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Debi Gliori

  • 5 stars across 93 books
    Joyce Dunbar (Author) Joyce Dunbar is a widely respected author of more than fifty books for children. Her MOUSE AND MOLE series has been very popularly adapted for television and her lyrical re-telling of the Nativity story, THIS IS THE STAR, received widespread critical acclaim. She has also collaborated with artist Debi Gliori for several picture books for the Doubleday/Picture Corgi list, including TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP.Debi Gliori (Illustrator) Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep and The Very Small. Pure Dead Magic, which introduced the Strega-Borgias, was her first novel. It was followed by Pure Dead Wicked, Pure Dead Brilliant, Deep Trouble, Deep Water and Deep Fear.

    Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.
    13th February 2014

    No Matter What

    Small said, "I'm a grim and grumpy little Small and nobody loves me at all." "Oh Small," said Large. "Grumpy or not, I'l... More

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    3rd November 2016

    Goodnight World

    Goodnight ice and goodnight snow. Goodnight lights above, a-glow. Join in the list of important things to say goodnight... More

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    6th July 2009

    The Trouble with Dragons

    The world is populated by some beastly dragons who care nothing for how much they pollute the oceans, chop down the tree... More

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    10th October 2013

    Dragon Loves Penguin

    It's bedtime in the land of ice and snow. "Night, night," says Bib's mummy. "Sleep tight," says Bib's daddy. But Bib has... More

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    9th May 2013

    What's the Time, Mr Wolf?

    What's the time, Mr Wolf? It's story time with Debi Gliori! Accompany Mr Wolf as he goes about his daily routine from b... More

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    12th March 2015

    Alfie in the Bath

    Alfie Rabbit is splashing around in the bath. His world turns from real to imagined as a gatefold spread is opened. Now ... More

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    6th October 2016

    Little Owl's Egg

    I'm your baby owl. You don't need a new one. Little Owl isn't pleased to hear that there's a baby owl in the egg Mummy h... More

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    1st April 2008

    Little Bear and the Wish Fish

    The bears of Papana River Valley lead a charmed life: they fish, they hunt, they sunbathe. But that doesn't stop them co... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Night Shift

    'I cannot recommend this beautiful picture book about depression by Debi Gliori highly enough. It's a masterpiece.' - Da... More

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    26th June 2013

    The Tobermory Cat

    In the village of Tobermory, on the Scottish island of Mull, lives a very special ginger cat. But once upon a time he ... More

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    9th October 2014

    Alfie in the Garden

    Alfie Rabbit is helping his mummy in the garden. His world turns from real to imagined, as a gatefold spread is opened.... More

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    9th February 2007

    No Matter What

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    3rd July 2008

    Witch Baby and Me

    Lily is 9. Her sister Daisy is 1. And she's no ordinary baby. Somehow, when she was born, something went rather wrong...... More

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    1st January 1997

    Mr. Arth yr Arwr

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    24th August 2012

    The Way Home

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    1st August 1995

    Mr Arth a'r Picnic

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    1st September 1994

    Mr Arth yn Gwarchod

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    9th February 1999

    Air Ur Sociar

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    1st February 1999

    Babi Newydd Mi Arth

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    15th March 2007

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear To The Rescue

    A wonderfuly cosy bedtime story book, featuring the lovable Mr Bear. Mr Bear is supposed to be babysitting the litt... More

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    13th December 2011

    Stormy Weather

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    31st December 2009

    Are You There, Baby Bear? Novelty

    Help Mr Bear find Baby Bear in this irresistibly simple and sturdy lift-the-flap book that's perfct for sharing with you... More

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    6th January 2011

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear's Birthday

    It's Mr Bear's birthday, but Mrs Bear has been far too busy to bake him one of her special cakes. And he hasn't receiv... More

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    6th September 2010

    Stormy Weather

    Story-time will be eagerly anticipated when you read this wonderful lullaby picture book, populated with a rich cast of ... More

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    5th July 2012

    The Scariest Thing of All

    A very little rabbit has big fears - lots of them! The teeth of the giant wood troll, the gobbler blowing bubbles at the... More

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    5th July 2007

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear's Holiday

    "I love holidays," says Small Bear, as Mr Bear and his family set off camping. But when a monster appears outside the te... More

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    1st February 2007

    Bedtime Stories: Book and CD

    A wonderful collection of bedtime stories for children, featuring all the fairy tale classics that your child enjoys! Fr... More

