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Alan Durant

  • 5 stars across 112 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! ... MoreQuill Soup

(6 reviews) Review
1st October 2015

Big, Bad Bunny

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

(5 reviews) Review
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... MoreI Love You, Little Monkey

(3 reviews) Review
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... MoreAlways and Forever

(3 reviews) Review
5th May 2011


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

(3 reviews) Review
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... MoreAngus Rides The Goods Train

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreDear Father Christmas

(2 reviews) Review
7th May 2015

Daddy, I Can't Sleep

When Little Panda can't sleep, Daddy Panda helps him understand that there's nothing to be afraid of. They explore their... MoreDaddy, I Can't Sleep

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreDear Tooth Fairy

(2 reviews) Review
1st June 2006

Burger Boy

Benny liked burgers. Benny LOVED burgers. Burgers were the only food that Benny would eat. "You'll turn into a burge... MoreBurger Boy

(1 review) Review
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