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David Walser

David Walser

  • 4 stars across 7 books

David Walser (Author)
David Walser was born in 1937 in Singapore, where his father was serving in the R.A.F. Trapped in Indo-China by the outbreak of World War II, David Walser and his mother made a perilous escape back to England. He is a writer, translator, artist, and musician, and lives in London.

Jan Pienkowski (Illustrator)
Jan Pienkowski was born in Warsaw in 1936. After creating his first book at the age of eight, Jan went on to excel in his chosen field of design, working in such diverse areas as television, theatre and greetings cards. Published in 1968, A Necklace of Raindrops was the first of several wonderful collaborations between Jan and Joan Aiken - and it was also the very first book Jan illustrated. For over forty years, he has also worked on the Meg and Mog books. He has since twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, and has created many instantly recognizable classics.

18th October 2018

Meg's Christmas

Oh no! A flood means that Christmas is looking doomed! Enter a spell, a surprise stay in a castle and a party to plan f... MoreMeg's Christmas

(4 reviews) Review
28th October 2011

The Thousand Nights And One Night

Welcome to The Thousand Nights and One Night, an ancient world of enchantment and adventure, where magic is commonplace ... MoreThe Thousand Nights And One Night

(3 reviews) Review
4th September 2014

Meg and the Pirate

Over forty years after their first appearance, much-loved characters Meg and Mog are back in a brand new adventure! Afte... MoreMeg and the Pirate

(3 reviews) Review
14th June 2012


During his eventful journey Odysseus comes across all sorts of monsters and mythical creatures, and loses his ships and ... MoreOdyssey

(2 reviews) Review
3rd September 2015

Meg and the Dragon

It's Halloween! And Meg is throwing a party to celebrate, but disaster strikes when she breaks her teapot! Can Meg and M... MoreMeg and the Dragon

(1 review) Review
1st September 2016

Meg in the Jungle

Meg, Mog and Owl are on another adventure! This time, they're exploring the WILD JUNGLE.They meet all kinds of new frien... MoreMeg in the Jungle

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20th May 2011

In the Beginning

My Very First Bible published to high acclaim in 2003 and its popular stories and bright illustrations have since gone o... MoreIn the Beginning

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