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  • Published: 2 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9781849390217
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.99

Who's in the Loo?

Now young children can read along with this paperback and CD edition of this bestselling picture book, which teams up the irrepressible Jeanne Willis, with prize-winning illustrator Adrian Reynolds.

'Who's in the loo? There's a very long queue. Is it an elephant having a poo?'

If your house has many occupants, then this witty rhyme from the irreverent and observant pen of Jeanne Willis will resonate profoundly. Adrian Reynolds's exuberant illustrations highlight the fun!

Read along with the audio CD to bring the story to life! Side two of the CD has page-turning prompts.

  • Pub date: 2 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9781849390217
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Authors

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis is an award-winning children's author and scriptwriter. She had her first picture book published by Andersen Press at the age of 21, and since then she has won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize (Tadpole's Promise), the Nasen Special Needs Award (Susan Laughs), the Sheffield Children's Book Award (Who’s in The Loo) and the Red House Children's Book Award (Bottoms Up). Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband.

Adrian Reynolds

Adrian Reynolds was born in South Wales, and after studying at Swansea College of Art and later at Cambridgeshire College of Art and Technology, Adrian worked at Heffers Children's Book Shop before beginning to write and illustrate his own picture books.

Adrian's very first books were published in 1997 and since then he has published more than forty titles, including the hugely popular Harry And The Bucketful Of Dinosaurs series, written by Ian Whybrow. He has won the Red House Picture Book Award and the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

Praise for Who's in the Loo?

“Funny story and bold drawings.”

Lorna Bradbury, Telegraph

“Brilliantly expressive drawings.”

Dinah Hall, Sunday Telegraph

“Wonderfully cheeky.”

The Week

“A glorious riot of a book.”


“Quirky and great fun . . . Jeanne Willis' talent with words comes up trumps and will bring a smile to every face”

My Child

“Delightfully rude”

Irish Sunday Independent

“The bright, bold, colourful, clear pictures are full of life and sheer, unadulterated fun . . . original, funny, delightful and in line to become such a demanded favourite that rhymes will be recalled to be repeated in chorus along with any read-aloud.”

School Librarian

“Written in easy-to-read rhyme and written with some hilarious pictures of animals using the facilities in some very imaginative ways.”

Child Care

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