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  • 5 stars across 19 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 .

    8th April 2021

    If I had an octopus

    I really want a clever pet, a pet with many charms. The sort of pet with talents, and a large amount of arms Hav... More

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    27th February 2020

    If I had a sleepy sloth

    As read on Cbeebies bedtime stories In this charming trip of the imagination, a little girl delights in experienc... More

    (3 reviews)
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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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    6th February 2014

    A Possum's Tail

    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

    (2 reviews)
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    4th 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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    2nd September 2021

    The Library Book

    Zach isn't convinced that books are for him - they're too long, they're boring and he would rather watch TV. But thanks ... More

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    10th February 2015

    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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    20th August 2020

    If I had a unicorn

    GOLD award winner, MadeForMums Awards 2021 Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have a unicorn for ... 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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