A funny rhyming story with phonic repetition and colourful illustrations specially designed to help children learn to read. “Goodbye!” cries Raccoon, “I’m off to the moon. I’ll be back by lunchtime, or late afternoon.” Goose grins and she giggles. “You foolish Raccoon!” Simple, rhyming text helps children to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.
Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.