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Elys Dolan

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Elys grew up in a part of Sussex that consists almost entirely of trees and cows and she was named after a department store in Wimbledon. She's never let either of these things hold her back and Elys graduated with distinction from the MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Elys has since written and illustrated several hilarious picture books, including Weasels (Nosy Crow) and The Clockwork Dragon , written by Jonathan
    Emmett (OUP). Working predominately with ink, newfangled digital witchcraft and coloured pencils of which she is the proud owner of 178 but can never seem to find a sharpener, Elys has already been shortlisted for The
    Roald Dahl Funny Prize, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize , and nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal!
    17th January 2017

    Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory

    Go behind the scenes of Mr Bunny's chocolate factory in this hilarious picture book and winner of the 2018 Laugh Out Lou... More

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    1st April 2014

    Nuts in Space

    An elite crew of furry animals are celebrating. They have found the Lost Nuts of Legend and according to the myth, the b... More

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    4th April 2013

    Weasels

    Find out how the weasels' dastardly plans for world domination are foiled in this hilarious, off-the-wall debut picture ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    6th March 2015

    The Monster From The Blue Planet

    Hugely fun space adventure from international bestseller Cornelia Funke, with full colour illustrations by award-winning... More

    (4 reviews)
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    22nd March 2016

    Steven Seagull Action Hero

    Find out how Steven Seagull saves Beach City in this hilarious action-packed picture book from the creator of Weasels, E... More

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    4th April 2019

    Super Snail

    Meet Kevin: ordinary slug by day, fearless, shell-wearing Super Snail by night. The hilarious superhero you didn't... More

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    26th August 2015

    The Mystery of the Haunted Farm

    Strange and spooky things are happening down on the farm, and Farmer Greg knows exactly who to call -Ghost-hunters! The ... More

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    18th October 2018

    Santa's Wonderful Workshop

    Step inside Santa's workshop and experience Christmas like never before. With more toys to make than ever it's going to ... More

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    17th April 2017

    Knighthood for Beginners

    Brilliant new young fiction from comedy genius, Elys Dolan, creator of Steven Seagull, Weasels, and Nuts in Space. High ... More

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