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Gemma Merino

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Gemma Merino won the prestigious Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration in 2011 for her debut picture book THE CROCODILE WHO DIDN'T LIKE WATER. Published by Macmillan in 2013, the book has gone on to win a string of prizes, including the Coventry Inspiration Award , the Bishop Stortford Picture Book Award and the Heart of Hawick Children's Book Award . She also has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Read It Again! Cambridgeshire Picture Book Award , as well as being longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal . Born in Catalonia, Gemma originally studied architecture in Barcelona and has worked in practices in Spain, Dublin, Tel Aviv, and now London, where she has made her home.
    26th July 2016

    The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

    Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different. He doesn't like water at all. In fac... More

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    25th August 2015

    The Cow Who Climbed a Tree

    Tina isn't like the other cows. She believes that the sky is the limit, that everything is possible. But her sisters a... More

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    23rd March 2017

    The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg

    Lola the sheep has the most extraordinary wool. It's soft and silky and is her pride and joy! But down on the farm, wh... More

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    27th March 2017

    Y Crocodeil Oedd Ddim Yn Hoffi Dwr: The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

    Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different. He doesn't like water AT ALL. Maybe ... More

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