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Avril Rowlands

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Avril Rowlands is a renowned children's books and television writer with over forty published books. For Lion Children's these include: Tales from the Ark and its sequels, The Animals' Christmas, The Animals' Easter and The Animals' Caravan series. Avril's hobbies include swimming, walking, theatre and steam railways. ROSSLYN MORAN is an experienced illustrator who now specialises in children's books. She has illustrated several titles for Barefoot Books and for Lion has worked on Tales from the Ark and its sequels, and The Animals' Christmas. She lives in Lancashire.
    24th January 2020

    Who Jesus Was

    Caravan Bear once again hitches up Hector the horse to the brightly painted gypsy-style caravan and, with Whitby the d... More

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    20th April 2018

    The Journey Begins

    One morning, Rabbit discovers a birthday parcel addressed to him. Inside is a Bible and on the flyleaf is written 'Rea... More

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    22nd August 2003

    All the Tales from the Ark

    A collection of 40 funny and original stories telling what might have happened on board Noah's Ark, taken from Tales fro... More

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    24th March 1995

    More Tales from the Ark

    This sequel to the author's "Tales From the Ark", is the second collection of tales of what "might" have happened on Noa... More

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    19th September 1997

    The Animals' Christmas and other stories

    Christmas is the common thread running through these stories - from the events of the first Christmas to different aspec... More

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    22nd June 2018

    The Stories Jesus Told

    One morning, Rabbit discovers a birthday parcel addressed to him. Inside is a Bible and on the flyleaf is written 'Rea... More

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    1st August 2002

    Animals to the Rescue: And Other Stories

    A contemporary adventure about a family who move to the country and the creatures they encounter in their new garden. Se... More

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    29th April 2019

    The Journey Continues

    Caravan Bear once again hitches up Hector the horse to the brightly painted gypsy-style caravan and, with Whitby the d... More

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    22nd May 2020

    What Jesus Did: Adventures through the Bible with Caravan Bear and friends

    Caravan Bear once again hitches up Hector the horse to the brightly painted gypsy-style caravan and, with Whitby the d... More

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