Curious Fox, Too Many Carrots, was the #1 bestselling picture book in the US for 3 weeks over Easter 2017. Katy lives in London.

What the readers have to say...

“A Loud Winter's Nap is a delightful, easy-to-read picture book with lovely illustrations… Highly recommend this adorable children's book.”
Reading with Beth Blog
“You will love the expressions on the animals faces and so will your child. There are so many wonderful creative details in the artwork.”
Dad of Divas' Blog

A Loud Winter's Nap

Every year Tortoise sleeps through winter. He assumes he isn’t missing much. However, his friends are determined to prove otherwise! Will Tortoise go to sleep or will his friends convince him to stay awake and experience the frosty fun of the season?


Best-selling author Katy Hudson's charming picture book will convince even the biggest grouch that winter can be magical if you have friends by your side.


To find out more about A Loud Winter's Nap, click here or take a look inside!


Too Many Carrots

Katy Hudson's #1 bestselling picture book.


Rabbit has too many carrots, which overtake his house. When he tries to move in with friends, more chaos ensues. Will Rabbit learn to change his selfish ways?


For more information on Too Many Carrots, click here.


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