Award-Winning Authors Pack

Stellar picture books from some of the world’s hottest talents, in which dogs, cats and an adventurous little teddy bear get up to pranks and antics of all kinds! Gathering together recent essentials from names like Nick Butterworth, Ian Whybrow, Jez Alborough and more, this fun-filled collection of imaginative tales will inspire and delight little readers. Set off on brave adventures with a magical cat who wants to wish away his white paw, a scruffy dog who is determined to find a real friend, a greedy puss who is off on his first holiday – and a hound who is determined to fly! And when you’ve had all those adventures and it’s time to snuggle up to sleep, there’s even a little bear to conjure up the perfect bedtime…

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  • Awards

    Jez Alborough has won a number of awards, including the Nottingham Children’s Book Award and the Red House Children’s Book Award.

  • Awards

    Nick won the Nestle Smarties prize for The Whisperer in 2005.

  • Awards

    Inga Moore won the Nestle Smarties Prize for Six Dinner Sid.

  • Awards

    Helen Stephens won the Dundee Children’s Book Award for Fleabag and the Rotherham Children’s Book Award for How to Hide a Lion.

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    Ian Whybrow

    Ian Whybrow is author of the much-loved Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs books and has had over 100 children’s books published!


    Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs won the Sheffield Chidren’s Book Prize in 2000.

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