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Ian Beck

  • 5 stars across 41 books

    Rose Impey, a former teacher, is highly regarded as a writer for children of all ages. She has written several novels and many bestselling series for Orchard, including Titchy Witch and Animal Crackers. Rose is also the creator of the bestselling Sleepover Club books, which became a major children's television series.

    Ian Beck is an award-winning author and illustrator who has sold more than 1 million books worldwide. He is best known for his beautifully illustrated picture books, including the bestselling Round and Round the Garden , which has been a family favourite for over 30 years, and Philip Pullman's Aladdin and the Magic Lamp . Ian lives in Richmond, Surrey with his wife and three children.

    22nd February 2012

    Chicken Licken: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

    Based on the traditional fairy tale Chicken Licken , this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite i... More

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    1st September 2010

    The Christmas Story

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    1st September 2008

    Lost in the Snow

    It's snowing outside and Lily goes out to play. She leaves Teddy sitting on the window legde but all of sudden, whoosh, ... More

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    3rd February 2016

    Grey Island, Red Boat

    Everything on the Island of Ashes is grey, from the weather to the castle, the grass and the flowers. But then the red b... More

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    3rd October 1996

    The Owl And The Pussycat

    Edward Lear's popular poem is accompanied by Ian Beck's gloriously atmospheric illustrations, full of humour and tendern... More

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    10th August 1995

    TOM AND THE ISLAND OF DINOSAURS

    Tom finds a message in a bottle - from a girl explorer trapped on the Island of Monsters. He sets off to help, flying in... More

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    1st December 2008

    Tom Trueheart and the Land of Dark Stories

    The Trueheart house is busy and bustling-because today is a special day. Tom's older brothers are getting married and pr... More

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    26th March 2015

    The Casebooks of Captain Holloway: The Disappearance of Tom Pile

    On a bitterly cold winter's night in 1900, a young boy disappears without trace from the forest near his home in the qui... More

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    1st October 1997

    An t-Isean Glas

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    24th June 2013

    Samurai

    Following his desertion of his fellow warriors on the battlefield, a lone Samurai and his faithful dog Cho journey toget... More

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    • TOM AND THE ISLAND OF DINOSAURS

      TOM AND THE ISLAND OF DINOSAURS

      by RMW

      Every child should have heard this story. It is an annual read to my class of 3&4 year olds, usually at the end of the year, just before they move to...

    • Grey Island, Red Boat

      Grey Island, Red Boat

      by Ashbeee

      This is a brilliant story for early readers. It has mystery and intrigue and lots of colour, that creeps through the story as the title hints. We were...

    • Chicken Licken: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

      Chicken Licken: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

      This is the perfect introduction to timeless stories! There are plenty of interesting and amusing pictures, and lots of rhyme to help my little one fo...