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Alan Durant

  • 5 stars across 114 books
    Alan Durant is a prolific author of picture books and novels for children of all ages, including Dear Mermaid, Dear Tooth Fairy, and Dear Father Christmas; his football stories were featured in the BBC series English Express, winner of the Children's BAFTA Award. Alan is also s National Reading Campaign Reading Champion and a frequent visitor to schools, libraries and festivals around the UK and abroad. He lives in Brighton, Sussex. 
    13th June 2019

    Quill Soup

    Quill Soup is a prestigious White Ravon 2020. Shortlisted for The English Association Picture Book Awards 2020! ... More

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    1st October 2015

    Big, Bad Bunny

    Big, Bad Bunny is a hilarious tale of one bunny and his naughty ways -illustrated by Maurizia Rubino... More

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    1st January 2007

    I Love You, Little Monkey

    What do you get when a little monkey grows bored? A giant mess of squashed figs, a bounced-on bed... and a very cross Bi... More

    (3 reviews)
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    7th February 2013

    Always and Forever

    When Fox dies the rest of his family are absolutely distraught. How will Mole, Otter and Hare go on without their belove... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th May 2011

    Unfortunately

    When you are walking through the jungle, almost anything can happen. Unfortunately, sometimes it's bad, but fortunatel... More

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    1st August 2013

    Angus Rides The Goods Train

    When Angus boards the goods train, laden with milk, honey, and rice, he's full of excitement as the driver speeds across... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st September 2005

    Dear Father Christmas

    Sequel to the hugely popular "Dear Tooth Fairy", this is a Christmas gift book full of magical treats! It is December an... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Dear Tooth Fairy

    A book with fold-out letters and real gifts from the Tooth Fairy! When Holly's tooth falls out, she doesn't wan... More

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    1st September 2001

    Rescue!

    High-interest, lower ability resource for KS2-3. Designed to provide high-interest books for lower level readers aged 6 ... More

    (1 review)
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