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  • 5 stars across 7 books

    DAVID LITCHFIELD first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones 'mash up' comics for his older brother and sister. His first picture book with Frances Lincoln Children's Books, The Bear and the Piano , won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize (Illustrated Book Category) and became a best-seller in the UK and US. It was shortlisted for 8 other awards in the UK including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Independent Bookshop Week Award, and has sold in over 20 languages. David has since illustrated The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery (Faber & Faber, 2016), and his second book, Grandad's Secret Giant , published in April 2017. David lives in Bedford with his family.

    3rd February 2016

    The Bear and the Piano

    One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himse... More

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    29th March 2017

    Grandad's Secret Giant

    'Funny, touching and visually stunning, this really is a book to treasure.' Daily Mail A GIANT story of belonging and fr... More

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    29th August 2018

    The Bear, The Piano, The Dog and the Fiddle

    'Another guaranteed bestseller from this remarkable artist' - DAILY MAIL Hector and his dog Hugo have made mus... More

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    5th October 2017

    The Bear and the Piano Sound Book

    Hear the best-selling book The Bear and the Piano come to life with this special gift-edition sound book. One d... More

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    4th February 2020

    Lights on Cotton Rock

    An out-of-this-world picture book from David Litchfield, the best-selling author of The Bear and the Piano and ... More

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    3rd September 2020

    The Bear, the Piano and Little Bear's Concert

    You probably remember the story of the bear who found the piano in the woods and grew up to become a huge star. He pla... More

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