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Laura Dockrill & Sandhya Prabhat

Laura and Sandhya are the author and illustrator of Punk Rocker Poodle a funky anarchic picture book full of attitude and modelled on the average terrible toddler!

Laura Dockrill is an award winning author and illustrator. She has written thirteen books for children and young adults as well as What Have I Done?, her first book for adults. She has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of The Year Prize, long listed for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. She has earned plaudits like ‘Top 10 literary Talent’ from The Times. Laura has appeared on a host of TV programmes; CBeebies, Blue Peter, Newsnight and BBC Breakfast to name a few. Her radio prowess spans across the entire BBC network, having performed works on Radio 1 through 6 including Woman’s Hour and Open Book. She has written for the BFI, BBC Radio, Channel 4, The British Council, The Young Vic and the National Theatre. Laura is on the advisory panel at The Ministry Of Stories, and has judged many literary prizes including the John Betjeman Poetry Prize, BBC National Short Story Prize and the BAFTA Children’s Prize. Her debut children’s poetry collection, My Mum’s Growing Down, was published by Faber.

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Sandhya Prabhat is an Independent Animator and Illustrator based in the Bay Area, California and is from Chennai, India. She holds an MFA Degree in Animation and Digital Arts from NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature from Stella Maris College. She has illustrated various picture books including I Am Brown and Ignore the Trolls.

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Punk Rocker Poodle

This punk rocker poodle is full of attitude – modelled on the average terrible toddler!

No school.
No THANKS.
No. NO. NO!

Laura Dockrill’s inimitable style of poetic rap is brilliantly suited to this romp through the house and round and round the playgroup, as one little poodle demonstrates what fun it is to stomp and stamp and pout . . . that is until naptime, when all she really wants is a . . . CUDDLE!

‘A funky read-aloud rhyme.’ The Bookseller
‘Bursting with the grumps, fun, giggles and hugs.’ Armadillo Magazine
‘Colourful, hilarious and anarchic all in one go.’ Mini Travellers

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