Johnny’s Beard

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Johnny’s Beard is magnificent and splendiferous, but is it amazing enough to help the forest animals get through the long cold winter? Johnny is obsessed with looking after his beautiful beard. When winter comes, he needs to decide how best to help his friends, even if it means giving up the one thing he loves the most. This engaging book introduces children to the musicality of words, the power of descriptive language and captures their imagination with illustrations that dance along the page.

SPECIFICATIONS: 238 x 238 mm | 9.5 x 9.5 inches | Hardback | 32 Pages

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

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Michelle Worthington is an award-winning author of empowering picture books for children. Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children’s Hardcover Fiction and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award for Children’s Literature and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture Books. Two of her picture books were listed on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables list. She is a real-life book fairy. Please visit Michelle’s website at to see further examples of her work.

Katrin Dreiling is a teacher-trained illustrator based in Brisbane who loves to come up with quirky creations that inspire children to get creative themselves. She has also provided the characters for animated university lectures and government staff coaching videos. Her passion, however, is to illustrate for children’s books and work creatively in a team. Her first picture book The World’s Worst Pirate written by Michelle Worthington was just announced CBCA Notable Book 2018. Please visit Katrin’s website at to see further examples of her exciting work.

Pinerolo review article
“When cold little animals need warmth they shelter in Johnny’s magnificent beard. He’s so generous that he makes a huge sacrifice to please them. An original and entertaining story.”

Buzz Words magazine article
“This is a fun story for children aged 4 – 8 years. The illustrations are colourful, lively and full of character. And who wouldn’t like a word such as “splendiferous!” My children liked this “funny story” so it comes recommended by experts!” Click here to read.