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Jill Tomlinson

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Simon Reade is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic where these adaptations and others have been staged. His adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland won the TMA Award for Best Show for Young People.
    2nd January 2014

    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

    A heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there... More

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    14th February 2005

    The Otter Who Wanted to Know

    A charming story about an adorable sea otter from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Pat is an adorable... More

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    14th February 2005

    The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

    The classic story about a cat in danger of using up all of her nine lives from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of t... More

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    14th February 2005

    The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

    A heart-warming story about a hen with as much pluck as she has cluck from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the D... More

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    14th February 2005

    The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out

    A heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Otto is a penguin chick, that much he knows, but othe... More

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    6th April 2004

    The Otter Who Wanted to Know

    antics by Jill Tomlinson. Pat is an adorable little sea otter. She likes turning up her toes and floating in the sea, ch... More

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    2nd January 2014

    The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up

    A heart-warming classic children's story from Jill Tomlinson about a Gorilla who's looking to the future. Pongo is a y... More

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    4th July 2004

    Three Favourite Animal Stories

    Three heart-warming classic stories full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop is a baby barn owl. He is perfect in e... More

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    4th October 2010

    Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

    'I don't want to be a night bird', Plop told his Mummy. 'Dark is nasty'. Plop is a baby barn owl. He is the same as ever... More

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    3rd July 2006

    The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

    One day, Suzy found a huge basket in a field. She climbed in, settled in the shade under a stool, and was soon fast asle... More

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    7th April 2008

    More Favourite Animal Tales

    Three favourtie animal tales in one volume to treasure, from the hugely popular Jill Tomlinson. Growing up can be lots o... More

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    29th August 2013

    More Favourite Animal Tales

    Three heart-warming classic stories full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Growing up can be lots of fun . . . Swing... More

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    7th September 2009

    The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out

    A heart-warming classic of a picture book full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Otto is a penguin chick, that ... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

    Suzy is a little striped cat, who lives in a French seaside village with a fisherman and his four sons. Like all cats, S... More

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    5th August 2004

    The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up

    A heart-warming classic children's story from Jill Tomlinson about a Gorilla who's looking to the future. Pongo is a you... More

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    1st May 2006

    Private Peaceful and Other Adaptations

    This title presents three rites of passage plays for the young person in all of us, brilliantly adapted from the books o... More

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    5th September 1991

    Penguin's Progress

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    1st September 2003

    The Owl Who's Afraid of the Dark

    Three of Jill Tomlinson's best loved stories bound into one volume: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark The Cat who wante... More

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    • The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

      The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

      by AS100

      I was given this book to read from school as homework and loved it.  The book tells the story of Plop a baby barn owl and how he is afraid of the dark...

    • The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

      The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

      This was a really cute and funny story about a brave little hen. She trust everything to visit her aunt and gets into lots of funny scrapes, never too...

    • The Otter Who Wanted to Know

      The Otter Who Wanted to Know

      A really nice story about some young sea otters and how they find a new place to live. I found this to be the perfect read for my 4 year old as the st...