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Joyce Dunbar

  • 5 stars across 50 books
    Joyce Dunbar is a widely respected author of more than fifty books for children. Her Mouse and Mole series has been very popularly adapted for television and her lyrical re-telling of the Nativity story, This Is The Star, received widespread critical acclaim. She has also collaborated with artist Debi Gliori for several picture books for the Doubleday/Picture Corgi list, including Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep.
    2nd April 2015

    Pat-a-Cake Baby

    From two illustrious picture book makers, and mother and daughter, comes a delicious read-aloud perfect for story time, ... More

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    1st August 2012

    I Spy Under The Sea

    Peek through the die-cut holes to spy who is looking out - is it the dolphins, the clown fish or the shark - and count h... More

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    1st July 2013

    Twinkle Twinkle Squiglet Pig

    'Once, in a place at the bottom of the ocean that is deeper, darker, further, wetter, colder, lonelier . . . than anythi... More

    (2 reviews)
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    20th April 2017

    Tibs the Post Office Cat

    Meet Tibs, son of Toodle, son of Tiddles, son of Toby. A trusted employee of the Post Office. Tibs is paid 2s 6d a wee... More

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    3rd June 2021

    Mister Boo!

    A lively tale about a fun-loving cat learning to accept change, imaginatively illustrated by the award-winning Petr ... More

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    6th March 2014

    The Spring Rabbit

    Smudge is the only rabbit in the woods without a brother or sister. His mother tells him to wait for spring, but that i... More

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    1st May 2016

    I Will Not Wear Pink

    Dear Plunkett Please come to my party Theme: Pink Yours oinky, Priscilla ... More

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    27th February 2014

    Do Dare Duck

    Does Duck dazzle as much as the peacock? Does he dawdle like the tortoise, or does he dash like the hare? No? Well, what... More

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    1st September 2002

    Tell Me What It's Like To Be Big

    When Willa wakes up early one morning she tries to do things for herself. She soon has to ask her big brother Willoughby... More

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    4th October 2012

    Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde

    Good puss or bad cat? Jekyll or Hyde? One and the same? Who decides? Puss Jekyll is the soft cuddly cat of the house ... More

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