Children’s Book of the Month – April 2021

About The Smidgens

Gafferty Sprout is a Smidgen.


Smidgens are exactly like humans… if you could fit a human into an old peanut butter jar. They used to be everywhere, but it’s dangerous being so small and now Gafferty and her family are the only ones left.


Until Gafferty finds a clue that there are still other Smidgen clans out there. She has to find them! But as she sets out on a BIG adventure Gafferty discovers she’s not the only one looking for the lost clans, and that three inches of Smidgen hold more secrets than she ever imagined.


The first book in a funny, magical adventures series for 7+ readers who love Terry Pratchett, Max and the Millions and The Borrowers.

Written by me with illustrations by Seb Burnett

Published by Bloomsbury April 1st 2021
Also published in German, Italian and Turkish.

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Paperback (ISBN 978-1526607768)
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