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Jan Pienkowski

  • 4 stars across 62 books
    Jan Pienkowski was born in Warsaw in 1936. After creating his first book at the age of eight, Jan went on to excel in his chosen field of design, working in such diverse areas as television, theatre and greetings cards. Published in 1968, A Necklace of Raindrops was the first of several wonderful collaborations between Jan and Joan Aiken - and it was also the very first book Jan illustrated. For over forty years, he has also worked on the Meg and Mog books. He has since twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, and has created many instantly recognizable classics.
    5th July 2012

    Meg and Mog

    A 40th anniversary edition of the children's classic picture book, Meg and Mog. Meg the witch and Mog her cat go o... More

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    3rd November 2011

    Meg at Sea

    Meg, Mog and Owl are becalmed in a boat. Meg makes one of her spells and gets more than she bargained for!... More

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    26th October 1978

    Meg's Car

    A car is all very well if you know how to drive it, but if you're Meg or Mog, in a hurry to go on a picnic, you really a... More

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    25th February 1982

    Meg's Veg

    Meg and Mog plant their vegetables, but will they grow? Meg's helpful spells have some surprising results! The bestsel... More

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    27th March 1986

    Mog in the Fog

    Climbing up a mountain, Meg and Mog run into thick fog and then bump into something very strange ... Children will lov... More

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    5th April 1979

    Meg's Castle

    Meg, Mog and Owl stay in a castle. They meet ghastly ghosts and spooky white knights, fight brave battles and tuck into ... More

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    6th October 2011

    The Thousand Nights and One Night

    Welcome to The Thousand Nights and One Night, an ancient world of enchantment and adventure, where magic is commonplace ... More

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    1st July 2008

    Yes No

    In this classic picture book, Jan Pienkowski, twice winner of the Greenaway Medal, uses bold, colourful illustrations to... More

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    2nd June 2005

    Meg's Mummy

    Meg and Mog fly off on an adventure to Egypt. As they land on top of a pyramid, Meg accidentally lets go of her cauldron... More

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    1st September 1993

    Maint

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    1st September 1993

    Wynebau

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    1st September 1993

    Bwyd

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    10th April 1995

    1001 o Eiriau

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    1st February 2009

    Food

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    27th September 2013

    In the Beginning

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    1st July 2003

    The Odyssey

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    31st October 2008

    123 Sticker Book

    An ideal book for very young children to learn about numbers, with over 150 word and number stickers. Children will enjo... More

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    1st September 2011

    Haunted

    Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doher... More

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    5th January 2006

    Meg on the Moon

    A board book version of this classic Meg and Mog story. It's Mog's birthday and he decides he'd like to go in a space sh... More

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    5th September 2016

    The First Christmas

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    1st February 2009

    Weather

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing children to the con... More

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    1st September 2014

    The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland

    Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty paper cut illustrations. ... More

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    5th November 2007

    Little Monsters

    No two monsters are the same. Some like to play with their food, some like to fight, and some are rather rude! Open this... More

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    1st February 2009

    Time

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    1st July 2008

    Wheels

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    1st July 2008

    Numbers

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    1st February 2009

    Homes

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this book is ideal for introducing young children to different... More

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    1st July 2008

    Faces

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    1st July 2008

    Shapes

    With this book young children can learn all about shapes through Pienkowski's bright and bold illustrations."... More

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    27th September 1984

    Mog at the Zoo

    Would you mistake Mog for a tiger? The zoo keepers did and tried to catch him, but it wasn't as easy as they had thought... More

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    6th September 2007

    Mog's Missing

    It's Midsummer Eve and Meg and Mog fly off to meet their friends, but naughty Mog is messing around and falls from the b... More

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    12th June 2000

    Star Shared: Reception, The Monster Pet Big Book

    Bring Shared Reading to life! Rigby Star Shared (formerly known as Rigby Red Giant) brings you a fantastic collection of... More

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    22nd December 2011

    Jamboree Storytime Level B: Classroom Pack

    Jamboree Storytimeis an exciting, interactive and play-based series designed to introduce the English language to childr... More

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    3rd October 2013

    A Foot in the Grave: and other ghost stories

    When Jan Pienkowski began a haunting series of paintings and asked Joan Aiken to compose accompanying ghostly stories, t... More

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    4th October 2004

    The First Noel

    This magical Christmas carousel tells the story of the Nativity through five exquisite cut-out silhouettes with words fr... More

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    1st December 2007

    Ninja Cat

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    5th November 2007

    Dinnertime

    Frog is eating flies for dinner. But Vulture is eating Frog for dinner and Gorilla is eating Vulture! The meals and the ... More

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    8th October 2001

    Good Night Mini

    The child narrator of this tale has a whole list of reasons why he cannot go to bed: there are bears under the stairs, a... More

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    1st July 2008

    Colours

    Combining simple text with bold, colourful illustrations, this classic book is ideal for introducing nursery children to... More

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    1st October 1997

    I'm Not Scared

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    27th October 1994

    Bronto's Brunch

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    1st May 1990

    Homes

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    1st May 1990

    Weather

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    1st August 1997

    1001 Words

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    23rd October 1997

    Froggo

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    1st January 1991

    Pienski III- Faces

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    1st June 1998

    Shapes

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    1st June 1998

    1 2 3

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    23rd October 1997

    Spido

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    23rd October 1997

    Octo

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    1st November 2011

    Jamboree Storytime Level B: Arabic Classroom Pack

    Jamboree Storytimeis an exciting, interactive and play-based series designed to introduce the English language to childr... More

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    23rd October 1997

    Batto

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    2nd October 2008

    Nut Cracker

    It is Christmas Eve and the party is over. Clara creeps downstairs to find Nutcracker, a wooden doll given to her by her... More

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    1st November 2018

    The First Noel

    An enchanting Christmas gift with exquisite cut-paper silhouettes of the Nativity. This enchanting Christmas gift tells... More

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