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Hilary Robinson

  • 5 stars across 76 books
    Hilary Robinson is the author of over 40 children's books including the top selling Mixed Up Fairy Tales and The Copper Tree. She is also a broadcaster and freelance BBC radio producer. Hilary was born in Devon and brought up in Nigeria and England. Her books have been translated into a number of languages and are sold across the world. Nick graduated from St Martin's School of Art in 1984 and has been working as an illustrator ever since. His work encompasses books for babies through to books for early teens and he has produced around 150 books to date. He is perhaps best-known for his illustrations for the multi-million selling author Jacqueline Wilson, but as well as this, he writes his own picture books and collaborates with various reputed picture book writers, on books such as PANTS and EAT YOUR PEAS.Recent awards include the Children's Book Award, Sheffield Children's Book Award, The Stockport Schools Award, the Experian Big Three Award. He has also been nominated for the 2003 Kate Greenaway Prize.
    6th March 2014

    Where the Poppies Now Grow

    Childhood friends, Ben and Ray, find their innocent war games become real as the Great War rages around them. Set during... More

    (7 reviews)
    15th September 2005

    Mixed Up Fairy Tales: Split-Page Book

    This fantastic split page, spiral bound book allows the reader to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales wi... More

    (3 reviews)
    8th October 2015

    Flo of the Somme

    Following on from the huge success of 'Where The Poppies Now Grow' and 'The Christmas Truce', 'Flo Of The Somme' pays tr... More

    (3 reviews)
    1st April 2019

    Jasper: Space Dog

    Jasper Space Dog is the first in a series of funny stories about the ambitions of Charlie Tanner and his dog, Jasper. Re... More

    (3 reviews)
    22nd August 2013

    Help A Hamster: Copper Tree Class Help a Hamster

    We all had a big surprise when Henry, our class hamster, had four babies. Alfie Tate was adopted when he was little so h... More

    (2 reviews)
    10th January 2013

    Start Reading: Fairytale Jumbles: Rapunzel & the Billy Goats

    Rapunzel is trapped in a high tower by a wicked troll. The three billy goats want to help her but the troll won't let th... More

    (1 review)
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