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The Wonderful World Of Wellies

'The Wonderful World Of Wellies' is a rhyming children's picture book for two to six-year-olds.

Story 1 follows twin wellies Ollie & Ellie and their wellie friends on an outdoor adventure

in Wellington-by-the-Bay, home of the Twellie Wellies.

Encouraging time away from screens, children enjoy an imaginative 'Wellie Eye View' of the world, including hidden wellies in the illustrations, a surprise flap and a map of Wellington-by-the-Bay.

Ways to buy the book

1) ONLINE - Click on the 'Shop' tab above or, if you are on your phone, tap the menu icon above 

2) SEARCH for 'The Wonderful World of Wellies' at WATERSTONES ONLINE 

3) IN STORE at BOOKENDS Bookshop Christchurch, CHEWTON GLEN Hotel boutique, HIGHCLIFFE CASTLE shop in Highcliffe, The IMAGINARIUM bookshop in Lymington, AVON BEACH shop, COMPTON ACRES 'Gifted Moments' Shop, UPTON COUNTRY HOUSE & PARK and MOORS VALLEY Country Park.

4) ASK at your local independent bookshop 

        20p of every sale will be donated to the Born Free Foundation charity.   

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About the Authors & Illustrator

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LISA ESPOSITO

Lisa is the creator of 'The Wonderful World of Wellies'. From scribbles on the back of a leaflet in 2011 to publishing a full picture book in 2022, Lisa is the author of Ollie & Ellie's Outdoor Adventures.

Lisa was a teacher at primary schools for over 30 years before setting up a successful private tutoring business in Dorset & Hampshire in 2011. Lisa has always enjoyed working with children and creating artwork with them.

 

Lisa loves caring for animals (including a big brown dog and a little black cat with one white whisker who you may come across in the book!) and going for walks in her wellies along the beach.

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WARREN GLYNN

Warren is the co-author of 'The Wonderful World of Wellies', helping Lisa write the stories of Ollie & Ellie's Outdoor Adventures.

Warren is the Sports Journalist for BBC Channel Islands. He hosts a Saturday afternoon sports show on the radio and also gets to strut his stuff on TV!

 

Warren has worked at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and Beijing as well as covering the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

 

Warren loves to play music on the piano and drums. He can be seen wearing his wellies when he goes rowing in St Aubin's Bay.

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CLAIRE KITCHER

Claire is the wonderful woman who brings 'The Wonderful World of Wellies' to life as our lovely, talented illustrator.

Claire has been a professional artist for over 30 years, painting in various mediums. 'The Wonderful World of Wellies' saw Claire use digital art to create Ollie & Ellie's Outdoor Adventures.

Claire takes her inspiration from the New Forest, surrounding herself with the inspiring woodlands and coastal views.

 

Claire has a huge passion for all animals, especially her two horses, three ducks and lovely lurcher.

 

Claire wears her wellies when she is in her horses' field or riding across the Forest.

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The Wonderful 'Wall' Of Wellies!

During our research for the book, we met lots of children and adults who wanted to share their wellies with us. So we've collected those images here!

JOIN OUR 'WALL'

Send us an image of your wonderful wellies to info@whodeedoodeebooks.co.uk

and we will add them to our wellie 'Wall'!

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