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  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Antonia Barber is an award-winning writer of children's and adult fiction, including her bestselling picture book Catkin, illustrated by P. J. Lynch, and her adult novels, The Ghosts and The Ring in the Rough Stuff, both of which were shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Antonia divides her time between a converted oast house in Kent and a cosy harbourside cottage in the real Cornish village of Mousehole.

    Nicola Bayley, once shortlisted and twice commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, is perhaps best known for her loving, detailed depictions of cats, and has captured the hearts of her readers in titles such as The Necessary Cat, The Patchwork Cat, The Mousehole Cat, Katje the Windmill Cat and Rudyard Kipling's classic, The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story. Nicola lives in London.
    3rd June 1993

    The Mousehole Cat

    A picture book favourite, this is the dramatic and moving Cornish tale of a cat and a fisherman who brave the stormy sea... More

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    1st October 1998

    Tales from Grimm

    A collection of 15 classic fairy tales from the brothers Grimm, retold in this text with a contemporary approach.... More

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    24th February 2004

    Hidden Tales from Eastern Europe

    The walls of Eastern Europe have recently crumbled to reveal fascinating hidden cultures. To reflect this more open pers... More

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    7th March 1996

    The Monkey and the Panda

    Lean, lively Monkey causes havoc in the village. Fat, friendly Panda spends her days quietly munching bamboo. Who is mor... More

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    17th May 2007

    Read Write Inc. Comprehension: Module 12: Children's Books: The Monkey and the Panda Pack of 5 books

    Read Write Inc. Comprehension is the next step in developing children's composition and writing skills once they have be... More

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    1st September 2006

    Mousehole Cat Book And Cd

    Discover the wonderfully atmospheric and dramatic Cornish tale of Mowzer, the cat, and Tom, the old fisherman, who brave... More

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    1st September 2003

    Hidden Tales from Eastern Europe

    The walls of Eastern Europe have recently crumbled to reveal fascinating hidden cultures. To reflect this more open pers... More

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    1st March 1984

    The Ghosts

    When Lucy sat in the attic, she thought she heard the sound of voices calling...... More

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    27th August 1998

    Friends and Rivals

    Charting Louisa's developing skills, interest in and knowledge about ballet, this book is part of a series which follows... More

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