Author(s): Tim Hopgood
Frankie and his parents live a quiet life. Frankie's dad reads for hours in silence. His mum sits upstairs with the crossword. But when Frankie decides to learn the trumpet, everything begins to change. Not only can Frankie hear the sounds he makes - he can see and smell them too! And the more he plays, the more infectious his music becomes...A warm and uplifting story about family, noise and colour, featuring stunning artwork with a retro charm that will appeal to all ages.
Tap, clap and dance along with Frankie and his magical trumpet!
Wonderfully warm, cheerful and eloquent ... a treat Financial Times Gloriously uplifting Daily Mail Truly inspired and infectiously optimistic -- this book is irresistible Carousel Musical magic on the page ... fantastic! Booktrust
Tim Hopgood worked as a graphic designer and freelance illustrator before turning his hand to children's books. His book Here Comes Frankie won him the Best Emerging Illustrator category at the Early Years Awards 2008 and received critical acclaim. Tim's popular first concepts books, Hooray For Hoppy: A First Book of Senses,Wow Said the Owl: A First Book of Colours and Tip Tap Went the Crab: A First Book of Counting are also published by Macmillan. Tim is married with two children and lives in the centre of York.