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Gillian Shields

  • 4 stars across 44 books
    Gillian Shields combines her two passions for books and theatre by writing stories and teaching drama. She takes huge inspiration from her experience as a drama teacher, and has written many picture and fiction books for children of all ages. Gillian lives in Sussex with her husband and two children.
    21st March 2018

    Sometimes I Feel Sad

    Sometimes I feel sad. Sometimes it's because I've lost something. Or because I'm hurt. Other times I ... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Elephantantrum!

    There's tears and tantrums in this humorous picture book about manners when Ellie is tired of playing with her toys. ... More

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    14th March 2013

    When the World Was Waiting for You

    The Rabbit family is filled with excitement - because soon a new baby will arrive! And they can't wait to meet it. The ... More

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    3rd October 2008

    Sam's Snowflake

    Sam is VERY excited. It's Christmas Eve and Dad has set off into the forest to fetch a festive surprise. He promised t... More

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    30th August 2012

    William's Winter Wish

    William longs for it to snow. Maybe if he makes a wish on Grandpa's snow globe it will really happen. But disaster str... More

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    4th July 2011

    When the World Is Ready for Bed

    A family of rabbits go through their end-of-day routine, from having their tea to brushing their teeth, sharing a story ... More

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    23rd May 2013

    When the World Was Waiting for You Baby Book

    You were there, so sweet so small. The dearest baby of them all. With a delightful story running throughout, and space ... More

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    4th April 2013

    Sometimes I'm a Monster

    Part of the My First Picture Book series: printed on toddler-tough card with rounded corners Sometimes I'm an angel, he... More

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    28th August 2014

    Library Lilly

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    28th August 2014

    Tom's Tree

    Tom plants a seed. When it grows, Tom knows it will be a magical tree, full of fruit and peacocks and even a pirate hous... More

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