THAT'S NOT MY® series
That's not my penguin...
Five delightful penguins to meet, with velvety wings, silky heads, shiny beaks and rubbery feet. Very young children will love the textures to touch and feel on every page and joining in with the repetitive, rhyming text. Finalist in the Richard & Judy Galaxy British Book Awards.
“This range of touchy-feely books have been baby and toddler must-haves for 20 years.”
160 x 160mm
Illustrator: Rachel Wells
Fiona Watt is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She graduated from Exeter University with a Bachelor of Education in Art and Design. She taught for three years at a primary school in Kent, before spending two years at a British school in The Netherlands. She started working at Usborne in 1989 and has written and edited hundreds of books including baby and novelty, sticker, art and craft, cookery, science and activity books. She has written all the titles in the award-winning 'That's not my….' series and many in the highly successful Sticker Dolly Dressing series. She is the sixth biggest-selling UK children's author, with over 10 million of her books sold in the UK since records began.
Winner - Prima Baby Bronze Award
Shortlisted - Richard and Judy Galaxy Children's Book of the Year 2008
and winner of the 0-5 category.
This range of touchy-feely books have been baby and toddler must-haves for 20 years.
These wonderful books are awesome for helping children to develop. The stories are perfectly interactive and their simplicity means even the youngest readers will enjoy them and relate to them.
The hardwearing pages, simple illustrations, repetition and lovely touchy-feely elements to each page make the [That's not my...] books ideal for reading with your child.
Unlike other board books, there are swatches of different textures on each page designed to encourage your little one to explore and play independently.
That's My Baby blog
I’m a huge fan of the That’s not my… series of books. I don’t know anyone who can resist opening these to run their fingers over the different panels before saying ‘wow, that is really fuzzy/soft/shiny’. They’re another example of a book that’s great for any age so can be shared with babies or older siblings too.
Children’s Books Ireland BookFest Recommended Reading Guide
"That's not my penguin..."
Ever since his Grandma bought this book, my 11 month old son has thoroughly enjoyed it! He knows exactly where all the touchy/feely bits are in the book. I thought I'd check your website to see if there were anymore to collect and thank goodness there are! Grandma will be pleased!
Claire Fitchett, 5th May 2008