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Emma Dodd

  • 5 stars across 70 books
    Emma Dodd Biography
    Emma Dodd is an award winning children's books illustrator and author. Emma illustrated the award-winning Amazing Baby series which won the 2010 Booktrust Early Years Awards for I Love My Mummy, written by author Giles Andreae. Emma was also nominated for the 2011 Kate Greenaway Medal for her book, I Love Bugs.

    Emma was born in Guildford, Surrey in 1969. She studied Art and Design at Kingston Polytechnic before graduating in graphic design and illustration from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Emma previously worked in advertising and editorial roles for some well-known companies including The Guardian, The Observer and She magazine. At the same time Emma began illustrating children's books. 

    Emma lives in Surrey with her husband, two children and dog called Buzz.

    Emma Dodd Facts
    Emma loves surfing with her children and hates hearing children complain they are bored to which she replies, "How can you ever be bored when you can always draw a picture?"

    Our favourite Emma Dodd Book Characters
    Little wolf - from Wish
    Prince Trunky - from Cinderelephant
    1st April 2007

    Sometimes

    'Sometimes you're happy. Sometimes you're sad. Sometimes you're good. Sometimes you're bad.' But one little elephant wil... More

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    1st August 2011

    Me

    Emma Dodd's four popular picture books are now available in a chunky boardbook format. Illustrated in her appealing icon... More

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    1st March 2014

    Forever

    Love between parent and child lasts a lifetime - the beautiful message in Emma Dodd's Forever. Featuring stunning illu... More

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    1st March 2013

    You...

    "I love every bit of you, your eyes and ears and nose. I love every bit of you, from your head down to your toes." This ... More

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    24th August 2016

    Wish

    This brave little wolf has someone special who always wants the very best for him. Daddy wolf loves teaching his little ... More

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    1st May 2014

    I Love Dogs!

    A little girl searches for the perfect pet puppy dog - but which one should she choose when there are so many cute a... More

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    1st September 2012

    Cinderelephant

    Prince Trunky is on the lookout for a bride and the whole kingdom is invited to a ball. The Warty Sisters are determined... More

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    1st April 2007

    When

    "When I grow up I want to be clever and funny, wild and free." One little bear shares his hopes and dreams in this pictu... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Foxy!

    Foxy has a very large sack with just one bee in it. But on his travels he meets a woman with a nice fat rooster..."Whate... More

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    7th January 2008

    The Story of Babar

    "If you love elephants, you will love Babar and Celeste," writes A. A. Milne, author of Winnie-the-Pooh , in his pr... More

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    4th January 2016

    Love

    Join little rabbit and his mummy as they spend a glorious sunny day together in the meadow. Little rabbit finds love eve... More

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    1st May 2013

    Everything

    A mother's true love means everything about you is loved - the beautiful message in Emma Dodd's Everything. Featuring ... More

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    22nd February 2016

    National Velvet

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    1st February 2004

    Twinkle Twinkle: Amazing Baby

    The fun, rhyming text, bright colours and bold patterns make these books a favourite with inquisitive babies. baby boo! ... More

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    31st December 1988

    Happy

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    1st April 2010

    Baby Face: Amazing Baby

    Lift the flaps throughout to find lots of different faces - happy, sad, cheeky, sleepy, messy and giggly - then look und... More

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    1st April 2018

    Happy Whale

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    1st November 2013

    When You Were Born

    In her latest title, Emma Dodd explores what a new baby's arrival means to its parents. The book features stunning illus... More

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    1st April 2010

    Baa Baa Black Sheep: Amazing Baby

    This retelling of 'Baa Baa Black Sheep' gives the traditional nursery rhyme a modern, funky twist with bright, bold grap... More

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    1st May 2014

    I Love Cats!

    A little girl searches for the perfect pet cat - but which one should she choose when there are so many cute and not-s... More

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    1st June 2015

    Incy Wincy Spider: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Foxy in Love

    Foxy is back, and once again his friend Emily needs his help. Emily is trying to make a Valentine's Day card and ne... More

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    1st July 2014

    The Entertainer

    When an entertainer dressed as a big cuddly bear arrives at a fancy dress party, the children are delighted. He makes th... More

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    28th April 2016

    Sprinkle With Kisses: Sweet Dreams, Baby Board Book

    Share cosy time together with this special book and help your baby take the first step towards a love of reading. ... More

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    10th August 2017

    Amazing Baby: Lost and Found

    Amazing Baby board books are created in comfortable, strong trim sizes to fit growing hands, and are sure to attract a b... More

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    23rd January 2013

    Forever

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    7th March 2013

    Baby and Me

    If you had a little baby, a baby of your very own, how would you look after her? Well, you'd take her for walks and give... More

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    1st May 2013

    Happy to Be Me

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    19th April 2016

    Counting Blessings

    Children count along from 1 to 10, following the sweet rhyming text by beloved author Eileen Spinelli and the cute and... More

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    1st January 2010

    Guess How Much I Love You All Year Round

    The adorable hares from the classic Guess How Much I Love You are back in a gorgeous collection containing four seasonal... More

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    28th August 2014

    Best Bear

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    5th April 2012

    I Love Beasts!

