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  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Karl Newson (Author)
    Karl Newson is a children's book author and illustrator from London. He takes inspiration from songs and books and people and everything! His favourite things are elephants, stars and his two mini Mudwafflers. His least favourite thing is mashed potato - bleurgh! In his spare time he enjoys walking and listening to music from the 1960s (and singing along - badly - to them), and biscuits.

    Migy Blanco (Illustrator)
    Migy (pronounced 'Miggy') was born in Salford, England, Migy went to university in London, and then spent 10 years working in advertising and editorial illustration. After marrying, he moved to Buenos Aires. There, surrounded by the vibrancy and colour of South America, he developed a children's book style that is bold, magical and eye-catching. Migy recently moved back to the UK and, for the first time in his life, he is living outside of a mega-city, enjoying nature and exploring new inspiration. To find out more about Migy, you can visit his website.
    14th May 2019

    I am a Tiger

    A hilarious and original story about a little mouse with big ideas! The bold little mouse declares "I am a tiger." ... More

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    2nd May 2019

    The Same But Different Too

    These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are... More

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    30th March 2017

    Fum

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    21st February 2018

    A Bear is a Bear

    When one sleepy bear wakes up early from his winter sleep, he's confused. Is he a bird? Or a moose? A fox perhaps? Or ev... More

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    1st February 2019

    For All the Stars Across the Sky

    A beautiful new bedtime classic, which celebrates the immeasurable love between a mummy and baby. For all the... More

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    2nd March 2017

    Here Comes The Sun

    While all the other animals sleep through the night, Little Owl has work to do - she needs to blow the stars out one by ... More

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    2nd March 2018

    Little Grey's Birthday Surprise

    Open up this celebratory picture book to find Little Grey's birthday surprise! It's Little Grey's birthday, but why are ... More

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    22nd August 2018

    The Mess Monster

    The Mess Monster has been up to his usual tricks - drawing on the wall, leaving muddy prints and causing chaos everywher... More

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    6th February 2020

    I am not an Elephant

    This laugh-out-loud story is about a bold and imaginative Mouse who is accused of being an elephant by a gecko. Despit... More

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    18th August 2020

    If You See a Lion

    Once upon a time, there was a story in this book. But a lion ate it all. Narrated by a tall, handsome and ever-... More

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