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If I had a sleepy sloth (If I had a…)

Gabby Dawnay, Alex Barrow


A board book edition of this popular tale, which was read by David Schwimmer on CBeebies


In this charming trip of the imagination, a little girl delights in experiencing life at a slower pace as she shares her day with a sleepy sloth who moves so slowly, moss grows in his fur!

Through rollicking rhymes and bold, graphic illustrations, If I had a sleepy sloth imagines the positives and negatives of having a sloth for a pet and provides a welcome alternative to the fast pace of modern life by creating the time for readers to simply b-r-e-a-t-h-e.

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Book Details

Format: Board book

Size: 18.5 x 17.1 cm

Extent: 28 pp

Illustrations: 28

Publication date: 13 January 2022

ISBN: 9780500652855

About the Author

Gabby Dawnay is a writer and poet. She is a regular contributor to OKIDO magazine and a scriptwriter for children’s television. Alex Barrow, a London-based illustrator, is the art director for and a regular contributor to OKIDO magazine. Alex and Gabby are the duo behind the If I had a series, as well as A House for Mouse and A Song for Bear, all published by Thames & Hudson.