Bee Happy Onesie

Bee Happy Onesie Anita Jeram

Bee Happy Onesie by Anita Jeram 

Made with Ethiopian organically grown (pesticide free) cotton

Super soft made in Ethiopia,  printed in USA

Choose your sizes


SKU : OM-M47



Bee Happy Large Bowl (cereal size)

Ceramics for Dog Lovers

Bee Happy Large Bowl (cereal size) by Anita Jeram


Diameter 13 cm (Cereal Bowl Size)

They make popular gifts for dog Lovers

Come with colourful gift boxes

The range are very collectible


Bee Happy Mug and Card Gift Set


Bee Happy Mug and Card Gift Set


Bone China Breakfast Mug with a matching card and two chocolate mice, ideal gift of Father’s Day

We will add your message inside the card  Contact via


Anita Jeram has worked closely with Two Bad Mice for over twenty years, She is very well known for her book illustrations, especially for the Little Nut Brown Hare painting from the classic bestselling children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You”.

Bee Happy Large Mug

Bee Happy Large Mug

Bee Happy Large Mug by Anita Jeram


Fine Bone China: Height 8.5 cm  Width 9.0 cm  Capacity 400 ml

Dishwasher Safe

These large breakfast mugs are popular gifts for men.

Anita Jeram has worked closely with Two Bad Mice for over twenty years. She is very well known for her book illustrations, especially for the Little Nut Brown Hare painting from the classic bestselling children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You”.

Two Bad Mice produce a wide variety of cards and gifts for Dog Lovers and Animal Lovers by contemporary Artists.

Each card comes with an address label and coloured envelope

On a similar theme to this Large Mug, also take a look at:

Bee Happy Mug and Card Gift Set

Bee Happy Card

Bee Happy

Bee Happy Card by Anita Jeram

SKU: M49

Anita Jeram has worked closely with Two Bad Mice for over twenty years, She is very well known for her book illustrations, especially for the Little Nut Brown Hare painting from the classic bestselling children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You”.

Two Bad Mice produce a wide variety of cards and gifts for Dog Lovers and Animal Lovers by contemporary Artists.

Each card comes with an address label and coloured envelope

Ideas for Dog Lovers

Are you looking for ideas for gifts for dog owners? This page is designed to help you refine your search: Card, mugs and bowls

Ideas for Dog Lovers
A Range of cards and gifts for dog Owners

Use these links to find Two Bad Mice Dog products (ideas for dog owners) ;

When looking though our choice of ideas for dog lovers pay special attention to the work of these two artists: Anita Jeram and Alison Friend, these two artist have a special affinity for dogs:

Anita Jeram’s Dog Cards and Gifts

Anita Jeram is most famous for nut brown hare illustrations in the best selling children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You”. Her dogs seem to have a more masculine quality, which is a good compliment to the super soft and cuddly rabbit work she has done for Two Bad Mice. Somehow the dogs are not cute but we still want to embrace those hairy animals!

Greeting Cards for Dog Lovers
Love is Forever by Anita Jeram

Quite often it is possible to match cards and ceramics to make gifts sets as with Bee Happy and Laid Back Guy

There are so many dog cards by anita Jeram to choose from, so check out her greeting cards for dog lovers.

Dog cards by Anita Jeram
M201 PEACE AND QUIET by Anita Jeram

Anita has even used images of dogs on to her Christmas cards.

Dog Christams card Anita Jeam
Christmas card by Anita Jeram

It often happens that we use the images from the most popuular dog cards on mugs and bowls. A big favorite is Bee Happy which was one of the earliest works we published by Anita.

Gift of a dog lover
GSM49 Bee Happy Gift Set by Anita Jeram
Ceramics for Dog Lovers
Bee Happy Bowl by Anita Jeram

Another dog image we use on Mugs is “A Laid Back Kinda Guy “Laid Back Kinda Guy ” Mugs with matching cards, which is a good chioice for father’s day.

