Tony Walsh, sometimes known as Longfella, is one of the UK's most renowned performance poets. He wrote the official poem for CBBC to mark Blue Peter's 60th anniversary, performed it at the Children's BAFTA Awards ceremony and earned a diamond Blue Peter badge. His poems have appeared on TV and radio internationally and have been viewed more than 20 million times on social media.
A Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and an honorary Doctor of Letters, Tony leads acclaimed poetry workshops with writers of all ages, everywhere from Keswick to Kazakhstan. He lives in Manchester and is a proud Dad to Joe and Katie.
Tony stands two metres tall and often bangs his head!

I Can Draw MyAlphabet
I Can Draw My Alphabet
illustrated by Paul Neads
early learning poetry, picture & drawing book, ages 3+
ISBN 978-1-9996707-7-1 | 60pp | 2018
rrp £7.50

Flapjack Press
Central Books

Everyone's a winner when your child joins the authors of I Can Draw My Alphabet - where memorable rhymes and hilarious pictures make learning as easy as ABC!
Little ones take great delight in silly sausage dogs and giant ice creams, but they love it even more when creating their very own masterpieces. I Can Draw My Alphabet features a page format which encourages children to copy the illustrations or to create their own, proudly adding their name at the front of the book.
A family favourite to share and treasure.

I can draw my dream ice cream. It takes a week to eat!

I can draw my dream ice cream.
It takes a week to eat!

J is for jelly. Such a wibbly wobbly treat!

J is for jelly.
Such a wibbly wobbly treat!

"A winning combination. Throughout the book both the illustrations and verse are vivid and full of life. It will keep your children happily occupied for hours." - Carole Baldock, Northern Soul

First published by Flapjack Press in 2013 and lovingly reformatted and reissued in 2018.

Cover & illustrations by Paul Neads.

Flapjack Press: exploring the synergy between performance and the page.