Sarah McIntyre has created a witty and delightful series, the stories engaging and cute without being saccharine and the artwork clear and appealing, that's guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

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Vern and Lettuce

by Sarah McIntyre

Welcome to Pickle Rye, home of best friends Lettuce the rabbit and Vern the sheep. Join them for baking, birthdays, bunny-sitting and a quest for fame in the big city!

Vern and Lettuce reach for the stars, but danger is lurking just beneath their feet…

Hot on the heels of the best-selling picture book set in Pickle Rye, “The New Neighbours”,(David Fickling Books 2018), comes this welcome reprint featuring the much-loved superstars, Vern and Lettuce!

Besides her flamboyant hats and pointy spectacles, readers know Sarah McIntyre for her lively adventure stories and action packed illustrations. She writes and illustrates picture books and most recently has teamed up with Carnegie-winning write Phillip Reeve to produce illustrated longer stories, including ‘Oliver and the Seawigs’ and ‘Cakes in Space’. Her books have won many awards including the Leeds Graphic Novel Award for Vern and Lettuce, the Sheffield Children’s Book Award and the UKLA. Find out more about her and about the business of children’s books and peek at her sketchbooks over on her website and blog,

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  • Paperback 48pp £ 9.99
  • Publication date 01/08/2018
  • ISBN 978-0-9955553-7-2
  • Age 6-12 years old
  • Children's humour Comics