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    27th October 2014

    Deep Water

    The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance at the end of DEEP TROUBLE. W... More

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    27th October 2014

    Pure Dead Wicked

    With the slates of the StregaSchloss roof crumbling round their ears, the Strega-Borgia family, complete with staff and ... More

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    1st February 2007

    Nursery Rhymes: Book & CD

    A treasury of nursery rhymes for children featuring 50 classic and favourite rhymes to be read again and again. Beautifu... More

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    2nd September 1999

    Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep

    Little bunny Willa is scared to go to sleep, just in case she has a bad dream. She asks her older brother Willoughby for... More

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    4th November 2002

    Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep

    Little bunny Willa is scared to go to sleep, just in case she has a bad dream. She asks her older brother Willoughby for... More

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    1st July 2010

    Witch Baby and Me On Stage

    It's a rainy spring-time, coming up to Witch Baby Daisy's second birthday. Her nursery class are putting on a musical pe... More

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    1st January 2009

    Witch Baby and Me At School

    Lily is 9. Her sister Daisy is 1. And she's no ordinary baby. Somehow, when she was born, something went rather wrong...... More

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    3rd June 2004

    Pure Dead Brilliant

    There's trouble brewing at StregaSchloss! When Signora Strega-Borgia invites some would-be witches to stay, weird things... More

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    1st April 2002

    Pure Dead Magic

    All is not well at StregaSchloss, home of the bizarre but lovable Strega-Borgia clan. Mum's attempts to improve her witc... More

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    1st August 1998

    Snow Lambs

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    17th September 1998

    Give Him My Heart

    Based on Christina Rossetti's poem "In the Bleak Midwinter", this is the story of two little girls, one living in the pr... More

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    1st May 2014

    No Matter What

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    1st January 1900

    Pure Dead Wicked

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    1st January 1900

    Pure Dead Magic

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    15th May 2006

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear's New Baby

    "How can someone so small make so much noise?" wonders Mr Bear. Mr and Mrs Bear and their woodland friends try everythin... More

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    1st December 1997

    Toddler Book

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    24th September 1997

    Mr. Bear Novelty Book

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    1st December 1997

    Toddler Book

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    23rd July 2015

    The Tobermory Cat Postal Book

    A postcard-sized version of Debi Gliori's bestselling book. The ideal gift, featuring the whole of the original Toberm... More

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    7th May 2015

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear Babysits

    Mr Bear thinks babysitting is easy - until he has to look after the four young Grizzle-Bears! These little bears are m... More

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    6th October 2014

    Tobermory Cat 1, 2, 3

    Debi Gliori's delightful The Tobermory Cat was one of the most popular children's books of 2012. Based on a real cat k... More

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    15th December 2015

    Deep Trouble

    When the Strega-Borgias return from holiday to find that their faithful family retainer, Latch, has collapsed from unkno... More

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    15th December 2015

    Deep Fear

    An epic tale of a final battle between good and evil. The Strega-Borgias are in deep fear for their lives! The forces o... More

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    26th February 2015

    No Matter What: Big Book

    Now in fantastic new big book size - perfect for shared reading lessons. Small said, "I'm a grim and grumpy little Smal... More

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    26th February 2015

    What's the Time, Mr Wolf?: Big Book

    Now in fantastic new big book size - perfect for shared reading lessons. Accompany Mr Wolf as he goes about his daily r... More

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    5th April 2007

    Deep Fear

    This is an epic tale of a final battle between good and evil. The Strega-Borgias are in deep fear for their lives! The f... More

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    2nd June 2005

    Deep Trouble

    When the Strega-Borgias return from holiday to find that their faithful family retainer, Latch, has collapsed from unkno... More

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    1st October 2009

    Witch Baby and Me After Dark

    Lily is 9. Her sister Daisy is 1. And she's no ordinary baby. Somehow, when she was born, something went rather wrong...... More

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    26th April 2010

    No Matter what/Mahma Kan

    Feeling grouchy and uncertain, a little fox asks his mother if she will love him no matter what happens. What if I'm a s... More

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    28th June 2016

    A Hebridean Alphabet

    This is a beautifully conceived picture flat in which Debi Gliori describes and illustrates all kinds of things you mi... More

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    7th September 2017

    Alfie in the Woods

    Alfie Rabbit is walking through the woods. His world turns from real to imagined as a gatefold spread is opened. Now he'... More

