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Ed Vere

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Ed Vere is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer & illustrator of picture books, including How To Be a Lion and Max the Brave which was named one of The Sunday Times's '100 Modern Children's Classics'.

    He studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1999. Ed's books are published all over the world. He is also a painter, working from his studio in east London, and is represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles.
    5th June 2014

    Max the Brave

    Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. Max is Brave, Max is Fearless, Max is a Mouse-catcher... B... More

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    3rd July 2008

    Mr Big

    Mr Big is strong, Mr Big is tough, Mr Big is . . . well . . . BIG ! He has just one small problem - because of ... More

    (9 reviews)
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    28th June 2018

    How to be a Lion

    "This witty, resonant picture book is a manual for anyone's life, young or old." Sunday Times Children's Book of the... More

    (6 reviews)
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    3rd September 2015

    Max at Night

    Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    18th April 2013

    Grumpy Frog

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd June 2016

    Max and Bird

    Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. When Max meets Bird, Max thinks he'd like to be friends... More

    (4 reviews)
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    7th July 2011

    Bedtime for Monsters

    Bedtime for Monsters is Ed Vere's hilarious monsterish tale - with a big twist! What if a monster were looking ... More

    (1 review)
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    2nd August 2007

    Banana!

    Getting what you want can be tricky, especially if you don't ask in quite the right way. Follow one little monkey's jour... More

    (1 review)
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    7th June 2007

    The Getaway

    Fingers McGraw is the sneakiest cheese thief in town. He's on the run with the law on his tail and he needs you to hel... More

    (1 review)
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