Author(s): Roisin Swales
Big and Little are the very best of friends. They do everything together! That is until one day, when Big suddenly hides away inside his shell ...Little tries every method to get Big to come out and play againhe bakes him his favorite cake, he even asks all of his friends for helpbut nothing seems to be working! What could possibly be wrong? Roisin Swales is an illustrator and animator based in Manchester. She was the winner of the World Wide Picture Book Illustration Competition in 2015 for her book Johnny Dolans Cat. "
"A refreshing story about friendship and the sensitive complexity of it at a level that even the youngest of children can appreciate. Sometimes what we all need is for those we love most to pause and just give us a hug for no reason in particular." - Wandering Bookseller "Tender and vibrant illustrations and a sweet, sweet friendship are a good start. What happens after Big hides?" -Jileen Moore, Square Books
Roisin Is an illustrator and animator based in Manchester. She has just graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2016 with a First Class Honours in Illustration with Animation. Her main focus is illustration for children's picture books, animation and character design. She was the winner of the World Wide Picture Book Illustration Competition in 2015 for her book "Johnny Dolans Cat" and her work was part of a travelling exhibition. She was also given a "Highly Commended" award from Macmillan Picture Books for her book "Why is Grandad Grumpy?" in 2016 and was part of an exhibition at Foyles in London. She lives at her tiny white house on a hill with two cats, her boyfriend, and her flock of ornamental birds.