Author(s): Cheryl Orsini
'Everyone's home, there's no school today. There's so much to do. Come on, let's play! The grown-ups hide, and the kids all seek. First we count to a hundred - and promise not to peek!' You don't have to go out to have an adventure, a day at home can be just as busy and exciting as any trip away. From pillow forts and painting to a living-room concert and a bedtime story, this busy family shows how it's easy to fill the day with fun! Cheryl Orsini's gorgeous watercolour and gouache illustrations capture all the liveliness and warmth of family life. PRAISE for Cheryl Orsini's previous books: 'Cheryl Orsini's absolutely divine illustrations are some of my favourite in a picture book this year. From the endpapers, through the book proper and the covers, too, her utterly whimsical illustrations are so eye-engaging, it's a delight to turn each page and witness a new surprise.' blog.boomerangbooks.com.au on POM POM 'Little kids love to move and race and dig, and this book by illutsrator Orsini will help them with just that. A great book to share with little ones just before sending them out to play in the backyard, it vividly depicts how all sorts of machines move and work ...Orsini beautifully creates a lively game of pretend, with bright colours and movement providing inspiration for active outdoor games. ' Weekend West, Perth on THE ABC BOOK OF CARS, TRAINS, BOATS AND PLANES
Cheryl Orsini has illustrated more than fifteen children s books, including LET'S DO IT, CARS, THE ABC BOOK OF TRAINS, BOATS AND PLANES (ABC Books) and POM POM (Viking/Penguin). Her work also regularly appears in magazines and exhibitions. She lives in Sydney's eastern suburbs.