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Frann Preston-Gannon

Frann Preston-Gannon

  • 5 stars across 19 books
Frann Preston-Gannon is an illustrator and author whose picture books have been shortlisted for such awards as the Waterstone's Children's prize and The Cambridgeshire Read It Again Prize. She was also long-listed for the Kate Greenaway award in 2014. In April 2011, she became the first UK recipient of the Sendak Fellowship, after which Frann spent a month living with and learning from the great master of illustration, Maurice Sendak, at his home in Connecticut. She lives in London.


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7th March 2019

In the Swamp by the Light of the Moon

A little frog is singing to himself in the swamp one night. His song doesn't seem complete, so he invites other animals ... MoreIn the Swamp by the Light of the Moon

(15 reviews) Review
5th August 2021

Bird's Eye View

A warm, lyrical exploration of the many sides of humanity from award-winning author and illustrator Frann Preston-Gannon... MoreBird's Eye View

(14 reviews) Review
7th April 2016

Dave's Cave

Dave loves his cave. Inside is decorated EXACTLY the way he likes it. But, Dave is unhappy. What if there might be an ev... MoreDave's Cave

(11 reviews) Review
10th October 2013

How to Lose a Lemur

By the much-loved author of The Journey Home and Dinosaur Farm . Everyone knows that once a lemur takes a fancy... MoreHow to Lose a Lemur

(7 reviews) Review
21st March 2013

Dinosaur Farm

You think you've got it tough? Try working on a dinosaur farm! From the author of The Journey Home ... MoreDinosaur Farm

(3 reviews) Review
2nd April 2020

The Bad Day

Squirrel is left hanging when a search for a tasty nut goes wrong. Meanwhile, Woodpecker has his beak buried in a tree t... MoreThe Bad Day

(3 reviews) Review
1st October 2014

Sloth Slept On

There's a mysterious animal asleep in the garden! Can the children find out what it is, and help it to get home? ... MoreSloth Slept On

(2 reviews) Review
2nd April 2015

Up Up and Away

Gorgeous new concept board book by Frann Preston-Gannon featuring animals up above us! * Author's The Journey Home has b... MoreUp Up and Away

(1 review) Review
16th June 2015

What A Hoot

(1 review) Review
28th April 2022

The Journey Home: 10th Anniversary Edition

The ice is melting so Polar Bear sets off in search of a new home. Join him on his adventures across the seas and disc... MoreThe Journey Home: 10th Anniversary Edition

(1 review) Review
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  • Dave's Cave

    Dave's Cave

    by Fwb

    Nice quick story for kids with colourful pictures. Story conveys the message home sweet home....

  • I Want the Moon

    I Want the Moon

    We loved this book, a great storyline, beautifully illustrated and a good ending. It has lovely rhyming sentences so is great to read aloud and it has...

  • The Journey Home: 10th Anniversary Edition

    The Journey Home: 10th Anniversary Edition

    The Journey Home written and illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon (Special Edition 10th Anniversary) 

    To escape the melting sea-ice, Polar Bear sets...

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