Suitable for 3 - 4 years

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A laugh-out-loud picture book from master storyteller, Michelle Robinson, and illustrator extraordinaire, Tom Knight.Finally she FLOPS and FLINGS herself down on the floor.“I give up!” Ice Cream hollers, “I can’t take it any more!”Life inside the ice cream van is full of excitement – the ice creams and lollies can’t wait to be picked! But – oh no! – no-one wants a plain ice cream, and that’s exactly what our friend Ice Cream is. As she sees friend after friend being picked instead of her… Ice Cream has a MELTDOWN ! Will Ice Cream be stuck in the freezer forever, or is her happy ending just around the corner…?

  • Lively rhyming text by Michelle Robinson makes this funny and heartwarming picture book the perfect way to talk to children about their emotions
  • Laugh-out-loud illustrations by Tom Knight bring even warmth and personality by the shed-load
  • Also available: When Cucumber Lost His Cool, When Jelly Had a Wobble and The Day the Banana Went Bad

Our August 2022 Ages 3-4 Book of the Month

Our Book of the Month pick for children aged 3+ is When Ice Cream Had a Meltdown, a brand new title from the hilarious author-illustrator duo Michelle Robinson and Tom Knight. They have teamed up to create another laugh-out-loud picture book, perfect for children who were fans of When Cucumber Lost his Cool, The Day the Banana Went Bad, and When Jelly Had a Wobble!

Ice Cream lives her life in the ice cream van, an incredibly exciting place to be! However, as Ice Cream sees friend after friend picked before her… Ice Cream has a MELTDOWN! With humorous illustrations, this is a picture book that even reluctant readers will love and is sure to become a favourite at bedtime. Lively rhyming text encourages children to read-along and further develop their reading and vocabulary skills.

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Product Details

Catalogue number

123 in EU Primary May 2024 and 105 in EU Primary January 2024







Date published

August 4th, 2022

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  • 32 pages



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