FUN THINGS TO DO

Simona Dimitri who illustrated Amy's Slippers, Nigel Baines who illustrated Sophie’s Timepiece, and Nick Schon who illustrated Wait a Minute, Ruby! have generously said that I may use pictures from these books in this section.

If you would like to see more of their illustrations you will find Simona’s on her Web Site Nick’s on his Web Site or follow Nigel on Twitter.

DRAW YOUR OWN PICTURE (and add words if you like)

If you have read about Amy or Sophie or Ruby you may like to draw and/or write about: 

WHERE I WOULD LIKE TO GO IF I HAD SLIPPERS LIKE AMY’S

WHERE I WOULD LIKE TO GO IF I HAD A WATCH LIKE SOPHIE’S TIMEPIECE

DRAW YOUR OWN 'I WISH I WAS ...... PICTUREWHAT I WOULD LIKE TO BE

DRAW YOUR OWN 'I WISH I WAS ......' PICTURE

You don’t need to do what Ruby did, but you can still have your dreams and draw your own 'I wish I was ….' picture -  Click on the Picture to Print (don't forget to draw yourself in the box)

WHAT’S MISSING?
Look at the two pictures, A and B, and see if you can SPOT THE DIFFERENCES.  What’s missing from Picture B? See if you can find the FOUR missing things.   

AMY’S SLIPPERS

What's Missing - Amy's SlippersWhat's Missing - Amy's Slippers

 

SOPHIE’S TIMEPIECE

What's Missing - Sophie's TimepieceWhat's Missing - Sophie's Timepiece

 

WAIT A MINUTE, RUBY!

What's Missing - Wait A Minute, Ruby!What's Missing - Wait A Minute, Ruby!

ANSWERS - Go to the end of THINGS FOR YOUNG READERS TO DO

PICTURES TO COLOUR

If you would like to colour in the pictures drawn by Simona, Nigel and Nick then print out the black and white line drawings by clicking on the picture links.

AMY’S SLIPPERS (illustrations by Simona Dimitri)

Amy's Slippers Colouring In Picture OneAmy's Slippers Colouring In Picture TwoAmy's Slippers Colouring In Picture Three

SOPHIE’S TIMEPIECE (illustrations by Nigel Baines)

Sophie's Timepiece Colouring In Picture OneSophie's Timepiece Colouring In Picture TwoSophie's Timepiece Colouring In Picture Three

WAIT A MINUTE, RUBY! (illustrations by Nigel Schon) - Click on the Picture to Print

WAIT A MINUTE, RUBY! - Colouring In Picture OneWAIT A MINUTE, RUBY! - Colouring In Picture TwoWAIT A MINUTE, RUBY! - Colouring In Picture Three

CHOOSE A NAME

Choose a name for the cat in Amy’s Slippers

Choose a name for the cat in Wait a Minute, Ruby!

Choose a name for the two goats in Sophie’s Timepiece

If you would like to send the names to me I would love to know what ideas you have!

See Contact Me for how to get in touch.

 


 

ANSWERS to What’s Missing?:

AMY’S SLIPPERS
1. No doll falling out of Amy’s bag.
2. No patch on the boy’s shorts.
3.The heart is missing from the slipper on the left of the picture.
4. No curtains in the window on the right of the picture.

SOPHIE’S TIMEPIECE
1. No pencil on Sophie’s bedside cupboard.
2. No ribbon on Sophie’s hair.
3. The timepiece is missing.
4. The doll has only one sock on.

WAIT A MINUTE, RUBY!
1. No blue stripes on Ruby’s top.
2. No bicycle tyre peeping out from the side of the shed.
3. No chimney on the house behind the shed.
4. No stripes on the cat.