What can you carry? A pebble? A teddy? A bright red balloon? A painting you made? A hope or a dream? This gorgeous, reassuring picture book celebrates all the precious things we can carry, from toys and treasures to love and hope. Best of all, it shows how we can all care for each other with the love we carry in our hearts. Children will identify with so many of the beautiful, familiar scenes in the book, whether it’s carrying a special pebble on the beach; cuddling their favourite teddy bear .

. . or being carried on their dad’s shoulders! The story is written in lyrical rhymes, perfect for reading aloud.

The fabulously colourful illustrations are full of fun and warmth. This is a warm hug of a picture book, full of inspiring messages and spectacular illustrations Helen Docherty is the author of many much-loved rhyming books, including The Snatchabook and The Knight Who Wouldn’t Fight Brizida Magro is an award-winning illustrator with a talent for creating stunning, colourful illustrations and adorable characters