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Coralie Bickford-Smith

Coralie Bickford-Smith

  • 4 stars across 4 books
Coralie Bickford-Smith is a designer at Penguin Books. Her first book, The Fox and the Star, was named Waterstones Book of the Year and as one of Time Out's 100 Children's Books of All Time. Her design work has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times and the Guardian. Her cover design has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in the United States and Design and Art Direction in the UK.
6th October 2016

The Fox and the Star

This is the moving story of a fox, a star and an eternal friendship, written and beautifully illustrated by the award-wi... MoreThe Fox and the Star

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31st August 2017

The Worm and the Bird

**Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards 201... MoreThe Worm and the Bird

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5th March 2020

The Song of the Tree

**Nominated for the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal**'A masterwork, every page a sumptuous feast of colour and compositi... MoreThe Song of the Tree

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31st August 2023

The Squirrel and the Lost Treasure

'Coralie Bickford-Smith depicts nature at its most majestic' Financial TimesAn enchanting clothbound fable about growth,... MoreThe Squirrel and the Lost Treasure

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