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Hilary Robinson

  • 5 stars across 68 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

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    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

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    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

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    2nd March 2017

    The Big Book of Magical Mix-Ups

    Would you like to turn your nosy brother into an inflatable rabbit? Or transform your bossy babysitter into a gian... More

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    9th August 2016

    Tiddlers: Sid's Red Car

    Sid's Red Car is a fun story for young animal fans who are beginning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged ... More

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    1st May 2009

    Snow White and The Enormous Turnip

    Snow White lives in a house with seven dwarves and a small garden. One day, a turnip gets stuck in the ground...and ever... More

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    29th November 1995

    Aladdin and the Lamp

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    • Snow White and The Enormous Turnip

      Snow White and The Enormous Turnip

      by AvaW

      I thought my daughter would enjoy this fairy tale jumble book when I saw it in the library. She knows both stories that are used in the story, so she...

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      by Tanya

      This is a nice book and follows the story of Sid and how his car squeaks a lot. It is a good book to get or borrow from library if your child is learn...

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      by Wizard

      Another poignant book by Hilary Robinson and illustrated beautifully. This book is sensitive and a great way to start thinking about the war with youn...