Bad Apple


The first title in a laugh-out-loud new series of picture books starring a truly terrible piece of fruit.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from March 2021.

ISBN: 9780500652435 Category:

Huw Lewis Jones, Ben Sanders


In this hilarious story about a really bad apple by award-winning author and polar explorer Huw Lewis Jones, a series of simple rhymes is transformed into a sequence of events that will have readers splitting their sides with laughter. As one silly scenario unfolds after the other, a common piece of fruit shows readers what he’s really made of by making life miserable for Pear, Pea, Cat, Spud and Spoon, among others. In a very dark twist at the end, he receives his comeuppance…

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 24.4 x 24.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 18 March 2021
Number of pages 32
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.4 x 24.4 cm
Weight 300 g
Huw Lewis Jones is an author, curator, teacher and polar explorer who lives in Cornwall with his wife, Kari Herbert (author and illustrator of Thames & Hudson's We Are series), and daughter Nell. He is co-editor of the bestselling Explorer's Sketchbooks, The Writer's Map and Archipelago: An Atlas of Imagined Islands. Ben Sanders is an Australian illustrator and graphic designer based in Melbourne. He is the author and illustrator of I Could Wear That Hat and I've an Uncle Ivan (both Thames & Hudson Australia).