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    5th October 2017

    All the Way Home

    Daddy Penguin has to look after the egg while Mummy is finding fish. But he wanders away from the Dad Huddle and he and ... More

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    17th May 2007

    Mr Bear's New Baby

    "How can someone so small make so much noise?" wonders Mr Bear. Mr and Mrs Bear and their woodland friends try everyth... More

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    6th June 2007

    Mr Bear's Holiday

    It's holiday time for Mr Bear and his family as they bravely set off for a lovely few days camping. Map reading, tent er... More

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    6th May 2010

    Mr Bear: Mr Bear's Birthday

    Mr Bear is back - and it's his birthday! But poor Mr Bear; Mrs Bear has been far too busy to bake him one of her special... More

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    4th October 2007

    Mr Bear To The Rescue

    It is a wild and windy night in the forest, and Mr Bear is snug and warm indoors . . . until his woodland friends n... More

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    1st January 2007

    Tickly Under There

    With large bright pictures and simple rhyming text, A Spoonful for You is a perfect first board book for sharing with ba... More

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    5th January 2004

    My Little Brother

    If you've got a younger brother, you'll know what a bother he can be! Sometimes the girl in this story wishes her little... More

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    5th January 2004

    When I'm Big

    Sometimes it's no fun being little - like when bedtime comes and you're not sleepy. If you were big you could stay up la... More

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    14th December 2002

    No Matter What

    A little fox is in a big bad mood, and is worried that its mother won't love it forever. In this beautiful and lyrical p... More

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    2nd June 2005

    Deep Water

    The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance at the end of DEEP TROUBLE. W... More

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    1st July 2002

    Flora's Blanket

    Flora Rabbit-Bunn can't sleep. "No blanket," she says. And so Mum and Dad and all the other little Rabbit-Bunns begin th... More

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    3rd April 2003

    Pure Dead Wicked

    With the slates of the StregaSchloss roof crumbling round their ears, the Strega-Borgia family, complete with staff and ... More

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    1st October 2004

    Debi Gliori: "Pure Dead Magic", "Pure Dead Wicked", "Pure Dead Brilliant"

    It's all go in Pandora and Titus's ancient family home, StregaSchloss: there are beasts in the basement, rats in the mod... More

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    3rd August 2006

    Deep Water

    The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance at the end of Deep Trouble. W... More

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    1st April 2009

    Noisy Poems

    This title provides all your favourite poems that demand to be read out loud! From laughing animals to roaring motors; t... More

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    31st October 1993

    Oliver's Alphabets

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    1st September 1991

    New Big Sister

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    15th August 2003

    Buggy Buddies: Little Fox's Picnic

    It's a hot summer's day and all the animals are on their way to a picnic in the meadow. With adorable bunnies badgers an... More

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    26th July 2001

    Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear?

    Help Mr Bear find Baby Bear in this irresistible simple and sturdy lift-the-flap book. Baby Bear has gone missing, so Mr... More

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    21st March 1996

    Mr Bear's Picnic

    In this second Mr Bear story, Mr Bear sets o ff for his picnic accompanied by Baby Bear and the three sma ll Grizzle-Bea... More

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    1st June 2000

    Mr Bear's Picnic

    Mr Bear sets off for his picnic accompanied by Baby Bear and the three small Grizzle-Bears. But, naturally, things don't... More

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    3rd October 2002

    Debi Gliori's Bedtime Stories

    In this delightful collection, Debi Gliori has chosen some of her favourite bedtime stories to retell, and given them a ... More

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    19th October 2000

    DK Book of Nursery Rhymes

    This very special book contains a wide-ranging collection of favourite nursery rhymes, songs, poems and lullabies that c... More

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    9th August 2018

    Little Owl's First Day

    It's a big day for Little Owl. His first day at school. Little Owl doesn't want a big day though. He'd rather stay at ho... More

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    4th September 2008

    Goodnight, Baby Bat!

    'Bed time, Baby Bat. Time to brush your teeth and your face. Have you washed behind your wings? Thought not'. Baby Bat i... More

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    22nd August 2019

    The Bookworm

    Max really wants a pet. His parents aren't so sure. Puppies chew, parrots screech and sharks have too many teeth. How ab... More

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    1st February 2007

    I Love You

    With large bright pictures and simple rhyming text, I Love You is a perfect first board book for sharing with babies and... More

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