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Laura Knowles

  • 5 stars across 8 books

    Catell Ronca was born in Basel, Switzerland and lives and works in Lucerne. Catell graduated from the Royal College of Art in London and works for a variety of international clients in publishing, editorial and advertising. Her work is regularly recognised in Illustration Annuals. Her plant illustrations are expressive, bold, lively, and saturated in colour.

    Laura Knowles has a background in children's publishing and is the author of We Travel So Far , Once Upon a Jungle , The Coral Kingdom and It Starts with a Seed , winner of the 2017 Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-fiction and shortlisted for the UKLA Book Award 2018. Her love of natural history, words and art have drawn her to work on books about animals and nature.

    25th May 2017

    Once Upon a Jungle

    Once upon a time there lived a jungle , but that was just the beginning ... Step inside the wild and colourful jungle... More

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    21st September 2017

    We Travel So Far: Small Stories of Incredibly Giant Journeys

    From the epic migration of the huge humpback whale to the unbelievable determination of the tiny hummingbird, come on a ... More

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    21st September 2016

    It Starts With A Seed

    In gentle rhyme, It Starts with a Seed evocatively explores the growth of a tiny sycamore seed. Taking a jo... More

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    15th March 2018

    The Coral Kingdom

    From brightly coloured corals to shimmering shoals of fish, the diversity of life on a coral reef is celebrated in this ... More

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    10th June 2016

    Look & Learn Activity Set: Colors & Opposites

    Young children will be introduced to the concepts of colors and opposites while learning about a diversity of wildlife w... More

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    18th October 2018

    We Build Our Homes: Small Stories of Incredible Animal Architects

    It's not only humans who can build incredible structures: around the world, mammals, birds and insects can be found bu... More

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    18th April 2019

    How to Be a Butterfly

    Should a butterfly be big or small? Should it be bright and bold, or perfectly pale? A joyous, imaginative, yet inform... More

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    5th May 2020

    What is Baby Going to Do?

    "Baby is wearing shiny red wellies. What is Baby going to do? Splash in muddy puddles!" Babies get up to all s... More

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