Forty years after publication this much-loved classic is as popular as ever. Ingenious die-cut holes bring this well-known nursery rhyme to life, and Pam Adams' illustrations lend humour and vibrancy to the proceedings.
It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters - there's a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called 'Beware' for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for hospitalised Humpty Dumpty and three more surprise envelopes containing letters, cards, etc.
Whenever Picasso does something different, people say, "No! Picasso!" But Picasso doesn't listen. Instead, he says . . . He paints all-blue pictures, all-pink pictures, plus pictures from the front and side all at the same time! He makes art out of bike bits and he can draw pictures in less than 60 seconds! But he still wants to be different . . .
The shoemaker and his wife just love dancing the night away! But when they run out of money, it seems their dancing days are over. Then one morning, they find the most magnificent pair of shoes. But who has made them . . . and why?