A joyful, humorous rhyming tale about how friends lift each other up, from the creators of the internationally bestselling I'm Sticking With You and I'm Sticking With You Too.
Much-loved characters Bear and Squirrel are back and it's time to party! Squirrel is the expert at throwing parties and knows exactly what to do to make this the biggest and best EVER, but Bear isn't so sure and is feeling a bit shy. Can the two friends find a way to work through their worries and wobbles and stick together?
This beautifully written, gorgeously illustrated new I'm Sticking With You story is the perfect book for showing how you're never truly lost when you have a great friend by your side.
Praise for I'm Sticking With You: "Gloriously illustrated, with a captivating rhyme and rhythm, this celebration of friendship is as relevant to adults as children and has future classic stamped all over it" Daily Mail "Deftly humorous images and warmly rhyming text make for a lovely book to cuddle up with" The Guardian "With comical, bold images, this rhyming picturebook is a timely, tender reminder that if sometimes we need a bit of space from our loved ones, it doesn't mean we love them any the less" The Sunday Times
Also by Smriti Halls and Steve Small: I'm Sticking With You I'm Sticking With You Too
Smriti Halls Is the internationally bestselling author of over 30 books for children. Before becoming a full time writer in 2012, she worked in children's publishing and television. She's now been published in more than 30 languages from Arabic to Afrikaans and from Catalan to Korean. She lives in London, UK with her husband and three children.
Steve Small has worked in animation for over 30 years as a director, designer and animator. The work has varied from working on Disney features to designing and directing shorts, TV series and commercials. His highly acclaimed book illustration work includes two books written by Smriti Halls: I'm Sticking With You and I’m Sticking With You Too, and his picture books as both author and illustrator: The Duck Who Didn’t Like Water and Wellington’s Big Day Out. Steve lives in London and when he’s not painting and drawing you’ll likely find him feeding the crows on Blackheath common.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (February 2, 2023)
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