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Frann Preston-Gannon

  • 5 stars across 18 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 ... More

    (15 reviews)
    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... More

    (14 reviews)
    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... More

    (10 reviews)
    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... More

    (7 reviews)
    21st March 2013

    Dinosaur Farm

    * From the author of The Journey Home (9781843652090) - Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 20... More

    (3 reviews)
    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... More

    (3 reviews)
    1st October 2014

    Sloth Slept On

    A group of children find a sloth snoring away in a tree in their garden. Not knowing what it is, they set out to find ou... More

    (2 reviews)
    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... More

    (1 review)
    16th June 2015

    What A Hoot

    (1 review)
    28th April 2022

    The Journey Home: 10th anniversary edition

    "A thought-provoking story with a powerful message about conservation" The Guardian The ice is melting so Po... More

    (1 review)
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