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Anna Kemp

  • 5 stars across 10 books
    When she is not writing children's stories, Anna Kemp is a lecturer at Queen Mary University of London where she teaches French Literature. Her books have been shortlisted for several prizes including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Waterstones book prize and Oscar's book prize. Her picture books have been adapted for stage and screen. Her website is https://www.annakemp-author.com/. SARA OGILVIE is one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators. She studied Illustration and Printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art and now lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
    1st April 2010

    Dogs Don't Do Ballet

    Celebrating ten Biff-tastic years of this hilarious story about a small dog with a big personality and even bigger dre... More

    (35 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    Dave the Lonely Monster

    Monstrous beasts have feelings too! This lively story of a lonely monster called Dave , who lives all alone... More

    (13 reviews)
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    28th April 2011

    Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes

    Daisy's mum and dad are always too busy to listen to a word that she says, so when, one day, she tells them that a big p... More

    (9 reviews)
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    26th April 2012

    The Worst Princess

    Once upon a time, in a tower near you, Lived a sad princess; the Princess Sue. "Some day," she sighed, "my prince ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    4th June 2015

    Sir Lilypad

    Once upon a time, in a deep dark bog, lived a teeny, tiny speckled frog. Now, he might be tiny (the other frogs call him... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th January 2011

    Fantastic Frankie and the Brain-Drain Machine

    When Frankie Blewitt brings home yet another F-for-failure school report it's the last straw for his overachieving paren... More

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    13th May 2021

    The Little Mermaid

    Rediscover the story of the Little Mermaid, who dreams of a world above the waves . . . In Anna Kemp's powerful rei... More

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    22nd November 2018

    Mammoth

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      Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes

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      Daisy’s mum and dad are always busy, and too busy to notice Daisy. When a rhino comes into their home, Daisy tries to tell them, but they don’t listen...