Helen Cooper

  • 5 stars across 28 books
Helen Cooper has written and illustrated over 18 picture books. They have been translated into over 26 languages and won various awards. Notably among these The Bear Under The Stairs, winner of the Smarties Young Judges Prize, The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed, and Pumpkin Soup, both winners of the Library Association Kate Greenaway medal.

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1st October 1999

Pumpkin Soup: Celebrate 25 years of this timeless classic

Celebrate 25 years of Pumpkin Soup with Cat, Duck and Squirrel"Deep in the woods, there's an old white cabin with pumpki... MorePumpkin Soup: Celebrate 25 years of this timeless classic

(19 reviews) Review
3rd February 2022

Saving the Butterfly: A story about refugees

A poetic, powerful story about a little brother and a big sister finding a new home and new hope after being rescued fro... MoreSaving the Butterfly: A story about refugees

(12 reviews) Review
5th June 2008

The Bear Under The Stairs

William is scared of the place under the stairs. He is absolutely sure there's a great big and probably hungry grizzly b... MoreThe Bear Under The Stairs

(2 reviews) Review
1st September 1996

Little Monster Did It!

It was quiet and peaceful in Amy's house...until Little Monster arrived! Little Monster loves Amy, but he doesn't love t... MoreLittle Monster Did It!

(2 reviews) Review
4th September 1997

The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed

"Bedtime!" said the Mother."NO!" said the Baby.The Baby wants to stay up all night, so he revs up his car and sets off o... MoreThe Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed

(2 reviews) Review
4th October 2007


Every day, Cat, Squirrel and Duck make pumpkin soup - the best you've ever tasted. But one day, disaster strikes - there... MoreDelicious!

(1 review) Review
1st October 2002

Tatty Ratty

Molly's toy rabbit, Tatty Ratty, is lost again. Might he be driving a train?...or sailing on a pirate ship? An imaginati... MoreTatty Ratty

(1 review) Review
2nd November 2017

The Hippo at the End of the Hall

'Come now or come never!' The invitation was delivered by bees. It wasn't addressed to anyone at all but Ben knew it wa... MoreThe Hippo at the End of the Hall

(1 review) Review
5th October 2023

The Taming of the Cat

From twice-Kate Greenaway WINNER comes an exquisite story within a story, featuring a mouse who is forced to tell storie... MoreThe Taming of the Cat

(1 review) Review
5th May 1998


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