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Jim Ladd

Jim Ladd

  • 5 stars across 4 books
From a young age, Benji was invariably to be found drawing and painting at the kitchen table, a scene which is often repeated to this day. He is the illustrator of the incredibly successful Bizzy Bear titles, which is published in 23 languages, as well as the Bizzy Bear app, and has written a number of recent picture books, including The Storm Whale and Grandad's Island. He is the winner of the inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2015. Benji lives in east London with his wife and young daughter. His website and blog can be found at
3rd November 2014

Volcano & Earthquake

" Why do earthquakes hit particular places? What was it like in Pompeii when Vesuvius exploded? How do tsunamis occur... MoreVolcano & Earthquake

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4th July 2013

Space Pirates: Stowaway

When Sam's parents are stranded on Planet X, he bravely asks his neighbours, the notorious Space Pirates, to help rescue... MoreSpace Pirates: Stowaway

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1st May 2014

Space Pirates: Treasure

Sam and the crew of the Jolly Apollo have nearly reached Planet X and its treasure, but the dastardly Black-Hole Beard h... MoreSpace Pirates: Treasure

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6th February 2014

Space Pirates: Mutiny

Sam and the crew of the Jolly Apollo are still searching for Planet X, where they hope to find Sam's parents and a whole... MoreSpace Pirates: Mutiny

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