    Discover a world of wonderful animals, from super-fast cheetahs and bouncy kangaroos to grumpy, humpy camels and even ... More

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    1st August 2010

    On the Go - Numbers

    The titles in the 'On the Go!' series engage babies with simple concepts while offering an added opportunity to encourag... More

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    1st August 2010

    On the Go - Shapes

    The titles in the 'On the Go!' series engage babies with simple concepts while offering an added opportunity to encourag... More

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    1st July 2009

    Oranges & Lemons: Amazing Baby

    This title has chunky pages cut into three sections so baby can have hands-on fun flipping back and forth to mix and mat... More

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    3rd August 2016

    Boing Boing

    Jane has always been just a little bit different - she has springs in her knees! She bounce, bounce, bounces all over to... More

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    1st October 2017

    Sanchez (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All!

    Meet Alexis Sanchez, Ultimate Football Hero. 'At the edge of the penalty area, Alexis hit the ball straight into the... More

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    1st April 2010

    Move It!: Amazing Baby

    This interactive book takes a look at babies' first actions, including sitting up, grasping, clapping and crawling. The ... More

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    1st March 2010

    Me...

    "The ocean is deep and I am small. The mountains are steep and I am small." One little penguin finds a reason to feel im... More

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    3rd March 2011

    I Love Bugs!

    Come on a creepy-crawly bug safari through one little boy's garden . . . with a brilliant surprise at the end. Perfect... More

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    4th February 2010

    I Don't Want a Cool Cat

    ...children will love imagining what makes the perfect cat - and what doesn't! With a bouncy, rhyming text that's perfec... More

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    1st January 2008

    Rainbow Fun: Amazing Baby

    'Rainbow Fun' uses a bright, bold design and tactile die-cut pages to lead baby through the kaleidoscopic world of colou... More

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    15th October 2005

    Amazing Baby: Lost and Found

    "Hello baby, look around! Let's play a game of lost and found!" This nifty little book develops fine motor skills and ob... More

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    1st September 2013

    Me

    "The ocean is deep and I am small. The mountains are steep and I am small." One little penguin finds a reason to feel im... More

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    1st June 2015

    1 Little Bunny: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    1st June 2015

    I Love You!: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    1st June 2015

    Peek-A-Boo Baby: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    1st June 2015

    Twinkle, Twinkle: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    1st June 2015

    Baby Animals: Amazing Baby

    The iconic bestselling Amazing Baby range brought up to date with a clean, fresh design style to appeal to today's paren... More

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    1st August 2008

    Look At Me!: Amazing Baby

    'Look at Me!' has chunky pages cut into three sections, so children can have hands-on fun flipping back and forth to cre... More

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    1st September 2009

    Miaow said the Cow

    When the cat decides to cast a spell to shut up noisy Cockerel, it has a few side-effects - mice mooing, hens oinking, e... More

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    1st November 2011

    Emma Dodd's Baby Animal Collection

    In Sometimes ...a mother elephant lovingly observes her baby and all his foibles, in When ...a baby bear watches his Dad... More

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    1st April 2009

    My Daddy: Amazing Baby

    'My Daddy!' features chunky 'slide-and-find' mechanisms to capture a baby's attention, with die-cut finger holes for eas... More

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    1st April 2004

    Peepo Puppy: Amazing Baby

    "Peepo puppy, come and play! Who will we find on the farm today?" With friendly photos, bold illustrations and die-cut h... More

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    1st January 2012

    What Pet To Get?

    Jack longs for a pet, something BIG, something EXCITING - like an elephant. Or a lion. Or maybe even a Tyrannosaurus rex... More

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    1st March 2011

    Charlie & Bandit Roman Rescue

    This is the first in a new time-travel series featuring Charlie and his dog, Bandit. In this first adventure they accid... More

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    1st April 2012

    Night Night Cloth Book: Amazing Baby

    This pillowy cloth book is ideal for babies and toddlers. Her bright, detailed illustrations, entertain, engage and stim... More

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    24th August 2016

    I Saw Anaconda

    This romping, rhyming novelty book is full of odd animals and yucky flap reveals. A little boy watches as ALL SORTS of a... More

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    28th April 2016

    Sprinkle With Kisses: Spoonful for Bunny Board Book

    Share cosy time together with this special book and help your baby take the first step towards a love of reading. ... More

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    22nd March 2018

    Sprinkle With Kisses: Look, Baby Crawls

    It's a great big world with so much to see! What's baby going to do today? Find out in this tactile board book with cut ... More

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    22nd March 2018

    Sprinkle with Kisses: Sweet Baby Smiles

    What is the perfect recipe for a smiley baby? Find out in this tactile board book with cut out shapes for little hands... More

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    1st June 2008

    Best Bear

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    1st September 2009

    What Matters Most

    Sixteen-year-old Maya Stark has a lot to sort through. She could graduate from high school early if she wants to. She's ... More

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    1st June 2009

    Best Bear

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    30th June 2010

    ABANDONED - I LOVE MY MUMMY MIDI GIFT EDITION

    "I love my mummy very much, She's great to cuddle, soft to touch" A wonderfully simple and life-affirming text from the... More

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    5th February 2009

    I Don't Want a Posh Dog

    ...children will love imagining what makes the perfect dog - and what doesn't! With a bouncy, rhyming text that's perfec... More

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    I Don't Want a Cool Cat

    A cool cat, a huffy over-fluffy cat, a prowly cat or a howly, yowly, scowly cat? ...children will love imagining what ma... More

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