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cover 1Best Bit of Daddy’s Day
Egmont 2016

‘A heartwarming father/son story with a familiar school setting – the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Bertie wants to drive trucks and diggers, just like his daddy. But today there’s a special surprise waiting for him at school that might mean that Bertie’s day and Daddy’s day won’t be so different . . . A touching story about a very special bond.’ Buy this book

 

cover smMonkey and the Little One
Egmont 2015

Shortlisted for the 2015 Junior Design Awards and listed as one of the top ten best new picture books of 2015 by the Independent Book Sellers Association.

‘Monkey lives a quiet life, all alone in the jungle. That is, until a visitor arrives who makes himself right at home. But can Monkey and the Little One ever get along? A heart-warming tale of friendship and the power of jam sandwiches.’ Buy this book

 

millie_1Millie Shares
Egmont 2014

Millie has a very special toy called Monkey. She won’t let anyone play with him, not even her best friend Lily. In fact, she won’t let anyone play with any of the toys at nursery until she realises that it’s no fun playing all by yourself… Buy this book

 

 

knew_1That’s When I Knew
Gullane Children’s Books 2013

All the family loves the new baby. But Poppy isn’t sure. Her baby brother just sleeps and eats and cries and cries! But one night, his crying suddenly stops: Poppy’s baby brother reaches out to her, and holding him close, she realizes something very special…  A sincere and tender celebration of sibling love.

 

 

back_1Back to Front and Upside Down
Gullane Children’s Books 2012

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award from the American Libraries Association, 2013. Winner of the Paterson Prize for Contunued Excellence in Children’s Literature, 2013

Alfie doesn’t like writing. His letters come out back to front and upside down. And he certainly can’t tell Miss Catnip – everyone will laugh at him. But today, as the class write cards for a special occasion, will he finally find the courage to voice his fears?

This warm classroom story will encourage and empower every child.

“Wonderfully relatable” Henry Winkler, OBE, Co-founder, My Way! Campaign

 

lost_in_the_snowLost in the Snow
Gullane Children’s Books 2010

“Which way?” asked Fern. Benny didn’t know. “We are lost!” Playing in the snow is so much fun that the two little fox cubs wander far from their den. Can bold Benny find the way back? Or will it be timid Fern who leads them home to Mummy? An enchanting winter story about overcoming your fears and finding your inner strength.

 

flor_1Small Florence
Gullane Children’s Books 2009

Short listed for the 2010 Mad About Books Stockport Schools Book Award.

When Small Florence’s cruel sisters lose their nerve on stage during a singing competition, the judges discover something special – a beautiful voice singing from the crowd…Small Florence!

 

lucy_coverLucy and the Bully
Gullane Children’s Books 2008

Winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2009.

Lucy loves everything about nursery – except for Tommy, who is a bully. He stamps on her sculpture, breaks her pencils then warns her not to tell – or else! But with a little help from Lucy’s mum, Tommy is more than ready to turn over a new leaf. A touching tale about learning to deal with bullying.

 

 

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