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Carol Diggory Shields

  • 3 stars across 3 books
    Carol Diggory Shields is the author of The Bugliest Bug (9780744598131) and Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp (9781406312683), which she was inspired to write after "being called a Nagosaurus by my five-year-old". Currently a children's librarian, Carol has also worked with children as a recreational therapist and at one time was a designer of stuffed toys. Her years of being around children have definitely helped her get a feel for the stories that kids love, told in animated verse with an infectious beat. The author of several books for children, Carol lives in northern California.

    Lauren Tobia graduated from the University of the West of England with a degree in Illustration and was highly commended in the Macmillan Children's Book Prize. The early success of the Anna Hibiscus novels by Atinuke, which Lauren illustrated, led to her illustrating the Anna Hibiscus picture books (Anna Hibiscus' Song and Splash! Anna Hibiscus). Lauren lives in Bristol with her family.
    2nd March 2017

    Anne of Green Gables

    'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody' When ... More

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    1st August 2008

    Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp

    A rollicking rhyming dinosaur picture book for young children. Have you ever wondered what the dinosaurs did for fun? W... More

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    1st March 2015

    Baby's Got the Blues

    Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an infant is really like? In this bluesy story, sometimes being a baby ... More

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