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Caryl Hart

  • 5 stars across 45 books
    Caryl Hart Biography
    Caryl Hart write picture books and young fiction and runs creative literacy workshops for schools and libraries.

    She lives on the top of a windy hill in Derbyshire with her husband, two cheeky daughters, a bouncy black Labrador and two extremely fluffy black cats. She loves walking, sitting in cafes and snuggling. 

    Caryl's book 'Welcome to Alien School' was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Awards 2013. Caryl's work has won multiple Regional Children's Book Awards including twice winning prizes at Oldham in 2013 and 2012.   

    Caryl has several exciting new releases coming. Knock Knock Dinosaur is out 7 January from Hodder Children's Books. It's a crazy counting book packed of fabulous illustrations by Nick East.

    In Spring 2017, the first of 4 first experiences books published by Walker Books is being released. Let's go to Nursery has a multicultural theme and is beautifully illustrated by Lauren Tobia. The second of these books is released in Autumn 2017 and is called Let's go to the Farm.

    For more information, visit www.carylhart.com or send Caryl a message on Twitter @carylhart1. She'd love to hear from you!
    12th January 2017

    Knock Knock Dinosaur

    A rhyming dinosaur counting book with a difference from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of Supermarket Zo... More

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    6th October 2016

    The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

    Princess Eliza is simply brilliant at making toys and gadgets but her mum wants her to start making friends instead.Not ... More

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    8th July 2010

    Supermarket Zoo

    Every little boy knows that going shopping with Mum is the most boring thing in the world. But for little Albie, one tri... More

    (9 reviews)
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    3rd May 2018

    Prince George Goes to School

     Prince George is starting school in this brilliantly funny, reassuring picture book from award-winning author Caryl Ha... More

    (9 reviews)
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    25th February 2015

    The Princess and the Giant

    Princess Sophie is fed up. She's EXHAUSTED and it's all because that grumpy old giant can't sleep - his stomps and stamp... More

    (8 reviews)
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    10th January 2013

    The Princess and the Peas

    Lily-Rose May will not eat her peas. Even when her father turns them into the most fabulous smoothies, shakes or cupcake... More

    (8 reviews)
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    2nd July 2015

    Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf who wouldn't go to school

    A perfect picture book to banish the first-day-at-school jitters, starring the most adorable wolf cub character. Wh... More

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    5th April 2012

    Whiffy Wilson

    There was a wolf called Wilson Who never brushed his hair. He never washed his paws or face Or chang... More

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    17th March 2011

    How to Grow a Dinosaur

    Albie is a normal little boy who has extraordinary adventures. When he helps his mum in the garden by planting some seed... More

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    29th March 2012

    Welcome to Alien School

    When, one morning, Mum calls Albie for school, he really doesn't want to go, He's too busy playing space rescues with hi... More

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    2nd January 2014

    How To Catch a Dragon

    Albie's trip to the library soon turns into a fun adventure with his new knightly friend. On their way to find some drag... More

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    1st May 2015

    How to Win a Monster Race

    Albie loves playing with his toy cars so when he finds himself in the middle of a monster grand prix, he knows exactly w... More

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    12th July 2016

    Peter Pan

    J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan is a thrilling adventure for all ages - the story of the boy who refuses to grow up is a ... More

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    25th April 2013

    Plunge into the Pirate Pool

    It's rainy and cold, and Albie's so tired that he doesn't want to go swimming. But when, Albie dives into the pool he fi... More

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    2nd August 2018

    Girls Can Do Anything!

