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Emily Gravett

  • 5 stars across 50 books
    Emily Gravett has a rare talent for creating exceptional books for children. The winner of two Kate Greenaway Awards, her skill and wit are second to none as she pushes the boundaries and wrings maximum fun and detail from every page. Emily first sprang into the limelight with the ground-breaking Wolves in 2005, which has been followed by such brilliant modern classics as Meerkat Mail, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me, Again! and the fabulous Bear and Hare series for younger readers.

    Lenny Henry has been a comedian since the age of 16. He has risen from being a cult star to becoming one of Britain's best known comedians, as well as a writer and award-winning actor. Lenny has starred in several plays, most recently The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. He is also a co-founder of the charity Comic Relief, which has raised over GBP1 billion since it started.
    4th January 2008

    Monkey and Me

    Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, is a beautifully illustrated story full ... More

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    1st January 2012

    Dogs

    Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through the irresistible Dogs by Emily Gravett. Can you ch... More

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    28th February 2013

    Matilda's Cat

    Climbing trees, playing with wool . . . Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthu... More

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    10th March 2005

    Tidy Titch

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    22nd March 2016

    Tidy

    Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 From the creator of Meerkat Mail and Dogs , comes a ... More

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    25th August 2016

    The Odd Egg

    All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. When Duck finds an egg of his own to look after he's delighted: it's ... More

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    23rd February 2017

    The Odd Egg

    The perfect board book gift for Easter - with a cheeky twist!All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. When Duc... More

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    30th June 2009

    Orange Pear Apple Bear

    Orange Pear Apple Bear, by award-winning author/illustrator Emily Gravett, is a beautifully simple and witty tale in a s... More

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    1st July 2015

    Bear and Hare: Where's Bear?

    Bear and Hare are back in their third adventure, Where's Bear? and this time they're playing hide-and-seek. Hare i... More

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    30th July 2014

    Little Mouse's Big Book of Beasts

    Little Mouse has found a new book, and this time it's full of scary creatures. Undaunted, he bravely sets about removing... More

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    6th August 2010

    The Rabbit Problem

    Hop along to Fibonacci's Field and follow Lonely and Chalk Rabbit through a calendar year as they try to handle differen... More

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    1st April 2011

    Blue Chameleon

    He can turn himself into anything and appear to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the swirly snail, the green... More

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    1st October 2009

    Spells

    A hopeful little frog tries to turn himself into a handsome prince by piecing together the torn pages of a spell book.... More

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    25th October 2016

    Wolves

    Rabbit borrows a book about wolves from the library. He can't put it down! But soon a sinister figure with sharp claws a... More

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    30th July 2015

    Wolves 10th Anniversary Edition

    Rabbit borrows a book about wolves from the library. He can't put it down! But soon a sinister figure with sharp claws a... More

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    1st February 2014

    Monkey and Me

    Nine-year-old Beanie is coping with more than most kids his age, including treatment for leukaemia. But Beanie's not bot... More

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    13th September 2012

    Again!

    It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime -- there's just time for his mum to read him his favourite book. Unfortunately f... More

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    18th May 2017

    Old Hat

    Harbet had a hat. His Nana had knitted it for him when he was little. Harbet likes his comfy knitted hat, but ... More

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    3rd August 2007

    Meerkat Mail

    Sunny the meerkat lives with his enormous family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close . . . so close, in fact... More

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    26th October 2007

    Not Again

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    1st July 2015

    Bear and Hare Go Fishing

    Bear and Hare are off on a fishing trip, with nets and rods at the ready. Bear loves fishing! Hare seems more interest... More

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    4th July 2008

    Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears

    Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.Young children will identify with the little mouse who uses the pages of this book to... More

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    25th September 2014

    Bear and Hare: Snow!

    There's an adventure full of winter fun awaiting friends Bear and Hare as they head outside to see . . . SNOW! Tasting s... More

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    2nd February 2012

    Wolf Won't Bite!

    Take your seat in the front row and watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump through h... More

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    18th July 2011

    Blue Chameleon - Al Herba Al Hazeen

    He can turn himself into anything and appears to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the yellow banana nor the sp... More

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    18th July 2011

    Monkey and Me - Ana Wa Qirdi

    A cheeky little girl and her toy monkey swing through the pages of this gorgeously playful book. Young children will lov... More

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    1st June 2012

    Monkey and Me

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    6th February 2009

    Dogs

    Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through the irresistible Dogs by Emily Gravett. Can you ch... More

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    18th July 2011

    Odd Egg - Al Bayda Al Ageeba

    Duck is jealous of all the mother birds for having eggs. So he adopts a big egg that has green spots, which matches his ... More

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    5th January 2007

    Orange Pear Apple Bear

    Orange Pear Apple Bear, by award-winning author/illustrator Emily Gravett,is a beautifully simple and engaging picture b... More

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    14th January 2016

    Bear and Hare: Mine!

    Bear and Hare have gone for a walk, but every nice thing they find on the way, Hare wants all for himself. He even gob... More

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    19th May 2016

    Bear and Hare: Where's Bear?

    Bear and Hare are back in their third adventure, and this time they're playing hide-and-seek. Hare is VERY good at closi... More

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    25th August 2016

    Again!

    It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime - there's just time for his mum to read him his favourite book. Unfortunately fo... More

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    20th October 2016

    Dogs

    A special miniature hardback gift edition of the classic Emily Gravett story, with a real cloth cover newly designed and... More

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    1st March 2013

    Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears

    Young children will identify with the little mouse who uses the pages of this book to document his fears - from loud noi... More

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    18th August 2016

    Taclus / Tidy

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    23rd February 2017

    Orange Pear Apple Bear

    Delight in a beautifully realised and very funny exploration of colour, the relationship between different objects and t... More

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    4th May 2017

    Old Hat

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    11th January 2018

    Monkey and Me

    Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, is a beautifully illustrated story full ... More

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    15th June 2017

    Dogs

    Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through the irresistible Dogs by Emily Gravett. Can you ch... More

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    11th January 2018

    Blue Chameleon

    This chameleon can turn into anything and appear to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the swirly snail, the gre... More

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    7th September 2017

    Blue Chameleon

    He can turn himself into anything and appear to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the swirly snail, the green g... More

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    30th January 2014

    Matilda's Cat

    Climbing trees, playing with wool . . . Matilda is sure that all cats love these things, but her kitty doesn't seem very... More

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    1st August 2005

    Wolves

    Rabbit borrows a book about wolves from the library. Straightforward enough. But it's not long before a sinister figure ... More

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    17th August 2007

    Meerkat Mail Book and CD Pack

    Sunny the meerkat lives with his enormous family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close . . . so close, in fact... More

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    18th May 2006

    Wolves

    Rabbit borrows a book about wolves from the library. Straightforward enough. But it's not long before a sinister figure ... More

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    22nd February 2018

    Wolf Won't Bite!

    Take your seat in the front row and watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump through hoo... More

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    4th June 2015

    Meerkat Mail: Book and CD Pack

    Sunny the meerkat lives with his enormous family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close . . . so close, in fa... More

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    10th July 2018

    Cyril and Pat

    Cyril is the only squirrel in Lake Park, and he's very lonely. Until one day he meets Pat - Pat the big, grey . . . othe... More

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    5th April 2018

    Tidy: Book and CD Pack

    Winner of the Independent Bookshop Week Picture Book Award 2017A book and CD version of the brilliantly funny rhyming wo... More

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