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Alone!

Written by Barry Falls

Alone! Synopsis

A richly illustrated laugh-out-loud tale with a gentle message There once was a boy called Billy McGill who lived by himself at the top of a hill. He spent every day in his house all alone for Billy McGill liked to be on his own... One day Billy hears the squeak of a mouse, which destroys his peaceful existence. So he gets a cat to catch the mouse. But the cat and the mouse make friends. So he gets a dog to chase the cat. But they all play together. So then he gets a bear... then a tiger... and on it goes, until Billy's house is so filled with animals that he has to move out. Will he find that he still craves peace and quiet, or is it better to have company and friends? This a laugh-out-loud story of growing chaos, with a subtle message about how it's good to have friends.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781843654858
Publication date: 2nd March 2021
Author: Barry Falls
Publisher: Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Barry Falls

Barry Falls is an illustrator, living in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He graduated from Ulster University in 2005 and works for a range of clients in publishing, design and advertising. His clients include The New York Times, Orange, Unicef, NSPCC and The Guardian. He has won multiple awards and lectures in illustration at Ulster University. Follow him on Instagram here.

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