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  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Gabby Dawnay (Author)
    Gabby is the wordy half of the author and illustrator team that created A Possum's Tail (nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal) and London Calls . Gabby is also heavily involved with children's magazine OKIDO , and also writes for the CBeebies series 'Messy Goes to OKIDO' and Eco Kids Planet magazine.

    Alex Barrow (Illustrator)
    Alex is the artist side of the author and illustrator team that create d A Possum's Tail (nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal) and London Calls . He also draws for children's magazine OKIDO .

    6th February 2014

    Possum's Tail, A

    A Possum's Tail follows Samuel Drew and his toy dog as they make their way to visit the possums at London Zoo. Disappoin... More

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    4th September 2014

    London Calls!

    From the creators of A Possum's Tail comes another rollicking rhyming adventure. Taking in all the major sights and soun... More

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    1st February 2017

    If I had a dinosaur

    As read by Eddie Redmayne for CBeebies Christmas Day Bedtime Story WINNER of the 'Best Preschool Book' - Made F... More

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    1st November 2016

    London Calls! Sticker Activity Book

    See the sights of London in this fun-filled sticker book. The very best of London s palaces, parks, art galleries, shops... More

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    9th February 2017

    A Roller-coaster Ride Around The Body

    Get on the roller-coaster ride for a fast-paced visual treat, with rhythmic text and wacky illustrations by CILIP Ka... More

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    1st October 2018

    A House for Mouse

    A House for Mouse tells the story of a little grey mouse who leaves his tiny hole in the forest to explore the wider... More

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    28th March 2019

    A Song for Bear

    One day Bear decides he will sing with the birds - he has heard every tune and he knows all the words. But as hard... More

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    16th May 2019

    Samuel Drew Hasn't a Clue

    Samuel Drew makes his way through the busy streets pulling behind him a beautiful package. But what could be inside? As ... More

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    6th June 2019

    A Possum's Tail

    A beautiful new paperback edition of this classic story. A Possum's Tail follows Samuel Drew and his toy dog as they mak... More

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    27th February 2020

    If I had a sleepy sloth

    From the duo behind If I Had a Dinosaur, Gabby Dawnay and Alex Barrow's If I Had a Sleepy Sloth is a charming and ... More

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