Bold Beasts is a publisher of illustrated children’s story books written by retired school teacher Rachel Braddock and illustrated by artist Joy Rutherford, who was recently awarded an M.A. in Children’s Illustrations by the Cambridge School of Art. Each story stars an animal with human traits, using rhyme and alliteration for an enjoyable experience, whether you’re doing the reading or listening. The books are aimed at children up to twelve years old and are loved by many regulars. Bold Beasts also have a range of accessories on offer to accompany their books, including mugs, greetings cards, posters, bookmarks and prints.