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David Lucas

  • 4 stars across 18 books
    David Lucas is the internationally acclaimed author/illustrator of Peanut, The Lying Carpet, Halibut Jackson, Whale, Nutmeg and The Robot and the Blue Bird. Born in Middlesbrough, he grew up in Hackney and studied at the Royal College of Art. He lives and works in central London.
    13th February 2014

    Grendel: A Cautionary Tale About Chocolate

    A charming and clever tale of a little monster who loves chocolate. Grendel loves his mum and Grendel loves his dog, bu... More

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    2nd June 2005

    Halibut Jackson

    Halibut Jackson is a very shy person. He prefers not to be noticed at all. So he makes himself clothing to match his sur... More

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    7th August 2008

    The Robot and the Bluebird

    There was once a robot with a broken heart, good for nothing but expiring slowly on a scrap heap. Then one winter's day... More

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    1st September 2009

    Peanut

    This is the story of a little monkey as big as a nut, alone in the wide, wide world! Peanut is a very tiny monkey who's ... More

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    1st October 2009

    Cake Girl

    The witch was alone on her birthday - again! So she bakes a Cake Girl, and tells her to sing 'Happy Birthday' and dance,... More

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    1st November 2013

    A Letter for Bear

    "As remarkable a writer as he is an illustrator."-- Publishers Weekly Poor Bear, who will send him a letter? Com... More

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    1st March 2015

    This is My Rock

    This is my rock! proclaims a young goat. "It's not yours," he bleats at Eagle. "Or yours," he grumbles at Bear. "Nor you... More

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    30th August 2009

    Something to do

    By using rhythmic text, simple sentences, and gorgeous pictures, this charming story teaches the importance of sharing a... More

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    1st September 2012

    Christmas at the Toy Museum

    It's Christmas Eve at the Toy Museum and when the lights go out the magic begins! One very special Christmas Eve, Bunti... More

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    1st May 2013

    The Skeleton Pirate

    Shiver me timbers and swash me buckles - it's time for an adventure with the Skeleton Pirate! The Skeleton Pirate is th... More

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      An up-to-date retelling of the Midas touch, with chocolate instead of gold. A cheeky monster is greedy when it comes to chocolate and wishes for more...

    • The Robot and the Bluebird

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      A heartwarming story about a robot without a heart who has more kindness in him than anyone. A beautiful take tale of a bluebird that takes residence...