Kathy Henderson

Kathy Henderson

  • 5 stars across 20 books

KATHY HENDERSON is an award-winning author and illustrator, as well as an artist and printmaker. Among her many titles are the modern classic picture book The Little Boat , with Patrick Benson, which won the Kurt Maschler Award and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She also wrote and illustrated The Storm , which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.


Her books for Frances Lincoln include the colour poetry collection 15 Ways to Get Dressed , which she wrote and illustrated, Pets, Pets, Pets , illustrated by Chris Fisher, and Hush Baby Hush, Lullabies from Around the World , illustrated by Pam Smy.
Kathy visits schools regularly, running workshops and performing her work. She lives in north London.

1st May 2009

Little Boat

The inspiring story of a little boat on a big adventure. This little boat struggles through terrible storms, past giant ... MoreLittle Boat

(3 reviews) Review
1st August 2005

Fearless Fitzroy

Fitzroy works in the Famous Chocolate Biscuits warehouse - if you can call it work. In fact, he sleeps so much that mous... MoreFearless Fitzroy

(1 review) Review
1st June 2015

Babies Don't Walk They Ride

Babies don't walk, they ride. Babies don't run, they glide. Little ones will love spotting themselves in this book full ... MoreBabies Don't Walk They Ride

(0 reviews) Review
8th October 2002

15 Ways to Get Dressed

A sequel and companion title to the popular 15 Ways to Go to Bed, this lively collection of rhymes explores the daily ri... More15 Ways to Get Dressed

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1st August 2013

The Dragon with a Big Nose

The dragon with a big nose and twelve toes on each foot, eats flies and mince pies and so... MoreThe Dragon with a Big Nose

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3rd December 2007

The Year in the City

A month-by-month celebration of a year in the life of a city by an award-winning author. As the year turns, the city ch... MoreThe Year in the City

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7th October 2010

Hush, Baby, Hush!: Lullabies from Around the World

A book of traditional lullabies with a difference. Gathered from all over the world, these beautiful, simple songs give ... MoreHush, Baby, Hush!: Lullabies from Around the World

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1st December 2009

Look at You!: A Baby Body Book

Wiggle, tickle, sneeze ...and giggle! Isn't it amazing what a body can do? From learning to crawl to clapping their hand... MoreLook at You!: A Baby Body Book

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6th June 2013

Little Prince: An Epic Tale from Ancient Iraq

A fiction format reissue of Lugalbanda for confident readers. From the land we now call Iraq comes the story of a young... MoreLittle Prince: An Epic Tale from Ancient Iraq

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22nd May 2001

Lighthouse Year 1 Yellow Meg's Cat

This collection of infant reading books works as the skills-focused backbone of guided reading resources, with step-by-s... MoreLighthouse Year 1 Yellow Meg's Cat

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