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Cereal Superfan written by Julia Donaldson illustrated by Garry Parsons
Stephen is a cereal superman  Breakfast, lunch, tea and supper - he eats it for every meal. So a competition to design a new cereal is perfect...isn't it?
Bloomsbury Young Readers - published October 2018
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The Dragonsitter's Surprise  Josh Lacey
Eddie and Emily are about to get the biggest surprise of their lives…
“Belly-busting laughter for all the family.”  We Love This Book.
Published by Andersen Press 2018. Available for pre-order.
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The Dragonsitter Detective  Josh Lacey
“Short, sharp and funny.” The Daily Telegraph.
In the eighth book of this hilarious epistolary chapter book series, Eddie turns private eye to solve a dragon dilemma.

Dear Uncle Morton,
Are you sitting down? If you're not, you probably should. Because I have some very bad news.
 
Someone has stolen one of your dragons....
Eddie’s mum is getting remarried, to Uncle Morton’s Scottish neighbour Gordon. But then Ziggy is stolen. It’s not long before Arthur is taken too. Eddie must track the thief down, rescue Uncle Morton’s dragons and get to the church on time. . .
 Published by Andersen Press 2017. 
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The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat?   Josh Lacey
“Short, sharp and funny.” The Daily Telegraph.
On Halloween the night is full of strange creatures: witches, vampires, ghosts – and dragons. In their seventh adventure Eddie and Emily take their uncle's pet dragons trick or treating. But the dragons have quite the sweet tooth, and it's not long before things go ghoulishly wrong...
Book 7 in the hit series. Published by Andersen Press 2016. 
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The Bet.  David Grant
Everyone wants to go on the school trip but no one can afford it. Ed, Zac, Becca and Kat decide to try and work for the money. Soon, it is boys versus girls in a bet to see who can raise the most and that's when the trouble starts. One thing's for sure; the competition starts here! 
Published by Bloomsbury 2016. Available for pre-order.
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Secret FC.  Tom Palmer
A fantastic story about football and friendships from the hugely popular Tom Palmer. This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 8+.
“A dramatic story with good twists and turns, especially the head’s reason for banning the game in the first place! “Julia Eccleshare  lovereading4kids.co.uk
Published by Barrington Stoke
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George and the Blue Moon.   Lucy & Stephen Hawking

Book five in the best selling space adventure series.

George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts - part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. 

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George and the Unbreakable Code Lucy & Stephen Hawking

The Fourth book in the best selling space adventure series.

ALSO Coming Soon as a four book box set hard cover edition from Simon & Schuster.

"[I] had to read it in one afternoon because I had a serious case of can’t-put-it-down . . . Just as thrilling a book as all the ones before it." (Helen's Guide to the Galaxy)
"Veritably perfect for any young space-lover . . . I can only imagine how enthralling it must seem for the young space enthusiasts." (NZ Book Lovers)

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The Dragonsitter's Party

"Real adventure... perfect for newly independent readers." (Andrea Reece, Lovereading)
"I love these books." (Bookwitch Blog)
"Entertainingly presented. Perfect for today's young readers. Great fun." (Parents in Touch)

The Dragonsitter To The Rescue OUT NOW!

Books 5 & 6 in the popular series from author Josh Lacey and illustrated throughout by Garry Parsons.  Published in the UK by Andersen Press.
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The Dragonsitter's Castle
The Dragonsitter's Island
The Dragonsitter Disasters
 

"...short, sharp and funny."  The Telegraph.

Books 3 & 4 in the popular series from author Josh Lacey and compilation bind-up of Books 1-3 in Dragonsitter Disiasters. August 2014.

The Dragonsitter's Island shortlisted for  The Surrey Libraries Children's Book Award 2016 and The Sheffield Children's Book Award 2016

Published in the UK by Andersen Press.

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The Dragonsitter Takes Off

'You've got to help us. There's a massive dragon in our garden and he won't go away.'

"A brilliant follow-up to The Dragonsitter" (Metro)
"This book is full of chuckles" (Carousel)

The second in the series from author Josh Lacey.

