Author(s): Chris Wormell
Scruffy Bear sees a red ball, and does what comes naturally - kicks it! But the ball is lost, high up in a tree, and the owners aren't very pleased. Never fear, plucky Scruffy Bear can climb trees. Even very, very high trees with all kinds of cross creatures in them.
One plucky bear. One lost ball. One tall tree. All the ingredients for a Scruffy Bear adventure! A follow-up to the award-winning Scruffy Bear and the Six White Mice.
Chris Wormell is a self-taught artist, and the winner of the Ragazza Prize at Bologna in 1991. Two Frogs won the Nestle Bronze Award, Molly and the Night Monster was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and One Smart Fish won the Booktrust Early Years Awards Best Picture Book. His books include George and the Dragon and The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit which was recently adapted into a stage play. In addition to his children's books, Chris undertakes other illustration work including advertising campaigns, packaging, a set of Royal Mail stamps and a collection of four covers for the same issue of Time Out magazine, featuring traditional British pub signs. Chris lives in North London with his wife and children.