Winning Year: 2008
Illustrator: Emily Gravett
Title: Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears

Original Publisher: Macmillan
Current Publisher: Macmillan
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780230016194
In Print

Little Mouse is afraid of almost everything. We learn about all his phobias, from his fear of creepy crawlies to his fear of clocks, dogs, cats and shadows. The only thing that makes him feel better is that human beings actually seem to be afraid of him!


Emily Gravett is a graduate of Brighton University and the winner of the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Her first book, Wolves, went on to win the 2005 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, the most prestigious award for children's illustration. She has won the Booktrust's Early Years Award in the Emerging Illustrator category. A former traveller, Emily now lives in Brighton with her partner and their young daughter.

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