4.07 based on 1755 ratings & 171 reviews on Goodreads.com

Ernest is a rather large moose with a rather large problem. He is so big he can’t fit inside his book! What is a moose to do? Luckily Ernest is also a very determined moose, and he and his little chipmunk friend aren’t going to give up easily. Will they find a way for Ernest to fit in? Featuring a surprise fold-out ending, children will love this very funny book by the Kate Greenaway Medal winning Catherine Rayner.

Catherine's drawings of the large moose and his small friend with their ever-changing expressions are wonderful.
Scotsman
Very funny.
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About Catherine Rayner

Catherine Rayner studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She fell in love with the city and still lives there with her family and a small menagerie of creatures including Shannon the horse, Ena the cat and a goldfish called Richard, all of whom inspire her artwork. In 2008 Catherine was selected as one of the Ten Best New Illustrators for Booktrust's Big Picture Campaign. She has been short-listed for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal four times, and won in 2009 for Harris Finds His Feet. In addition to illustrating for other authors such as Michael Bond, Holly Webb and Michael Morpurgo, she has also written her own picture books, including Ernest, Solomon Crocodile, Solomon and Mortimer and Smelly Louie, which won the Peter's Book of the Year award in 2015.

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Books by Catherine Rayner

Solomon and Mortimer
Solomon and Mortimer
Smelly Louie
Smelly Louie
Solomon Crocodile
Solomon Crocodile