Author(s): Pat Hutchins
Rosie is on the lookout for her lost baby chick in this funny and surprising companion to the beloved picture book, Rosie's Walk, by author-illustrator Pat Hutchins.
Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn't there. But watch out Rosie There's someone following you, and it's not just your baby chick
It's lovely to see Rosie back again Daily Post Fun for everyone Primary Times It's a real pleasure to see Pat Hutchins' follow-up picture book Reading Zone A fascinating exercise in returning to your past Tyger Tale The Sixties palette manages to look bright and appealing and Hutchins's illustrations still look really stylish Books For Keeps A charming, sweet and funny book about a hen who's lost her chick huffingtonpost.co.uk Rather funny Bookwitch Young children will love the 'look behind you' storyline, and this deceptively simple tale, packed with visual detail, should become as popular as the first Rosie adventure The Daily Mail Pat Hutchins is the Harper Lee of children's books...Hutchins' nostalgic illustrations and careful words keep the smallest chicks engaged to the end. The Times Bravo, Pat Hutchins, you have not lost your exquisite touch! School Librarian This sequel to the iconic Rosie's Walk is infused with the same gentle, ironic visual humour ... Highly recommended Carousel Where have you been all these years, Rosie? Welcome back, and hello to your little chick. Kirkus Hutchins reprises her hand-drawn style and autumnal palette, with the action unspooling across the lower margin of the spreads against a backdrop of orchards and haystacks. This mild continuation stays so true to Rosie's Walk that it could've easily been published a few years after that book, instead of almost 50 Publishers Weekly A charming sequel to the classic Rosie's Walk and an appealing read-aloud for all collections School Library Journal This is a diverting outing, and adults and children who are fond of Rosie will especially enjoy this companion piece. BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Pat Hutchins has illustrated and written over fifty children's books. She won the Kate Greenaway Award in 1974 for The Wind Blew, and was shortlisted for the same award five years later for One-Eyed Jack. She presented the TV series Rosie and Jim and played the role of the artistic narrowboat owner for two years.