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Colin Hawkins

  • 5 stars across 34 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... More

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    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... More

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    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... 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 fr... More

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    10th October 1998

    Creepy Castle

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    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... More

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    30th May 1980

    I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

    This rollicking board book retelling of the classic children's song is perfect for reading aloud-and now is reissued w... More

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