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Jo Empson

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Jo Empson graduated from Cambridge School of Art with a Masters in Children's Book Illustration. Jo is never happier than when she is swept away in storytelling, whether writing, illustrating or just reading a favourite picture book (which she still does every night!).
    Her first author/illustrator picture book Rabbityness was nominated for 8 awards and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013.
    15th February 2012

    Rabbityness

    Rabbit enjoys doing rabbity things, but he also loves un-rabbity things! When Rabbit suddenly disappears, no one knows w... More

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    1st January 2016

    Little Home Bird

    Little Bird loves everything about his home. He's surrounded by his favourite branch, his favourite food, his favourite ... More

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    1st December 2012

    Never Ever

    Nothing ever happens to me. Never, ever. Ever, never. Nothing. Or does it? Jo Empson's debut picture book Rabbity... More

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    7th April 2016

    Chimpanzees for Tea!

    Vincent has TERRIBLE trouble remembering everything on the shopping list his mother gives him . . . with disastrous cons... More

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    24th September 2004

    Jungle Stories

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    • Rabbityness

      Rabbityness

      This is a very nice book, the illustrations are perfect too. Rabbit loves doing rabbit and in rabbit things. He fills the world with colour and when h...

    • Little Home Bird

      Little Home Bird

      Beautiful artwork, with friendly-looking animals, accompanies the economical text.  There is gentle humour to be enjoyed (as evidenced by the smiles I...

    • Rabbityness

      Rabbityness

      This is an endearing story and the illustrations are superlative.  It starts out with Rabbit doing the things rabbits are known for (hopping, burrowin...

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