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The Hog, the Shrew and the Hullabaloo

Julia Copus

In this second delightful rhyming text from acclaimed poet Julia Copus Harry the Hog and his friend Candy Stripe Lil are kept awake by mysterious noises in the night…

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It was night in the village – a still, dark night –
and Harry the Hog was sleeping tight.
In her house at the foot of Piggyback Hill,
also asleep, was Candy Stripe Lil.
The second Harry and Lil story from acclaimed Faber poet Julia Copus, who has recently turned her hand to picture books for the first time! The tale of a hog – and his friend Candy Stripe Lil – kept awake by mysterious noises in the night is sure to delight adults and children alike.

Critic Reviews

A beautifully illustrated, laugh aloud book to share with age three and upwards

Irish Examiner

Julia Copus was born in London and now lives in Somerset. She has won First Prize in the National Poetry Competition and the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem (2010). She also writes for radio; her first play, Eenie Meenie Macka Racka, was awarded the BBC’s Alfred Bradley prize. She is a Lector for the Royal Literary Fund, and in…

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