Willy and the Cloud


From the former Children’s Laureate and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal comes a stunning and perceptive story about facing your fears.

One day Willy goes to the park. It’s a sunny day, but a cloud hovers over him and he can’t join in the fun. What can Willy do to make this mysterious cloud go away? Exceptional illustrations combined with the insightful story makes this an essential book for young children.

  • Deals sensitively and positively with the topics of anxiety and depression.
  • Willy the chimp is Anthony’s best loved creation and has been delighting children all over the world for over 30 years.

Author Bio:

Anthony Browne is one of the most celebrated author–illustrators working today. Children’s Laureate from 2009 to 2011 and winner of multiple awards – including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the much-coveted Hans Christian Andersen Award – Anthony is renowned for his unique style. His work is loved and admired all around the world. Anthony lives in Canterbury, Kent, UK.


“A lovely and clever story with beautiful illustrations about the importance of standing up to your fears and worries. The cloud and the expressions/emotions on Willy’s face demonstrates this beautifully which is easy for children to follow. Lots for discussion.”

  • Hard cover (Picture book)
  • Age range 3+
  • Full Colour
  • 32 Page