Dogs are man’s best freind and many live long and cosy lives by the fire. Mr and Mrs is oftern chosen by customers looking for an anniversary gift

mug for a Dog Owner
NLM27 Mr and Mrs by anita Jeram

There is a card to match

Alison Friend’s Dog Cards

Custoerms looking for ideas for dog owners should also review the work of Alison Friend who has a deep empathy with dogs….and again we find how suitable dog themed cards are for men

Retirement Card by Aliso Friend
IA11 Retirement Party by Alison Friend

There are many dog cards by Alison. The titles reflect her very individual sense of humor!

Ideas for Dog Lovers
Alison Friend’s humourous dog pictures

There are of course dog gifts and cards by other artists, so when you are looking for ideas for dog lovers, be sure to look at everything on these links:

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Gifts for Dog Lovers

gifts for dog lovers by Anita jeram

Gifts for Dog Lovers

At Two Bad Mice we have many cards and gifts for dog lovers. 

dog lovers selection

Dogs are a great subject for humour.  Anita and Alison both get this. Greeting card for dog lover by Anita Jeram

It is often difficult to find a good gift or card for a man.  Often cards with dogs are man cards, for instance Anita Jeram’s Laid Back Kinda Guy is a good card for the man about the house.

M99 Laid Back Kinda Guy

If you are looking for a gift for a dog loving man then you should look at our large sized mugs;  NLM99 Laid Back Kinda Guy

Other large man mugs are “Ready to Go”

Ready to Go Mug
Ready To Go bone China Mug by Anita Jeram

and “Bee Happy”

GSM49 Bee Happy Gift Set by Anita Jeram

This medium sized mug is perhaps suitable for the ladies

COOKIES bone china mug
COOKIES bone china mug by Anita Jeram

and of course there is a lot of humour to be had out of the dog cat love hate relationship.

NSM Cats Rule OK – Small mug by Anita Jeram

This theme is beautifully exploited by Alison Friend

IA59 We’ll Blame it on the Cat reproduced from a watercolour by Alison Friend

Alison Friend has a lot of fun with dogs; she has them playing the piano.  And ideal card for a musician who loves dogs.
not being able to control the sheep

IA71 The Great Escape by Alison Friend

and retiring

IA11 Retirement Party by Alison Friend

Pinterest board

Two Bad Mice Page for Dog related products

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Artist Profile: Anna Shuttlewood

Anna Shuttlewood Artist
Anna Shuttlewood Photo Olivier Pirard ,

I was born in a sunny city in Eastern Europe. A lot of my childhood I spent at the backstage of the family puppet theatre where I used to grow up with the puppets and sets of each new performance. I would make stories about the characters that were different from the plot of the plays. At first I was shorter than the puppets, then finally got taller. It’s probably when it started – I see a personal story in each object or creature and this I convey in my illustrations and texts.

Back home I was surrounded by my dad’s paints and pictures. I used to play with sketchbooks, which I continually filled with my crayons, page after page of big smiling suns with thick hairs of colourful rays.  

In a sense my art hasn’t changed that much – the world I create is bright and happy, my characters who are often animals are friendly and naïve, they sometimes live in a human-like environment and have human-like thoughts and dreams. My pictures are detailed and have many ‘mini-stories’ to discover, one can look and imagine what the characters are like and what their dreams are. I also like to explore a world of animal – human relationships. I like to create pictures and stories that are ageless, that would be interesting and amusing and at the same time valid for the children and also the adults. I have an interest in using traditional painting / drawing materials such as watercolour and gouache or pen and ink but also work on Photoshop to maximize my work’s finish.

I spent the summers in a remote mountainous village in Bulgaria. We didn’t have a TV or internet there and I played in the mud near the river. My dad used to bring home frogs, lizards or turtles for me to play with; sometimes snakes (the snakes he put in empty glass bottles). My first ever sentence was ‘My dad brought me a frog, lizard and one more frog’.
Growing up with no brothers or sisters I shared my childhood and my nursery with a cat and a dog – we were only apart when I went to school. I used to draw them all the time and study their characters and behaviour. Very young I managed to sell some of these drawings and donated all the money to a homeless animals charity. I love all animals and if I hadn’t become an artist, I probably would have been a vet.

