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Elli Woollard

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Elli Woollard is an exciting talent on the picture books scene, who started writing stories after an embarrassing incident in which her youngest son broke Michael Rosen's glasses. In addition to picture books, she also writes children's poems. Her snappy rhymes, catchy rhythms and witty stories are sure to make her a huge success. She is the author of The Giant of Jum and The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight, illustrated by award-winning Benji Davies and The Great Gran Plan, her first book with illustrator Steven Lenton. She has also beautifully adapted Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, illustrated by Marta Altes. Elli lives in London with her four children, her husband, two guinea pigs and a cat.

    Steven Lenton is originally from Congleton in Cheshire, where his family run a pom-pom factory, but he now splits his time between Brighton and London, where he works from his shared studio. Steven has a BA and MA in animation and has worked as a successful animator and art director for children's television. Steven is the illustrator of the Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series (Nosy Crow) and Fairytale Frankie (Orchard Books). He also illustrates Frank Cottrell-Boyce's fiction for Macmillan and this is his second picture book with Elli Woollard.
    21st September 2017

    The Great Gran Plan

    The pig lives in a house in the middle of the wild wood.But inside the wild wood there's a bad wolf - and this hungry wo... More

    (11 reviews)
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    9th February 2017

    Swashbuckle Lil and the Jewel Thief

    Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save, she'll do what is right (if it takes her all ... More

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    5th May 2016

    The Giant of Jum

    "Fee!" he said, and "Fi!" he said, and "Fo!" he said and "Fum!" Look out children, the Giant of Jum is grumpy and hungr... More

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    26th April 2016

    The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

    When a kind young boy helps a strange-looking bird, a beautiful friendship forms. But what these two friends don't rea... More

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    5th March 2015

    Woozy the Wizard: A Broom to Go Zoom

    Friendship and fun abound in this full-colour early reader for ages 4+.In the faraway village of Snottington SneezeLived... More

    (1 review)
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    2nd October 2014

    Woozy the Wizard: A Spell to Get Well

    'In the faraway village of Snottington SneezeLived a wizened old wizard with knocketty knees.'Woozy the Wizard is a well... More

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    28th May 2015

    The Pet Itch

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    5th May 2016

    The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight: Book and CD Pack

    When a kind young boy helps a strange-looking bird, a beautiful friendship forms. But what these two friends don't reali... More

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    7th May 2015

    The Giant of Jum: Book and CD Pack

    "Fee!" he said, and "Fi!" he said, and "Fo!" he said and "Fum!"Look out children, the Giant of Jum is grumpy and hungry ... More

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    25th July 2013

    The Pet Itch

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    19th May 2016

    The Secret Pirate

    Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save, she'll do what is right (if it takes her all ... More

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    7th May 2015

    Giant of Jum

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    8th September 2016

    Woozy the Wizard: A Present for Pig

    "Today is Pig's birthday! Hooray and woo hoo! But I don't have a present. Oh, what shall I do? I need something quic... More

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    6th July 2017

    Troll Stroll

    Troll is fed up with eating boring old goats, so off he strolls in search of some scrumptious children. But the little b... More

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    26th September 2017

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard

    Delightfully retold in humorous verse, with stunning illustrations throughout, this is a beautiful reworked edition of... More

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    8th March 2018

    The Adventures of Swashbuckle Lil

    Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save, she'll do what is right (if it takes her all... More

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    26th July 2018

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard: Book and CD Pack

    Delightfully retold in humorous verse, with beautiful illustrations throughout and an accompanying audio CD narrated b... More

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    24th April 2018

    Dinosaurs Don't Draw

    Dinosaurs aren't known for their drawing - they're known for their stamping and stomping and ROARING! All except for o... More

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