Ten awesome alpaca things that will brighten up your day

Fremantle Press author Kathryn Lefroy doesn’t just write about alpacas, she loves everything to do with them. Her new children’s book Alex and the Alpacas Save the World sees these adorable creatures take centrestage, and why not when they’re this cute to look at.

You can find out more about Kathryn and her debut book in this interview. But for now, check out her top 10 favourite alpaca things below, featuring everything from cute videos and funny memes to hair inspiration and pyjamas.

Best alpaca baked goods

Bake your way to cuteness with this recipe for adorable coconut alpaca-decorated cupcakes: www.bobsredmill.com/recipes/how-to-make/alpaca-coconut-cupcake-recipe/.

Best alpaca #influencer

Forget celebs, the new Insta #influencers are furry. Alfie the Alpaca from Adelaide has 280,000 followers. Just let that sink in for a moment … then check out his Insta account: @alfie_the_alpaca_in_adelaide

Best alpaca stationery item

Never come unstuck again with this alpaca sticky tape dispenser. Defenders of the universe and cute stationery equipment … can alpacas get any better?






Best alpaca meme

The meme says it all. So many puns, so much cuteness. Want to find out if you’re a llama or alpaca? Try this Buzzfeed quiz: www.buzzfeed.com/ajzedwards/are-you-more-llama-or-alpaca-lxje.

Alpaca meme

Best alpaca haircut

From the arctic sweep to the faux hawk, check out the many styles available to the most fashionable of alpacas: www.buzzfeed.com/toddley/12-shaved-alpacas-that-are-having-a-better-hair-day-than-you

Best alpaca night-light

What better to help you drift off to sleep at night than the gentle glow of an alpaca night-light?


Best alpaca chill outfit

Alpaca pyjamas, comfy and stylish. #winning


Best alpaca exercise

Alpacas are dominating the world so much now that this farm in the US lets you dance with their herd: www.buzzfeed.com/laurenstrapagiel/dances-with-alpacas.

Best way to get alpaca Zen

There’s nothing more calming than doing yoga surrounded by alpacas, at this farm in England: www.thisisinsider.com/rosebud-alpacas-yoga-england-farm-2019-2

Best alpaca video to watch if you’re having a bad day

Forget cats, baby alpacas are the new fuzzies. If you’re feeling low then watch this video, and I’ll guarantee you all of the feels: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSKZ4IowkYU.

Alex and the Alpacas Save the World by Kathryn Lefroy is available in all good bookstores and online at www.fremantlepress.com.au.

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