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Colin Hawkins

  • 5 stars across 32 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.
    1st April 2005

    Fairytale News

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

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    29th October 2010

    Old Mother Hubbard

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading Series", part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at... More

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    9th May 2013

    What's the Time, Mr Wolf?

    What's the time, Mr Wolf? It's story time with Debi Gliori! Accompany Mr Wolf as he goes about his daily routine from b... More

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    16th February 2015

    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... More

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    3rd June 2004

    Snap! Snap!

    In the hairy, scary darkness, little Sally is kidnapped by a great hairy green monster. He takes her off to meet lots of... More

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