The Dawn Chorus

Author(s): Suzanne Barton

Picture Books

Peep awakes one morning to the sound of a beautiful song - but where is it coming from? It's the Dawn Chorus! And Peep is desperate to sing with them. But no matter how hard he tries, he just can't make it happen. Little does Peep know, he's just about to meet someone very special who will show him just how enchanting nightingales like him can be ...A heartfelt story, exceptionally illustrated by exciting new author-illustrator Suzanne Barton.


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A beautifully illustrated tale of a tiny nightingale desperate to belong, by an incredibly talented debut author-illustrator

Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Best Illustrated Book 2015.

Suzanne Barton originally studied Psychology at University, but with a passion for illustration she later undertook a BA in Illustration and an MA in Children's Book Illustration. Suzanne's influences include Japanese prints and illustrators she remembers from her childhood. Her artwork is a beautiful combination of collage, drawing and painting, and with a love of patterns and prints, Suzanne can often be found searching through vintage paper shops for inspiration. The Dawn Chorus is Suzanne's very first book. She lives in Oxford.

General Fields

  • : 9781408839225
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Suzanne Barton
  • : Paperback
  • : 32