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Dawne Allette

Dawne Allette

  • 5 stars across 8 books
Dawne Allette, a native of Grenada, West Indies, has authored six children's picture books that are noted for their inspiration, lyrics and humour. She teaches creative writing in Baltimore, USA, and is also a literacy programme facilitator for Baltimore Public Schools. She is also a journalist for the Baltimore Times newspaper. Illustrator: Alan Baker has written and illustrated over forty books for children and has worked with authors and artists such as Michael Rosen (Hairy Tales and Nursery Crimes - no 1 best seller 1985), Philippa Pearce (The Battle of Bubble and Squeak -Whitbread award winner 1979), Louis de Bernieres (Red Dog - V&A Illustration award nomination in 2002) and Joni Mitchel (Both sides now - 1992 Y.E.S award of excellence - USA). He has been recipient of two IRA/CBC Children's choice award, the Gold Creative Circle Award, Silver Campaign Press Award and was creative match flair illustrator of the month in November 2004. Alan has more recently been producing illustrations for the Guardian wall charts.
1st October 2009

North American Animals

In this work, a selection of animals of the North American continent are shown in their environments and throughout the ... MoreNorth American Animals

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7th January 2010

Michelle Obama: The Making of a First Lady

"I want you to know that we have very much in common. For nothing in my life would have predicted that I would be standi... MoreMichelle Obama: The Making of a First Lady

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11th February 2010

A World of Food: Caribbean

This book is part of an eight book series A World of Food, which explores the cuisine's of different countries around t... MoreA World of Food: Caribbean

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30th June 2016

Barack Obama: The Making of a President

"I was not born into money or status. I was born to a teenage mom in Hawaii, and my dad left us when I was two. But my f... MoreBarack Obama: The Making of a President

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21st September 2016

What Will I be?

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1st July 2007

Choices Choices

Dexter daydreams about the jobs he would like to do when he grows up and decides that it's never too early to start maki... MoreChoices Choices

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5th April 2006

What Will I Be?

A rhyming romp through the world of jobs. Tyra considers all kinds of possible work for when she is grown up...But first... MoreWhat Will I Be?

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14th February 2023

Henrietta Lacks: The Mother of Modern Medicine

Henrietta Lacks: The Mother of Modern Medicine introduces young readers to the remarkable story of Henrietta Lacks, an A... MoreHenrietta Lacks: The Mother of Modern Medicine

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