    Do you want to climb a mountain? Drive a fire engine? Become prime minister? Join the girls in the pages of ... More

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    23rd August 2018

    One Shoe Two Shoes

    Shoes, shoes and more shoes ... this book is bursting with them. From party shoes and flip-flops to cowboy boots and clo... More

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    6th March 2014

    The Princess and the Presents

    Princess Ruby really is a horrid child - the most spoilt princess you could ever meet. And when it's her birthday, there... More

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    6th May 2010

    Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate

    When Kate P Green goes for tea with the Queen, she gets more than she bargained for in this hilariously anarchic look ... More

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    11th August 2016

    Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf who wouldn't go to bed

    From bestselling picture book author, Caryl Hart, winner of numerous awards, comes an hilarious story about not wantin... More

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    6th October 2016

    How to Save a Superhero

    Albie doesn't want to tidy his toys away but when a comic-book baddie snatches one away, he has to chase after them! Fol... More

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    1st July 2018

    Lunch on a Pirate Ship

    Come with Jack on a quest for the perfect lunch - you never know who you might meet! Jack doesn't want to eat ... More

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    20th September 2018

    How to Ride a Polar Bear

    When Albie and his mum go to the museum , Albie has no idea what is in store for him. He know that museums are fu... More

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    5th May 2016

    Prince George and the Royal Potty

    From the bestselling, award-winning author of The Princess and the Peas comes the perfect potty training book for little... More

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    8th October 2015

    There's a Monster in My Fridge

    This fun split page book is full of scary monsters - doing silly things! A hilarious story from Caryl Hart with lovabl... More

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    5th March 2015

    Foxy Tales: The Great Jail Break: Book 3

    Foxy DuBois and Alphonso the Alligator find themselves in a very tight place. Can they escape? Or will it be a life be... More

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    11th January 2018

    Knock Knock Pirate

    A rhyming pirate counting book that's full of surprises from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of Supermark... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Rhino? What Rhino?

    When Rhino escapes from the zoo to a farm he leaves a trail of havoc and devastation. When the poor farm animals end up ... More

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    5th June 2014

    Foxy Tales: The Road to Fame and Fortune: Book 2

    Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's h... More

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    6th March 2014

    Foxy Tales: The Cunning Plan: Book 1

    Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's h... More

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    4th July 2013

    Catch That Rat

    I went out this morning, and what did I see? A white, whiskered rat, looking straight back at me! With scratchy pink cla... More

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    1st March 2012

    Don't Put Your Pants on Your Head, Fred!

    If your pants drive you potty and getting dressed is a disaster, then this is the book for you! Learning how to get... More

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    5th October 2017

    Say Sorry Sidney

    A lighthearted, silly rhyming tale of a rhino whose manners are just not what they should be! When Rhino es... More

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    2nd September 2013

    Jack and the Beanstalk: Band 02b/Red B

    Jack's mum sends Jack to sell their cow so that they have food to eat. But instead of coming home with money, Jack com... More

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    7th April 2016

    The Invincibles: The Piglet Pickle

    In this first story, troublesome twosome Nell and Freddie go on a school trip to a farm, where they pet the animals and ... More

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    4th August 2016

    The Invincibles: The Hamster Rescue

    In Nell and Freddie's second adventure, it's Hamish the hamster to the rescue! Freddie Spoon is having a birthday part... More

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    1st March 2017

    Let's Go to Nursery!

    From a wibbly-wobbly building block tower to a sing-song circle, join friends Billy and Bee in a wonderfully bouncy intr... More

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    10th August 2017

    Big Box Little Box

    Big box, little box Hey, that's not a bed box. My box, your box, Snore box How many ways can a cat interact with a box?... More

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    7th September 2017

    The Invincibles: The Beast of Bramble Woods

    Nell and Freddie have the BEST time camping. They eat ALL the marshmallows and play TRICKS on Nell's big brother and his... More

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    7th June 2018

    Let's Go to the Seaside!

    Bare toes scrunch in crunchy sand, children run and play. Look, it's Bee and Billy... They're on the beach today! Join ... More

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    8th January 2019

    Knock Knock Alien

    Aliens at the door can only mean trouble in this hilarious rhyming counting book that is out of this world! A ... More

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    7th March 2019

    When a Dragon Comes to Stay

    When a dragon comes to stay, will she behave herself? Why, of course she will. Obviously she knows she must share her to... More

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    8th August 2019

    How to Find Egyptian Treasure

    Albie is putting the finishing touches to his sandcastle when a mysterious wind blows him all the way to Ancient E... More

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