Tim Hopgood, Collins Big Cat avec It Was a Cold Dark Night: Band 03/Yellow (Collins Big Cat)
Ned the hedgehog is looking for a home in the cold, dark forest. He needs somewhere warm and cosy to sleep, but all he keeps finding are other creatures' homes: rabbits', foxes', owls', bats'. Will he ever find a snug safe bed of his own? This beautiful book is written and illustrated by award-winning author and illustrator Tim Hopgood. / Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language / Text type: A story with predictable structure and patterned language. / A map of the forest on pages 14-15 shows Ned's journey and all the animals he encounters along the way. / Curriculum links: Knowledge and understanding of the World
Tim Hopgood has won many awards, including the Cambridgeshire 'Read It Again!' Award and the 2008 Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Emerging Illustrator. He was also shortlisted for the Booktrust Pre-School Award in 2009. Tim studied Illustration at Kingston University, and as a freelance illustrator his work has appeared in Tatler, Harpers & Queen and GQ as well as commissions for the Institute of Contemporary Art and the National Portrait Gallery.