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Caryl Hart

  • 5 stars across 56 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 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

    (18 reviews)
    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

    (15 reviews)
    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

    (13 reviews)
    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 ... More

    (11 reviews)
    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

    (11 reviews)
    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

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (8 reviews)
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