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Gillian Shields

  • 5 stars across 46 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.
    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

    (4 reviews)
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    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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    2nd October 2009

    Henry's Holiday

    Poor little Henry! All the other baby penguins are having fun sliding on the ice and tumbling in the snow, but Henry doe... More

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    8th January 2010

    Angel Baby

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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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      A lovely book about a mouse who longs for snow. We loved the fact he has a great relationship with his grandpa and the idea of the snow globe. The end...

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