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  • 5 stars across 34 books
    Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children's groups. Alison Jay has a first-class degree in illustration from the London College of Printing. She worked in animation before moving on to children's illustration, for which she works in quick-drying oil paint. She is well known for her children's books and her Welcome to the Zoo was selected as one of New York's Bank Street's best books of the year in 2009. William and the Night Train was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and won the Transworld Children's Book Award.
    1st May 2017

    Bee & Me

    The beautiful Bee and Me by Alison Jay is now available in paperback! A bee flies in the window and a little girl is fri... More

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    1st September 2015

    Twelve Days of Christmas

    This visual feast from acclaimed illustrator Alison Jay is the perfect festive gift. On Christmas Eve, a man buys presen... More

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    1st May 2011

    Wheels and Wings

    This is the next title in touch and feel series using Alison Jay's trademark crackle-glazed artwork. It explores the th... More

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    1st September 2011

    Alison Jay: If Kisses Were Colours

    In each spread Janet Lawler likens kisses to colours of the rainbow, pebbles on the beach, raindrops, flowers, blankets,... More

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    1st October 1993

    Christmas Time

    "A small girl accompanies her father to buy a tree, helps decorate it, and is a little frightened to visit Santa so deci... More

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    19th September 2013

    Out of the Blue

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    10th August 2017

    Looking for Yesterday

    How can tomorrow ever be as good as yesterday? Boy doesn't think it can be and puts all his scientific knowledge to use,... More

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    1st March 2012

    Farm Families

    The newset picture book from Alison Jay is a glorious trip around a classic farmyard. Meet the horse and her foal, the ... More

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    1st September 2001

    Picture This...: A Child's First Picture Book

    Words and images combine on each page of this picture book to create an introduction to familiar words that children and... More

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    1st April 2008

    Counting: A Child's First 123

    In this enchanting counting adventure, follow the dreams of a sleeping girl and meet favourite characters from fairy tal... More

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    1st May 2009

    Alison Jay's Question Blocks

    Following on from the successful boxset 'My First Picture Blocks', these midsize chunky board books work on the next sta... More

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    1st January 2010

    Alison Jay's Nursery Rhyme Rainbow

    Alison Jay takes us on an exciting adventure through the world of well-loved nursery rhymes. One brave young boy discove... More

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    1st September 2009

    Welcome to the Zoo

    Alison Jay has created her own zoo, in which the animals outwit the zoo keepers! Brimming with small stories and enchant... More

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    1st September 2014

    Twelve Days of Christmas

    This visual feast from acclaimed illustrator Alison Jay is the perfect festive gift. On Christmas Eve, a man buys presen... More

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    1st September 2012

    The Nutcracker

    When young Clara is given a Nutcracker toy on Christmas Eve, she begins a magical journey to the festive Land of Sweets,... More

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    1st May 2011

    Rain and Shine

    Next title in touch and feel series using Alison Jay's trademark crackle-glazed artwork. Explore the theme of weather t... More

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    1st October 2010

    The Nutcracker

    When Clara enters the magical world of the Nutcracker, anything can happen - toys can come to life, Clara can become a r... More

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    1st September 2011

    The Nutcracker

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    6th October 2015

    Song of the Stars

    This board book edition of Song of the Stars , written by New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, ... More

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    1st February 2012

    Alison Jay Giant Wall Cards

    From cats to elephants, little ones will love learning their first animal names with these giant wall cards. They can b... More

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    1st May 2011

    Alison Jay ABC Flashcards

    These colourful flashcards offer more than just an opportunity to teach a child their ABC and expand their vocabulary. B... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's First Words

    Words and Alison Jay's distinctive artwork combine on each page to create an introduction to familiar words that childre... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's 123

    In this enchanting counting adventure, follow the dreams of a sleeping girl and meet favourite characters from fairy tal... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's Colours

    Alison Jay takes us on an exciting adventure through the world of well-loved nursery rhymes. One brave young boy discove... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's ABC

    B is for boy . . . but in Alison Jay's ABC, B also stands for basket, beehive, and butterfly. Featuring a simple format ... More

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    23rd February 2008

    Alison Jay's Nursery Slipcase

    Discover the alphabet and first numbers in these two lavishly illustrated board books, available for the first time toge... More

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    1st October 2006

    Alison Jay's Counting

    In this enchanting counting adventure, follow the dreams of a sleeping girl and meet favourite characters from fairy tal... More

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