When the weather turns bad in the bric-a-brac shop, Stripy Horse & his friends must save the day. With the help of Muriel Hermann, & their new friend, Ella the flamingo-shaped umbrella, they must get to the bottom of this tropical storm before poor Roly & Pitch the salt & pepper pots get washed away.
Jim Helmore and Karen Wall Jim and Karen live in South London. Karen still works as a textile designer when she's not creating books, and Jim works in the publishing industry. They have won the picture book category of the Sheffield Book Award for their first book, Letterbox Lil (OUP), and received the silver Practical Parenting award for Who are you, Stripy Horse in 2007.