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Caryl Hart

  • 5 stars across 74 books
Caryl Hart Biography
Caryl Hart write picture books and young fiction and runs creative literacy workshops for schools, libraries, communities and festivals. Her books have won and been shortlisted for many regional and national awards. Meet the Oceans was one of Waterstones Best Books for Babies & Toddlers 2021 and Books for Topics' Best EYFS Curriculum Support 2021. Girls Can Do Anything was shortlisted for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award, 2019.

Her best-selling Albie series has sold over a quarter of a million copies in the UK.

Caryl lives in Sheffield with her family and loves walking in the hills, cycling and wild swimming.  

For more information, visit or send Caryl a message on Twitter @carylhart1 or Instagram @carylhart  She'd love to hear from you!

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4th March 2021

Meet the Oceans

SPLOOOOSH! We're off on an exciting underwater adventure in our submarine to meet the oceans and seas of our blue planet... MoreMeet the Oceans

(24 reviews) Review
12th January 2017

Knock Knock Dinosaur

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

(21 reviews) Review
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... MoreSupermarket Zoo

(19 reviews) Review
3rd March 2022

The Girl Who Planted Trees

In this empowering picture book by award-winning author Caryl Hart, one small girl inspires her whole village to plant a... MoreThe Girl Who Planted Trees

(19 reviews) Review
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... MoreHow to Grow a Dinosaur

(18 reviews) Review
10th January 2013

The Princess and the Peas

A heartwarming reinvention of The Princess and the Pea, this funny reassuring picture book is perfect for royally fussy ... MoreThe Princess and the Peas

(18 reviews) Review
9th July 2020

Bears Love Squares

Triangles are tremendous, circles are sensational, but Bear loves squares ... Squares are nice and even. Their corners ... MoreBears Love Squares

(18 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

How to Drive a Roman Chariot

Join Albie on a brand new adventure in the TENTH book in this brilliant series by the bestselling author and illustrator... MoreHow to Drive a Roman Chariot

(18 reviews) Review
3rd March 2022

Thank You for the Little Things

The perfect book to share with anxious little ones, and the ideal antidote to worries big and small - with gorgeous illu... MoreThank You for the Little Things

(18 reviews) Review
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... MoreHow to Find Egyptian Treasure

(17 reviews) Review
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