FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press)  http://www.emmaquay.com  

Friends for Keeps series

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
Dial Books for Young Readers, USA                     
Scholastic UK


Come and play with Panda, Sheep and Owl!
In these delightful, gentle stories, three friends share the simple adventures of playtime. Panda is bossy, Sheep is timid and Owl is shy, but their different personalities work perfectly together.

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Author and illustrator notes             


Annual APA Book Design Awards, 2010
Winner, Best Designed Children's Series

NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge   
K-2


Embracing the magic of everyday… A fun-filled journey, affirming ones special place in the world, this brand new series of books should not be missed!
— THE BENDIGO WEEKLY, June 2009

LET'S PLAY HOUSE by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series  http://www.emmaquay.com  

Let’s Play House

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
Dial Books for Young Readers, USA                   
Scholastic UK


Panda, Sheep and Owl are building a cubby house.
Will they all fit inside?       

Charming… would be a good book for sharing with under-fives.
✩✩✩✩ (An excellent book)
— JUNIOR PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May 2009

The beautifully illustrated and written books will quickly become your children’s favourites.
These Friends for Keeps are books for keeps.
— INparenting, June 2009

JUMP OVER THE PUDDLE by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series  http://www.emmaquay.co 

Let’s Play House

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
Dial Books for Young Readers, USA                   
Scholastic UK


‘Jump over the Puddle,’ say Owl and Sheep.
Will Sheep build up the courage to jump?

…a superb series for very young children.
✩✩✩✩ (An excellent book)
— JUNIOR PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May 2009
Perfect for the very young, this crazy cute story is all about simplicity. Read it out loud, revel in the frivolity and enjoy Emma Quay’s subtle but valuable lessons (not every fall ends in tears). Anna Walker’s gelato-coloured illustrations are delightful and each character’s personality emerges. The two companion titles (Yummy Ice-Cream, Let’s Play House) are just as entertaining.
— THE SUNDAY AGE, June 2009
delightful picture story books… Young children will love the simple text and appealing illustrations.
— THE BALLARAT COURIER, July 2009

YUMMY ICE-CREAM by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series  http://www.emmaquay.co 

Yummy Ice-Cream

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
Dial Books for Young Readers, USA                   
Scholastic UK
 

Panda and Sheep have ice-creams.
They look yummy.
Will Owl taste them?

A delightful story… Emma Quay has done a terrific job telling a story about friends and sharing with so few words. Readers will delight in the watercolour and collage pictures. The text and illustrations combine to make this an ideally suited book for children aged two to four years.
— JUNIOR PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May 2009
a beautiful little book
— INparenting, June 2009
…delivered with panache and abundant sweetness.
— PUBLISHER WEEKLY, April 2011
LET’S GO CAMPING by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series http://www.emmaquay.com 

Let’s Go Camping / Good Night, Sleep Tight

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
Dial Books for Young Readers, USA                   
 

Owl, Sheep and Panda are sleeping under the stars tonight…
What will they wish on a shooting star?

That Quay is able to say so much with so few words really highlights her skill as a writer for this age group—and these latest three titles display some of her strongest writing yet.
✩✩✩✩ (An excellent book)
— PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May/June 2010

DOTTY SPRINKLES by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series  http://www.emmaquay.com  

Dotty Sprinkles

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
 

Panda, Sheep and Owl like hundreds and thousands.
Sprinkle, sprinkle, sprinkle.
How much mess will they make?      

Their independent twist on cake decorating will make readers, young and old, laugh out loud.
✩✩✩✩ (An excellent book)
— PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May/June 2010
BIRTHDAY SURPRISE by Emma Quay and Anna Walker (Scholastic Press) FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series  http://www.emmaquay.com  

Birthday Surprise

WRITER
Emma Quay

ILLUSTRATOR
Anna Walker

PUBLISHER
Scholastic Press, Australia                     
 

It's Panda's birthday.
Owl and Sheep have a surprise.
What can it be?

Quite simply, these books are an exquisite visual delight.
✩✩✩✩ (An excellent book)
— PUBLISHER & BOOKSELLER, May/June 2010