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The Welcome Cookies

by Kaye Baillie and Kirrili Lonergan
Hardback
Publication Date: 04/09/2024

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Everyone enjoys the cosiness and friendliness of their favourite café . But what happens when the place you love suddenly changes?

Mabel loves visiting Miss Plums Sugar Plum Café and drawing pictures for the arty-smarty wall. But one day, Mabel finds the café under renovation by someone new. She misses her favourite café, and she misses Miss Plums smiles. One day, the café reopens, and Mabel reluctantly visits there with her mother. Will this new place provide Mabel with the same joy she felt in the old place? And how will Mabel accept its differences?

In The Welcome Cookies, Mabel witnesses what she perceives to be the destruction of a place she loved. The story shows how even though we can sometimes mourn the loss of a place and miss seeing people, if we open ourselves to new things, it can mean new beginnings and a chance for new friendships to develop. The story also shows how a child has the power to make someone feel special and welcome.

With sensitive illustrations that give life to Mabels emotional responses, this book will have young and old alike wanting to visit their local café to taste the welcome cookies.

ISBN:
9781922539502
9781922539502
Category:
Cooking & food (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
04-09-2024
Language:
English
Publisher:
Exisle Publishing Pty Limited
Country of origin:
Australia
Dimensions (mm):
245x255mm
Kaye Baillie

After earning a Diploma in Professional Writing and Editing, Kaye Baillie followed her passion for picture books and storytelling, committed to her goal of becoming a full time children’s author and has several picture and chapter books published in her native Australia.

She is an active member and the Assistant Co-ordinator of SCBWI Victoria, Australia and is a member of the Children’s Book Council of Australia. She lives in a coastal town in Australia with her family.

Kirrili Lonergan

Kirrili Lonergan is a children’s book illustrator and mother of four. She has illustrated several picture books (Lessons of a LAC, Perfect Petunias, Brave, Grey-glasses-itis and Dandelions) as well as created designs for clothes, prints and pottery.

She is the co-creator of the Lessons of a LAC school visit sessions and is currently completing her Diploma in Art Therapy. She is passionate about children’s needs due to her former years working as a pediatric nurse.

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