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Chris Haughton

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Chris Haughton is an Irish illustrator and author living in London. He was listed in Time magazine's 'DESIGN 100' for the work he has been doing for fair trade clothing company People Tree. His debut book 'A Bit Lost' was first published in English in September 2010. It has been translated into 19 languages and won 10 awards in 8 countries. In the UK it won Gold at the AOI 'Best of British Illustration Awards 2010'. In Ireland it won the Bisto Children's book of the year and the Eilís Dillon Award for Best Debut Book. In Holland it won the Dutch Picture Book of the Year 2012. In the US it won the Marion Vannette Ridgway award. 'Oh No George' came out in March 2012 and has been nominated for 5 awards in 4 countries including the Greenaway Medal and the Roald Dahl Funny award. ‘SHH! We have a plan’ came out in March 2014 and won the UK Association of Illustrators Award for best childrens book. Hat Monkey was released in Sept 2014.
    22nd July 2014

    Oh No, George!

    It's hard work being good all the time - and it's especially hard for a dog like George! A board book edition of the hi... More

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    1st March 2015

    Shh! We Have a Plan

    The winner of the 2014 Association of Illustrators' Award for Children's Books, Shh! is the covetable new picture book f... More

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    1st August 2017

    Goodnight Everyone

    From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan, comes the ultimat... More

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    1st May 2011

    A Bit Lost

    Charting the journey of a little lost owl, a heart-warming and reassuring read from one of the most exciting new voices ... More

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    6th September 2012

    Ar Strae Beagan (A Bit Lost)

    A perfect introduction to the Irish language for the very young comes in the form of this beautiful and witty picture bo... More

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    6th March 2014

    Ababu, a Ghugai! (Oh No, George!)

    A perfect introduction to the Irish language for the very young comes in the form of this hilarious picture book about a... More

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    1st August 2010

    Bit Lost, A

    This is a beautiful and witty picture book charting the journey of Little Owl who is just 'a bit lost'...Little Owl must... More

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    5th October 2017

    Shh!: A Chris Haughton Boxed Set

    A boxed set of 3 vibrant, vivid board books from award-winning author-illustrator Chris Haughton In these three stories... More

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    1st August 2019

    Don't Worry, Little Crab

    From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George!, Shh! We Have a Plan and Goodnight Everyon... More

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    • Goodnight Everyone

      Goodnight Everyone

      The only one of Chris Haughton’s books that we have in paperback format instead of boardbook. This is perfect for bedtime reading. Illustrations are o...

    • A Bit Lost

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      This was the third book by this author that we purchased. Probably our least favourite of the three and only because the story is so closely linked to...

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      Shh! We Have a Plan

      Another firm favourite of ours by this author. My daughter loves to laugh every time the bird gets away unscathed. Lovely illustrations too. We have t...

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