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Emma Dodd

  • 5 stars across 74 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
    25th February 2016

    Mr. Men Adventure with Dinosaurs

    Little Miss Curious has found a footprint. The biggest footprint she has ever seen. And so begins a Mr Men hunt to fin... More

    (9 reviews)
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    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

    (8 reviews)
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    14th January 2016

    Love

    Shimmering with sunny gold detail - a heartwarming animal story with the 'ahh' factor from Emma Dodd Join little rabbit... More

    (6 reviews)
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    23rd January 2013

    Forever

    (4 reviews)
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    5th April 2007

    Together

    Have you noticed how being with your best friend makes your day that little bit brighter? Mousse and Nut love playing to... More

    (4 reviews)
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    4th September 2014

    I Love You, Father Christmas

    A cosy Christmas picture book, capturing all the excitement of the festive season. This sweet and simple story... More

    (4 reviews)
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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 pictur... More

    (4 reviews)
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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

    (4 reviews)
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    1st September 2016

    Wish

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

    (4 reviews)
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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

    (3 reviews)
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    • Love

      Love

      by Amaka12

      This is another beautifully illustrated book from Emma Dodd and it's all about love. It has some rhyming words and text all about love that's great to...

    • Mr. Men Adventure with Dinosaurs

      Mr. Men Adventure with Dinosaurs

      by Kwu

      A great fun book for learning about dinosaurs told by the eyes and ears of the Mr Men and Little Misses! It was a great book! All the Mr Men had their...

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      Wish

      by Mimi_84

      This book truly gives you the feels as a parent, all about the wishes that you have for your children, it makes me feel quite emotional each time I re...