This little girl just can't imagine what her life would be like if her mum was abducted by aliens...Who would be there to do all those wonderful things that mums do? Like surprise her with special cakes, wake her up with a big smile, and take her on great days out...It would be certainly be different...but would life ever be the same? Find out in this glorious celebration of mums!
Gillian Shields was born in Yorkshire and read English at Cambridge. After university she studied acting in London. She then taught drama for several years. Having children gave Gillian her first motivation to write stories for them. She is married and has a young son and a grown-up daughter. She lives in East Sussex. This will be her first picture book for Gullane Children's Books. Liz Pichon studied graphic design then worked in the music industry as a designer and art director. After freelancing for a while, she then turned her talented hand to children's books and has had many titles published since. In 2004 she won the Nestle Smarties Silver book prize for My Big Brother Boris. Liz lives with her husband and three children in Brighton.