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Helen Stephens

  • 5 stars across 28 books
    Helen Stephens is the award winning illustrator of How to Hide a Lion, Fleabag and The Night Iceberg (Alison Green Books). Known for her line work and bright and instantly recognisable illustrations, Helen has both collaborated with authors (Sophie Hannah, Roger McGough and Michael Morpurgo) and written and illustrated her own picture books including The Big Adventures of the Smalls and the Betsey series, both with Egmont. Helen lives in Northumberland, by the sea, with her family.
    2nd August 2012

    How to Hide a Lion

    How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because mums and da... More

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    1st October 2014

    How to Hide a Lion from Grandma

    When Grandma comes to stay, Iris has to hide her lion, as grandmas can get anxious if they find a lion in the hous... More

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    4th October 2018

    How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

    Iris and her lion go everywhere together. But when Christmas comes and the family are going away, Mum says the l... More

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    1st September 2016

    How to Hide a Lion at School

    Lions aren't allowed at school, but Iris's lion doesn't want to be left behind. He even stows away on the school t... More

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    4th May 2017

    Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger Gift edition

    Gracie Grabbit is going to the zoo with her dad, but she has one problem - her dad's a cheeky robber! She needs to... More

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    1st October 2015

    Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger

    Gracie Grabbit is going to the zoo with her dad, but she has one problem - her dad's a cheeky robber! She needs to stop ... More

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    7th June 2010

    The Night Iceberg

    It's hard when you have to share everything with your baby brother. Tofta doesn't want to at all. So when an icebe... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Fleabag

    One scruffy little dog needs a home . . . One lonely little boy wants a dog . . . Then one day, they find each oth... More

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    1st August 2011

    Sleepy Babies

    Night-night! Babies need to nap, and this book is full of all the things that made bedtime routines fun. These adorable,... More

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    1st August 2011

    Happy Babies

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