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James Brown

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    James Brown Biography
    James is a writer and illustrator for children's books including two fiction series: Elspeth Hart by Sarah Forbes (Stripes) and Tally & Squill by Abie Longstaff (Little,Brown), and the author of With My Mummy and With My Daddy. He studied Creative Writing at St Andrews University and now lives in Nottingham where he is also a secondary school English teacher.

    James Brown Facts
    James has a creative mantra "Don't be too precious, be flexible and try new things"

    James was one of five illustrators to win the SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices 2014 competition.

    Our favourite James Brown Book Characters
    Elspeth - from the Elspeth Hart book series
    Al and Lotties - from Al's Awesome Science
    1st July 2017

    Farm

    Follow Farmer Ted around his busy farm, as he looks after his animals. Decorate each wonderful picture with the amazing ... More

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    1st October 2018

    Jingle Spells

    All witches LOVE Halloween, right? Wrong! This little witch loves . . . CHRISTMAS! Trixie's friends think she's ... More

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    9th February 2017

    With My Mummy

    Days with my mummy are always such fun,and ever so special together, as one.From playing in the park to cuddles at bedti... More

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    26th April 2017

    With My Daddy

    Days with my daddy are always such fun, and ever so special together, as one. From breakfast at the zoo to... More

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    5th May 2011

    Shapes (Baby Walker)

    This bold, eye-catching board book explores shapes through graphic patterns in a simple, contrasting and novel way that ... More

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    10th May 2016

    Early Reader: Archie and George and the New Bikes

    A blue Early Reader about Archie and George, twin brothers who may look the same but are VERY different. Early Read... More

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    3rd November 2016

    Early Reader: Archie and George and the Christmas Show

    A blue Early Reader about Archie and George, twin brothers who may look the same but are VERY different. Early Read... More

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    1st October 2017

    A World of Cities

    Bring cities around the orld to life with this beautiful anthology from print-maker James Brown. Climb Paris's Eiffel T... More

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