Annette Rusling

18 children’s books by the writer

Katie Saunders knew she wanted to be an illustrator when she had a picture published in Twinkie Magazine at the age of five. Katie worked as a teacher before becoming a full-time illustrator. She enjoys working with bright colours and experimenting with textures to create cute characters that children will love. Katie's book, Touch and Explore: Little Frog, for Caterpillar Books was shortlisted for the 2012 Sheffield Children's Book Award in the Baby Book Award section. Annette was destined to work in books from a young age. As a precocious toddler she would read 'To Let' signs in the windows of office blocks and wonder why they didn't write something that looked a bit less like toilet. From there she graduated to being perpetually late for school as she had stayed awake too long reading. These days she spends her time editing and writing texts for exciting novelty books and being a bit more punctual.

3-5 years

No Time for Bed

Annette Rusling, Alison Edgson

No Time for Bed

Alfie Bear is just too busy to go to bed! This delightful tale follows Alfie on his many adventures. With canyons to cross and forts to guard, bedtime will just have to wait! Featuring a fantastic finale with light-up twinkly ...

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3-5 years

Jolly Snowmen

Annette Rusling, Ned Taylor

Jolly Snowmen

Five little snowmen on a winter's day looked at one another and wondered what to play...Count the jolly little snowmen in this adventurous rhyming tale, as one by one they skate, slide and slip away! Featuring tactile 3D ...

£8.99

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3-5 years

Red, Blue, Peek-a-Boo

Annette Rusling, Katie Saunders

Red, Blue, Peek-a-Boo

An ingenious colours game! This lift-the-flap colours book features peep-through holes to allow toddlers to guess what might lie beneath the flap. Name the coloured objects on the flap, then lift it up to see what they become! Bright and ...

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3-5 years

One, Two, Peek-a-Boo

Annette Rusling, Katie Saunders

One, Two, Peek-a-Boo

An ingenious lift-the-flap numbers book for curious counters! With flaps to lift that feature peep-through holes to count and give children a clue as to what lies beneath. The rhyme on each page to encourages toddlers to lift the flap ...

£7.99

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3+ years

My First Big and Little Book: Farm Baby

Annette Rusling

My First Big and Little Book: Farm Baby

See how much mummies and daddies care for their farm babies in this charming, double board book. This little book nestles inside the big book, allowing children to match the farm animals with their little ones!

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3+ years

My First Big and Little Book: Jungle Baby

Annette Rusling

My First Big and Little Book: Jungle Baby

See how much mummies and daddies care for their jungle babies in this charming, double board book. This little book nestles inside the big book, allowing children to match the jungle animals with their little ones!

£5.99

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3+ years

My First Touch and Feel: Kittens

Annette Rusling

My First Touch and Feel: Kittens

This first kitten book is packed with pictures of our favourite feline friends. With exciting touch-and-feel textures to stroke and fabulous kitten personalities, children will love getting to know these adorable cats!

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3+ years

My First Touch and Feel: Puppies

Annette Rusling

My First Touch and Feel: Puppies

This first puppy book is packed with pictures of our favourite pets. With exciting touch-and-feel textures to stroke and fantastic puppy personalities, children will love getting to know these adorable dogs!

£5.99

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