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Colin Hawkins

Colin Hawkins

  • 5 stars across 35 books
Jacqui Hawkins was born in London and studied graphic design at Goldsmiths College. Together with her husband, Colin Hawkins, Jacqui has created over 100 books for children, including Fairytale News and The Dance of the Dinosaurs. Colin and Jacqui Hawkins live in Cork, Ireland. Colin Hawkins grew up in Blackpool, studying graphic design and illustration at Blackpool School of Art. Colin met his wife, Jacqui Hawkins, when they were both in their teens, and they married in 1968. Colin and Jacqui Hawkins' first book, Witches, was published in 1981, and the couple have since gone on to create more than 100 successful and much-loved books for children.
16th February 2016

Old Macdonald Had a Farm

Highlights introduces the first in a new series of reading and puzzle books about kids' favorite rhymes and songs. In Ol... MoreOld Macdonald Had a Farm

(5 reviews) Review
29th October 2010

Old Mother Hubbard

A charming new version of the classic nursery rhyme for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated story... MoreOld Mother Hubbard

(3 reviews) Review
2nd May 2005

Fairytale News

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Big Bad Wolf steals granny’s clothing! Golden-haired girl caught napping in three bears... MoreFairytale News

(3 reviews) Review
9th May 2013

What's the Time, Mr Wolf?

_______________ 'An instant childhood classic' - Independent _______________ Mr Wolf is revealed to be not quite so bi... MoreWhat's the Time, Mr Wolf?

(2 reviews) Review
10th October 1998

Creepy Castle

(0 reviews) Review
14th February 2017

Whose House?

Find out who lives in a hive, a shell, a garage, and a hangar in this lovely rhyming book by Curious George creator H. A... MoreWhose House?

(0 reviews) Review
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