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  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Dodie Smith was born in Lancashire in1896 and having first trained at RADA went on to carve out a career as both a novelist and a playwright, producing seven novels and ten plays. She wrote I Capture the Castle while living in America with her husband, and it was a great commercial and critical success when published in 1949. Some seven years later her children's classic The Hundred and One Dalmatians - inspired by her own beloved Dalmatian, Pongo - was published. It remains the work for which she is probably most well-known, in large part thanks to the iconic Walt Disney film based on it. Dodie Smith died in 1990.
    21st September 2017

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians

    A special 32 page picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's much-loved classic story, perfect for toddlers. When Miss... More

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    1st April 2014

    I Capture the Castle

    The eccentric Mortmain family have been rattling around in a vast, decrepit castle for years, gradually slipping into fi... More

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    21st September 2017

    I Capture the Castle

    The eccentric Mortmain family have been rattling around in a vast, decrepit castle for years, gradually slipping into ... More

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    1st May 1997

    Hundred and One Dalmatians

    When Missus produces fifteen puppies, Cruella is enraptured and has the Badduns kidnap the litter. Distraught, Pongo and... More

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    1st September 2012

    The Midnight Kittens

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    27th August 2015

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians: with illustrations by Alex T Smith

    A sumptuous, jacketed hardback gift edition of this classic tale with vibrant new illustrations by the award-winning Ale... More

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    10th April 2008

    Hundred And One Dalmatians The

    This stunning audio production brings to life everyone's favourite canine cast. Featuring Martin Jarvis as the voices of... More

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