I went to school in Sofia where I studied at the National School for Fine Art where I studied for five years and was trained in classical techniques and subjects. After that I continued my art education and gained a BA in Fine & Art and Mural Painting from the National Academy of Arts in 2008. I now live in England and since moving here have been working on children’s book illustrations and also on greetings cards for Two Bad Mice.

One of my most favourite things are puddles (of which you get a lot in England) – maybe this is quite understandable having in mind I spent a lot of time playing in muddy ponds. I love watching them, I love to discover the landscape in them and study the different point of view, I like to jump over them and to watch how people react when they meet them. But I’m still in love with the sun and the warm weather and weather and time permitting I try to do some gardening – being an amateur gardener though I often end up tending for a plant that is not quite the one I thought it was. I like to find seeds and plant them to see what will grow from them.

My working table is never big enough (even when I buy a new larger one) and is covered in sketches, paints, pencils, books, dry leaves and all sorts, but there’s always room for another cup of tea – for a friend.

Two Bad Mice Pages

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Artist Profile: Anita Jeram

(Guess How Much I Love You Gifts)

biography of Anita Jeram
Anita Jeram

guess how much I Love You
Guess How Much I Love You illustrated by Anita Jeram (Walker Books 1994)

Biography of Anita Jeram

Biography of Anita Jeram

Anita was born in 1965 and brought up in Portsmouth. After leaving school she worked at a factory, shop and at a kennel. Her early ambition was to work with animals but she soon realised that without more academic qualifications it would be difficult to advance her career. In 1986 she married Andrew Jeram whom she had known from her school days and was then living in Manchester where he was studying palaeontology and the physiology of fossil scorpions.

Anita had always loved making drawing of animals. Her husband would come across these drawings around the house. One day, after finding a particularly lovely picture of a kitten in the kitchen, he urged her to take her talent more seriously. This conversation led her to apply to join an Art and Illustration course at Manchester Polytechnic. Her tutor on the course was David Hughes, an illustrator, who took the promising work of his pupil to Walker Books who shortly afterwards offered her a contract. Her first book, Bill’s Belly Button, was published in 1991 a year after she graduated.

Anita has written and illustrated her own books as well as worked with other children’s authors (see list below). Anita’s most famous illustrations are the ones she has done for the best selling classic Guess How Much I Love You written by Sam McBratney which has sold 28 million copies and been translated into 53 different languages.
The directors of Two Bad Mice discovered the illustrations for Guess How Much I Love You in a bookshop in Islington, a few months later Anita started working with Two Bad Mice (1996). At Two Bad Mice she established a reputation and big fan following for her witty cards (to date 20 million cards have been sold in many countries across the world). More recently Anita has designed ranges of ceramics and gift products.

Anita’s original works are sold through The Illustration Cupboard, Children’s Book Illustration and Francis Iles Gallery. The success of Guess never went to her head, she lives a quiet private life with her husband and three children and many animals near the coast. She does not accept private commissions because she is already very busy and wants more time to enjoy with her family.

Biography of Anita Jeram – Books

Bill’s Belly Button (1991)
It Was Jake (1991)
The Most Obedient Dog in the World (1993)
All Pigs are Beautiful (by Dick King-Smith 1993)
My Hen is Dancing (by Karen Wallace 1993)
I Love Guinea Pigs (by Dick King-Smith 1994)
Guess How Much I Love You (by Sam McBratney 1994)
Contrary Mary (1995)
Daisy Dare (1995)
Puppy Love (by Dick King-Smith 1997)
Animal Friends ( by Dick King-Smith 1997)
Birthday Happy Contrary Mary (1998)
Bunny, My Honey (1999)
All Together Now (1999)
In Every Tiny Grain of Sand (contributed illustrations 2000)
Kiss Goodnight, Sam (by Amy Hest 2001)
Don’t You Feel Well, Sam ( by Amy Hest 2001)
I Love My Little Storybook (2002)
You Can Do It, Sam (by Amy Hest 2003)
You’re All My Favourites (by Sam McBratney 2004)
The Little Nutbrown Hare stories (by Sam McBratney 2007)
Little Chick (2009 by Amy Hest) 

Anita Jeram’s Illustrations

Perhaps once in every generation an artist will stamp their personality on to a children’s book.  In the 1990’s that book was “Guess How Much I Love you” by Sam McBratney which is as with much loved for its illustrations as its words. 

