Where Willy Went
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Where Willy Went

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Another timeless classic from the creator of Father Christmas Needs A Wee! and The Queen's Knickers. Willy is a little sperm who lives inside Mr Browne. The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and they all want the same prize - an egg. It's lucky Willy is such a good swimmer ...Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way. A Godsend for any parent faced with awkward questions.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 196 x 266 x 8mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Full Colour
  • 0099456486
  • 9780099456483
  • 94

About Nicholas Allan

Nicholas Allan studied Fine Art at the Slade and has completed an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His highly original picture books have won him several awards including the Sheffield Children's Book Award for The Queen's Knickers and the Federation of Children's Books Best Picture Book Award for Demon Teddy. He lives in Lambeth in a converted pub.show more

Review quote

"Frank and funny ... Takes young children, skipping and whooping, out from under the gooseberry bush" Independent "Likeably frank ... Truthful and informative ... Use it as a springboard for your own elaboration and discussion" Daily Telegraph "A wonderful way to introduce the facts of life to young children in a non-threatening, accessible way" Right Start "The facts of life are presented to young readers in an accessible format, helped by Nicholas Allan's humorous illustrations" Waterstones Books Quarterly "Hilariously funny, warm, endearing and totally non-threatening - this small masterpiece presents the facts of life to young children in a unique but totally accessible way. A godsend for any parent faced with awkward questions" Parents Newsshow more

Review Text

"The facts of life are presented to young readers in an accessible format, helped by Nicholas Allan's humorous illustrations"show more

Back cover copy

Willy is a little sperm who lives inside Mr Browne with 300 million other sperm, but not for much longer . . . The Great Swimming Race is fast approaching and there is only one prize. Willy knows he will have to practise every day and be a super speedy swimmer to beat all the others and win the magical egg . . . Find out what happens, and where Willy went in Nicolas Allan's hilariously funny story about the facts of life. "I adored Where Willy Went - it's so funny and clever and touching" Jacqueline Wilson "Frank and funny. Takes young children, skipping and whooping, out from under the gooseberry bush" Independent "Fresh, original and imaginative" Guardian Education "Original and humorous, informative and accessible for five to seven year-olds" Times Educational Supplement "Thanks to Allan's friendly characters and lifelike setting, it's as much an enjoyable story as a lesson in how to make babies" Juniorshow more

Rating details

191 ratings
3.99 out of 5 stars
5 41% (79)
4 27% (52)
3 23% (44)
2 6% (12)
1 2% (4)
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