Author(s): Chloë Inkpen; Mick Inkpen
A seaside adventure from Zoe and BeansThe sun is out so Zoe and Beans and best friend Oscar are off on a trip to the seaside. They've got buckets and spades and they're ready to search for buried pirate treasure But digging is hard work and treasure is hard to find. It looks like it's up to clever Beans to sniff some out. Children will love joining in the hunt for pirate treasure in this sunny, fun-filled seaside story.
Zoe and Friends get digging in this seaside treat that serves up an appealing mix of fun, friendship and a little bit of magic from the father-daughter duo. The Bookseller
Chloe Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap her English Literature course for a degree in Visual Communication at Glasgow School of Art. She spent her final year specialising in children's book illustration and was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration 2008. She has now published 6 picture book stories in the Zoe and Beans series, working with her father, Mick Inkpen. Chloe lives in London.
Mick Inkpen is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for 'Threadbear' and the British Book Award twice, for 'Penguin Small' and 'Lullabyhullaballoo' and Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film in 1998. I wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter work together in a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Mick lives in Suffolk.