Many of our greatest Children’s Classics have been born as a collaboration between writer and illustrator.   When we think of Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll 1865) we always imagine John Tenniel’s illustrations of the little girl with flowing blond hair:

Original study for Alice 1864 from Houghton Library

When we think of Beatrix Potter’s books images of Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggywinkle and Jemima Puddle Duck come flowing into our minds

We cannot imagine Wind in the Willows (by Kenneth Grahame1908) without simultaneously remembering E H Shepard’s pictures of Toad

Toad of Toad Hall by E H Shepard 1908

If we think of Winnie the Pooh (by A A Milne 1926) we again think of E H Shepard’s illustrations

Pooh and Piglet by E H Shepard 1926

Peggy Fortnum has cemented her images of Paddington bear on to Michael Bond’s words

‘A Bear Called Paddington’ illustration Peggy Fortnum 1958

and when we think of Guess How Much I Love You by Sam MacBratney we immediately conjure up Anita Jeram’s pictures of The Little Nut Brown Hare with his dad. The book is already a classic that children who grew up in the 1990s are now sharing with their own children.

image Little Nutbrown Hare
The Little Nutbrown Hare with his father

In many peoples’ mind Anita’s illustrations and Two Bad Mice cards are inseparable.   We have sold about 25 million of Anita’s cards across the world since we started working with Anita in 1994.  Most Greeting Cards have a shelf life of five years or less before they are discontinued and become the forgotten Ephemera of our pasts.  Anita’s cards have broken that rule, for instance Cloud Watching which was released in 1997,  is still a best seller in 2019.

Cloud Watching by Anita Jeram 1997

Guess how much I love you gift
New Work for Cloud Watching by Anita Jeram

Anita has reworked her original ideas to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this card.  In 2018 a whole range of Cloud Watching products; stationery, notebooks, paper pads, even umbrellas were released by Bekking and Blitz (Holland).

Anita’s work for Two Bad Mice has a different emphasis from the work she does for Walker Books her children’s book publishers.  When Anita paints for Two Bad Mice she always has an adult audience at the forefront of her mind.  Her jokes and images catch the attention of all age groups.

Selection of Bears by Anita Jeram


Twice a year we ask her for new ideas for cards.  A few days later a package will arrive with perhaps ten sheets of closely packed illustrations with titles. These sheets are always a joy to receive and the number of ideas so prolific that we have trouble choosing which ones to use.

Anita Jeram raw artwork


Sometimes, when we later come back to these pages, we find new jokes we did not notice first time round. Perhaps it is just our memory could not hold on to so many ideas all arriving at once.

Anita also makes illustrations for ceramics, like this one for a small mug called Fruit Tea.

Design for Fruit Tea Mug


Anita’s works are often well composed very pretty.

Cat’s Rule OK by Anita Jeram for Two Bad Mice


and when she wants it her work is elegant

idea for tiles by Anita Jeram


But Anita’s primary interest does not seem to be centred on colour, composition, elegance or even humour. What makes her work different and interesting is the nuanced psychology that always embellishes her pictures with added meaning. In this picture the cat attention and thoughts are very clearly explained, what is extraordinary is the bird’s eye, which even though it is half hidden behind the wire of the cage seems to let us know what is going on inside the birds head too. This level of expression is very rare in illustrators.

We have only met Anita a few times, and we have always discovered her to be shy and quiet. At first she seems a different person from the one we see coming forward in her artwork, she is definitely humble. Suddenly she will make a quip that mirrors the humour and focus that is in her picture.  Her pictures reflect her personality exactly, it is just that you cannot see her meekness in them.

Recently Anita has kindly embarked with us on a series of big projects expanding the range of products in new areas of interest.   We have been working on bowls, linen,  new mug shapes and tiles for Kitchen’s and Bathrooms.



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