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  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Elys Dolan (Author, Illustrator)
    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 recently graduated with distinction from the MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Elys has been awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize and was also shortlisted for the Waterstone's 'Picture This' prize. Elys works 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. Based in Cambridge, when Elys is not drawing she grows cacti, collects pocket watches and spends altogether too much time in the company of other illustrators.
    17th January 2017

    Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory

    Go behind the scenes of Mr Bunny's chocolate factory! An irresistible look at the workings of Mr Bunny's chocolate facto... 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

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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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    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

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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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    4th 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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    30th July 2018

    Wizarding for Beginners

    Best friends Dave and Albrecht are going undercover. They must disguise themselves as wizards to enter the notoriously s... More

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    1st July 2019

    King Dave: Royalty for Beginners

    Dave the dragon is throne-sitting, but will the power go to his head? The King has gone on holiday, leaving protectors ... More

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    1st October 2013

    Super Storm

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