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Julia Jarman

  • 5 stars across 89 books
    Adrian Reynolds is one of today's most popular children's illustrators. After studying illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, he went on to illustrate the popular Pete and Polo series for Orchard. Adrian's reputation as an exciting new artist grew, and he is now known for his lively and fun illustrations like those in the fantastic Big Red Bath and the bestselling Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs. Adrian lives in Cambridge. Julia Jarman has won the Stockport Schools' Book Award twice for her brilliant picture book texts. After studying English and Drama at Manchester University, she became a teacher. Julia has been writing for over fifteen years, and in that time has created ten novels and over seventy shorter books. Initially, she was encouraged to write by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us'. Recently, she has become a grandmother, inspiring her to write her fabulous picture book texts. Julia lives in an English village near Bedford.
    11th January 2018

    Fussy Freda

    A Hilaire Belloc-esque cautionary tale for fussy eaters - you'd better eat up! Dinnertime isn't easy in F... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Big Bouncy Bed

    Ben and Bella on the big bouncy bed, Boing! Boing! Boing! Boing! Mind your head! Ben and Bell... More

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    2nd June 2011

    Ants in Your Pants!

    A brilliantly funny story about not leaving friends out, from the illustrator of much-loved picture book classic, Gi... More

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    21st August 2008

    Big Blue Train

    Toot toot! Hold tight! Ben and Bella are off on another adventure! This time with the Big Blue Train! They set off ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th July 2012

    Big Yellow Digger

    Ben and Bella are off on another adventure and, of course, all the animals want to join them! The destination this time ... More

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    1st March 2005

    Big Red Bath

    Ben and Bella are having such a lovely, splashy time in the big red bath that soon everyone wants to join in the fun! Bu... More

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    19th June 2008

    Class Two at the Zoo

    Join Class Two as they wander round the zoo. They see all sorts of animal antics, but they don't notice the anaconda s... More

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    4th July 2013

    Two Shy Pandas

    Panda longs to play with Pandora next door, but he's too shy. Whenever he sees Pandora he runs away. Meanwhile Pandora l... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Jungle Grumble

    The animals of the jungle are disgruntled - they're tired of the same old body parts. Hippo wants a longer tail, Monkey ... More

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    6th August 2015

    Lovely Old Lion

    Lenny the lion loves his grandpa, King Lion. But when King Lion starts to forget things, Lenny begins to worry. He can't... More

    (1 review)
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