Published in the UK by Andersen Press, May 2013.

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The Dragonsitter

'Dear Uncle Morton. You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima.'

 It had sounded so easy: Edward was going to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on holiday. But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the postman is fleeing down the garden path. A hilarious novel for younger reader's from the author of 'Grk', Josh Lacey.

"...short, sharp and funny."  The Telegraph. 

"Will entertain any child of 7+" (Amanda Craig The Times)
"Ideal for young or reluctant readers and belly-busting laughter for all the family" (We Love This Book)
"Josh Lacey's comic timing is impeccable . . . This witty little book deserves to be read and reread" (Books for Keeps)

Published in the UK by Andersen Press, May 2012.

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Movie Maker

Lights! Camera! Action!  Learn how to make movies like a professional with this guide on how to make your own movies. This is a great book and was a joy to work on and has loads of illustrations.  My favourtie image from 'Movie Maker' has claimed this years Bronze at The Association of Illustrators Images Awards in the Children's Book section.

Shortlisted for the German Children's Literature Award 2012.

Published in the UK by Templar and USA by Walker

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George and the Big Bang

Written by Lucy Hawking and her father the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, George and the Big Bang includes essays by some of world’s most important cosmologists, brilliant illustrations by Garry Parsons, a thrilling plot line and a series of easy to read scientific inserts. With a full colour set of photographs, illustrating the wonder of the cosmos, George and the Big Bang, the final volume of the trilogy, brings George’s adventures in the universe to a fitting close…

"A briefer history of time—for a younger audience.” —USA Today

Published by Random House (UK) and Simon & Schuster (USA) 

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George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt

The second book about George has him going on a treasure hunt in space. Written by Lucy Hawking and her father the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. 

"The illustrations are fantastic..."  Bookwitch.

Published by Random House (UK) and Simon & Schuster (USA) 

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George's Secret Key To The Universe

Written by Lucy Hawking and her father the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. George's Secret Key to the Universe is an out of this world adventure based on real science and includes colour photos from space and is illustrated through out.

"..it is like a Dr Who adventure, inspiring curiosity and amazement." The Times Online

 The cover of George's Secret Key To The Universe was blasted into space by NASA on October 12, 2008. More...

Published by Random House (UK) and Simon & Schuster (USA) 

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Driver Dan's Story Train

Garry Parsons was commissioned to illustrate the story for an episode of CBeebies ‘Driver Dan’s Story Train’. This story is called "The Cat Just Sat"  and was first broadcast December 2011.

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Spooky Soccer

The follow up to The football ghosts see's our young football hero Seamus being referee for the match against the unruly ghosts from hell called The Dirtbag Devils and taking a turn in goal against Mouldy Milan. Seamus even meets Elvis!

Written by Malachy Doyle.  

A Red Banana book from Egmont.

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The Football Ghosts

This is the strangest football match you will ever see! A cup final played by the ghostly players from a match that never ended after the referee accidentally swallowed the whistle. Will the daring Seamus be able to help Stanley Ramsbottom's United beat the Rovers and finally put this match to rest?

Written by Malachy Doyle.  

A Red Banana book from Egmont.

 

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The Wrong Kind of Bark

Written by Julia Donaldson, The Wrong Kind of Bark features Finlay, a real dreamer, who gets the wrong end of the stick, and the nut and the flower...until he takes his puppy into school.

A Red Banana from Egmont.

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Ooh La La Lottie!

Warning! Eating too much of the same thing has consequences! Especially cheese.

Written by Karen Wallace.

Published by Kingfisher.

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Jumping Jack

Beware of Grandmas' bean stew!

Written by A.H. Benjamin

Published by Kingfisher

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The Four Franks

Sue Mayfield's charming story runs through four generations of Franks. The youngest Frank is given a keepsake handed down to him through the family but he loses it!

This image won the  Silver Award in the children's Book section of The Association of Illustrator's Images 28 competition, 2004.

Published by Egmont.

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Digging for Dinosaurs

My first illustrated book and still going strong. Has a picture of me at the back looking about 12. 

Written by Judy Waite

Published by Red Fox - Random House.