Romeo the dog is a much-loved character created by Alain Gree in the 1960s. Always meaning well but sometimes a little bit clumsy and accident-prone, Romeo finds himself on a variety of adventures all of which have a happy ending! Button books have created an exciting new series aimed at young children (1-3) using Romeo as the central character.
In each title Romeo is exploring a new environment and needs help in identifying what will appear on the following page from the clue given. For example, what do you call a big red lorry with a ladder on its roof? [turn the page] A fire engine. Where do we go to play in the city? [turn page] The park. Where can we see lots of animals in the city? [turn the page] The zoo. Each answer will be illustrated with Alain’s much-loved illustrations. Other titles in the series include Romeo Explores the Farm, Romeo Explores the Seaside and Romeo Explores the Countryside.
Alain Grée is a French author and illustrator of children’s books. He has had over 300 books published, which have been translated into 20 different languages. He has also worked as a children’s broadcaster on French national television, produced three detective novels, ten ship navigation books and been a journalist for 20 years for Voiles et Voiliers (sailing ships) magazine. He is currently a graphic designer and editor for various advertising publications. Alain’s main hobby is sailing. He’s owned several boats since the 1970s and has crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice. He finds his sailing trips provide the perfect time out to work on new children’s stories and illustrations.