A funny picture book to help ease toddler fears about visiting the dentist. From the author of the international bestselling picture book Poo Bum, as seen on Netflix.

Poo Bum is children’s favourite cheeky rabbit! This time Simon returns in Nooo! Not the Dentist! with his cheeky humour and favourite catchphrase to help young children approach any daunting new experience.

Simon gets a sore tooth so needs to take his first trip to the dentist. The night before the appointment, Simon’s friend Ferdinand makes the most of the chance to show he knows more. Ferdinand uses his full imagination to describe the graphic horrors of the dentist’s chair.

“I will NEVER go to the dentist!” yells Simon.

But his mother takes no notice. When Simon is eventually persuaded onto the dentist chair, insisting his name is “Poo Bum”, he finds a remarkably patient dentist and an experience he wasn’t expecting.

And now he can get on the phone to Ferdinand to explain it doesn't hurt a bit—not if you're a Super Rabbit, anyway.

The Simon picture book series is intelligent, funny and adored by toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children.

Perfect to read aloud and giggle together as a family or for reluctant readers who will enjoy the bold and simple text and cheeky humour.

“Likely to stop even non-bookish kids in their tracks” The Guardian, The Best Picture books for Children.

Stephanie Blake is the author and illustrator of the hugely successful Simon series and dozens of highly successful books in France, many of them children’s favourites.

Translated from the French edition by Linda Burgess.

Simon series

Starting with the international bestselling picture book Poo Bum, the Simon series about a cheeky rabbit who always gets what he wants, is now an animated series on Netflix. With examples of good parenting in each story, these picture books for toddlers and preschoolers are absurdly humorous and subversive. Simon’s irrepressible antics are guaranteed to entertain and will have children back for repeat readings.

Poo Bum
Super Rabbit
A Deal’s a Deal
I Want Spaghetti
I Don’t Want to Go to School
I’m the Biggest
Stupid Baby

Praise for Poo Bum

“I believe that entertainment is an overrated function of art and we should be challenged by what we view and read.” Simon Pegg, actor

“I found it funny. Ten-year-old found it funny. Seven-year-old considered it hilarious and 2-year-old laughed because everyone else did. What couldn’t you like about a potty-mouthed rabbit?” The Sunday Star Times

“Stephanie Blake is a big seller in France. Find out why.” The New Zealand Listener

“This book may be a masterpiece. I’ve read so many children’s books that, when one of them stands out, I notice.” The Ladybug Reads


Stephanie Blake’s passion for writing and illustrating began in childhood when she created books for her brothers and sisters as birthday presents. After moving to France, she discovered other writers and artists whose work continued to inspire her stories and drawings. She is the author and illustrator of dozens of highly successful books in France, many of them children’s favorites.

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