Charlotte Guillain

  • 5 stars across 570 books
Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.


Publication Date


4th May 2017

The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback is one ... MoreThe Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

(21 reviews) Review
27th July 2017

Treats for a T. rex

Join George, a young and courageous explorer with all the pluck of a little Indiana Jones, on a Jurassic Park-style jo... MoreTreats for a T. rex

(15 reviews) Review
8th February 2018

The First Easter Egg Hunt

An Easter EGGS-travaganza from bestselling authors Adam and Charlotte Guillain with illustrations by the ri... MoreThe First Easter Egg Hunt

(15 reviews) Review
5th April 2018

Molly’s Magic Wardrobe: Search for the Fairy Star

The Fairytale Hairdresser meets Narnia in this magical new picture book series about a girl and her enchanted dressing-u... MoreMolly’s Magic Wardrobe: Search for the Fairy Star

(14 reviews) Review
28th August 2014

Doughnuts for a Dragon

A boy called George had a brilliant idea To be like the heroes of old. He would go off and search for... MoreDoughnuts for a Dragon

(12 reviews) Review
7th February 2019

The World Book Day Monster

A celebration of reading and the huge phenomenon of dressing-up as your favourite character on World Bo... MoreThe World Book Day Monster

(12 reviews) Review
6th October 2016

Black Beauty

"Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it." Tran... MoreBlack Beauty

(11 reviews) Review
18th February 2021

What Did the Tree See

'This beautifully drawn book is a delightful launchpad for home learning' – Sunday TimesTold in gentle rhyming verse, th... MoreWhat Did the Tree See

(11 reviews) Review
14th October 2021

What the Elephant Heard

Told in gentle rhyming verse, this beautiful non-fiction picture book follows the story of a herd of African elephants a... MoreWhat the Elephant Heard

(11 reviews) Review
23rd March 2017

The Street Beneath My Feet

This award-winning, double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey down through the layers of the Earth, a... MoreThe Street Beneath My Feet

(8 reviews) Review
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Recent Reviews

  • The Street Beneath My Feet

    The Street Beneath My Feet

    by Fwb

    Interesting look into what is beneath our feet in the ground. My son liked the pull out feature of the book. Very fascinating. Brilliant illustrations...

  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    I have decided to read some of the Children's Classics to my girl so Wizard of Oz is the next one on our list. It was very enjoyable and ever to bizar...

  • Black Beauty

    Black Beauty

    Really enjoyed this book and I loved reading it to my girl. It is written from the point of view of the horse, in the 19th century. I found it very in...

Series by
Charlotte Guillain

Puffin Classics

George's Amazing Adventures

Scholastic Classics

Look Closer

Chocolate Box Girls

Sticker Carry Wallet

Animal Abilities

The Penguin English Library

World of Wonder

Campbell First Explorers

Animal Fairy Tales

Collins Big Cat

Fairy Tale Mix-ups

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers

I'm Thinking of

Early Level 1 Non-Fiction Set C

Physical Science

Little Nippers: Is It...?

Read and Learn: Sport and My Body

Read Me!: Fierce Fighters

Read Me!: Mythical Creatures

Read Me!: Dream it, Do it!

Folk Tales from Around the World

Green Kids

European Nations

Acorn Plus: Physical Science

Read and Learn: Growing Up

Dream It, Do It!

Timeline History

In Touch with Science

War Stories

Walk on the Wild Side

Explorer Travel Guides

Read and Learn: Author Biographies

Solving Mysteries With Science

Little Boost

Animal Family Albums

Read Me!: Walk on the Wild Side

Eye on the Wild

Ignite: Treasure Hunters

Collins Big Cat Arabic Reading Programme

Collins Big Cat Progress

Collins Big Cat Phonics

Acorn: Sounds All Around Us

Acorn: Help the Environment

Ultimate Adventurers

Fierce Fighters



Pets Plus

Fairy Tales Today

101 Ways

Hopscotch: Twisty Tales

Reading Worlds

Time Hunters

Author Biographies

Animal Life Stories

Young Explorer: Animal Life Stories

Race Ahead with Reading

Living in the Wild: Big Cats

Infosearch: Living in the Wild: Big Cats

Languages of the World

Women's Stories from History

Connect with Text

Wonders of the Earth S.

Raintree Perspectives: Connect with Text

Real Life Issues

Culture in Action

Countries Around the World

Acorn: Comparing Minibeasts

Jobs If You Like...

Global Cultures

Our Bodies

Young Explorer: Jobs If You Like...

Middle School Nonfiction: Women's Stories from History

Maths together

Acorn: Space

Young Explorer: Languages of the World

Who's Who in ?

Raintree Perspectives: Animal Abilities

Bug Club


Acorn Plus:

Acorn Plus: Maths

Project X Origins

China Focus

Project X CODE ^IExtra^R

Properties of Materials

Writing and Staging Plays

Engage Literacy Brown

Engage Literacy Lime

Engage Literacy Grey

Rising Stars Reading Planet

My First Reference


Engage Literacy Dark Red

Acorn: Our Bodies

Acorn: Properties of Materials

Acorn: Spot the Difference

Read Me: Fierce Fighters

Young Explorer: Food Groups

Project X Code

Bloomsbury Young Readers

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds

Help the Environment

Spot the difference

Engage Literacy Ruby

Project X CODE Extra

Big Cat Phonics for Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised