Poppy’s Tail

Title: Poppy’s Tail
Author: Cate Douglas
Illustrator: Cate Douglas
Publisher: Bobbun Books (2017)
ISBN: 9781999719203
Poppy wonders what it would be like to have a tail. After dreaming of tails spiky like a crocodile, stripy like a tiger or fluffy like a bunny she settles on a rainbow tail. “This multicoloured dazzler would astonish everyone!” Poppy waggles, swirls, points and trails her colourful tail. She tickles her nose and dresses it in a fancy bow. “But best of all she’d use it to set a brand new trend for giving furry tail-hugs to all her tailless friends.”
*Thank you to Cate Douglas for providing a review copy.
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