Will You Be My Friend?

By Sam McBratney

Illustrated by Anita Jeram

Little Nutbrown Hare soon came to Cloudy Mountain. What a surprise he found there in the heather! A gentle, heart-warming tale from the creators of the much loved storybook classic, Guess How Much I Love You. Now available as a delightful board book!

Little Nutbrown Hare has gone exploring on his own. Off he hops along the path until he reaches Cloudy Mountain. What a surprise he finds there in the heather! It's Tipps, a snow hare, and she has a question for him: Will you be my friend? From the iconic author and illustrator duo Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram comes an enchanting tale that celebrates the playful curiosity of little ones and the magic of making new friends.

Categories: Character and Series

For readers aged: 1+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Case Bound Board Book
  • ISBN: 9781529514988
  • Published: 04 Jan 2024
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 150 x 180 mm
  • Pages: 26

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Customer reviews


'"This board book will be a treat for lovers of the internationally acclaimed ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ by the same author and illustrator… This is a simple story about learning to be confident, imaginative and careful when exploring. Most importantly, it focusses on the pleasure of finding a new friend and spending time getting to know one another.' The Letterpress Project

'A wonderful follow up book from ‘Guess how much I love you’. I can see this becoming a firm favourite in our nursery book box. A lovely little story.' Toppsta Reviewer

'Lovely short story for young readers.' Toppsta Reviewer

'A gentle, playful story and I can see this being a big hit with fans of the first book, or even people who are new to the world of children's books.' Toppsta Reviewer

'very sweet board book with a lovely theme about friendship. My nearly 4 year old enjoyed the story, especially when the two hares dig themselves a big hole! A nice example of friendship and making fun games together in the outdoors.' Toppsta Reviewer

'What a beautiful book to share about the importance of friends. The illustrations are lovely and the quality of the book is so nice. Would definitely recommend.' Toppsta Reviewer

'A delightful reunion with beloved characters Little and Big Nutbrown Hare from "Guess How Much I Love You." The book captivated my little one with its beautiful illustrations. Through the adorable little hare's adventures, I found it a great way to make my son aware of his own reflections and shadows, adding a layer of introspection to the narrative.' Toppsta Reviewer

'If you enjoyed the original then this will not disappoint. It is lovely to see the familiar characters back but this time on the hunt for a new friend.' Toppsta Reviewer

'Charming really is the word for this, smiles were had at the playful fun the two young hares have together, and at the sweet ending. There isn't too much text for the youngest at bedtime, and it's a lovely little lesson about exploring, making friends and finding common ground.' Toppsta Reviewer

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