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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. 
    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 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 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

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    3rd April 2012

    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

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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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    5th October 2017

    Spider!

    Award-winning actor and national treasure Alison Steadman OBE has written a story which will win over parents and chil... More

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    6th August 2007

    A Dinosaur Called Tiny

    Meet Tiny - the pint-sized, prehistoric hero! He may be very small, but he's got a very big heart! When ... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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