The Zebra Who Ran Too Fast

By Jenni Desmond
Illustrated by Jenni Desmond

A visually stunning story about the meaning of friendship from award-winning new talent, Jenni Desmond.

From the exciting and award-winning new talent of Jenni Desmond, comes a beautifully illustrated story about the ups and downs of friendship set in the African Savannah. Zebra, Elephant and Bird are three best friends together. Then, one day, they all fall out because Zebra runs TOO fast and doesn't listen to his friends. Only then do they all discover the true meaning of friendship...

  • Jenni Desmond is the winner of the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again' Picture Book award 2013.
  • The atmospheric artwork brilliantly transports readers to the vast, stormy African plains.

About the author

Jenni Desmond is an illustrator, artist and picture book author working from a studio in a rattling railway arch in East London. She graduated with distinction from the Masters in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire "Read it Again" Picture Book award 2013. Jenni lives in North London. Visit Jenni's website at, and follow her on twitter @JenEDesmondArt.

ISBN: 9781406360745
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2015
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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