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Janni Howker

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Janni Howker has won many awards for her work. Badger on the Barge, her first book, won the International Reading Association Children's Book Award, as well as being Commended for the Whitbread Award and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It is now a set book for Key Stage 3 of the National Curriculum. Another of her books, The Nature of the Beast was made into a major feature film shown in cinemas and on TV. She lives in Cumbria with her husband, their son and a variety of animals.

    Sarah Fox-Davies was born in London in 1956, and studied at Hornsey and Croydon Colleges of Art, before taking a four-year course in Graphic Design and Illustration. Focussing on illustrating animals in their natural environments (bats, beavers, bears, cats, wolves and even a caribou), Sarah also has a particular interest in natural history, and has contributed illustrations to a number of field guides and gardening books. She now lives in Wales.
    19th November 2015

    Walk with a Wolf

    A non-fiction picture book by one of today's most acclaimed authors about one of the world's most magnificent creatures.... More

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    1st January 2011

    Nature Of The Beast

    This is a powerful novel about a community devastated by unemployment and shaken by the fear of a terrifying beast roami... More

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    4th December 2006

    Badger On The Barge

    Set in the north-west of England, each of these powerful stories abounds with absorbing situations and memorable charact... More

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    6th January 2003

    Isaac Campion

    Three of the bestselling, most acclaimed fiction titles of the past decade, reissued with stylish and attractive new cov... More

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    1st December 2008

    Walk With A Wolf Pbk With Cd

    This is a non-fiction picture book by one of today's most acclaimed authors about one of the world's most magnificent cr... More

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    1st November 2008

    Walk With A Wolf Pbk With Cd

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