Story Snug

Our favourite Jane Hissey stories

I first read Jane Hissey’s Old Bear Stories to my reception class when I was a newly qualified teacher and I have loved her work ever since. The toys that she creates are beautifully illustrated and the adventures that come from familiar playroom situations are amusing and appealing to young children (and lots of adults that I know!).…

Ruby, Blue and Blanket - Story Snug

Ruby, Blue and Blanket by Jane Hissey

Age Range: 3 to 6

I love Old Bear and his friends so I was very excited to hear that Jane Hissey had written and illustrated a new book with new characters.

The Story: Ruby (a mouse), Blue (a rabbit) and Blanket (a horse) decide to dress up and the best costume will win a prize.…

Little Bear's Trousers - Story Snug

Little Bear’s Trousers by Jane Hissey

Age range: 3+

The Story: Little Bear wakes up and he can’t find his trousers. Throughout the story we meet his friends in the playroom who have borrowed them and used them in various different ways. Finally Little Bear finds his trousers but they need a wash before he can wear them again.…