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Caryl Hart

  • 5 stars across 64 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... More

    (21 reviews)
    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

    (20 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

    (18 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

    (18 reviews)
    9th July 2020

    Bears Love Squares

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

    (18 reviews)
    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 illustrat... More

    (18 reviews)
    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 ... More

    (17 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

    (17 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

    (16 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

    (16 reviews)
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