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  • 5 stars across 32 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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    16th November 2015

    The Nutcracker

    A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D... More

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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 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 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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    14th February 2012

    Bird In A Box

    It's 1937. America is struggling to get out of the Great Depression and 3 children, Otis, Willie and Hibernia, are about... 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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