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Laurence Anholt

  • 5 stars across 102 books

    Laurence Anholt has written over seventy books, many in collaboration with his wife Catherine. A number of these are published by Orchard, including most recently 'Babies Babies Babies'. Laurence writes for a wide range of ages and is one of the most popular and versatile children's authors working today.

    Tony Ross is one of the most highly regarded children's book creators/illustrators in Britain. For Orchard he illustrated the Greek and Roman Myths books in the Orchard Myths range, and the hilarious One and Only series by Laurence Anholt, as well as the poetry collection Balloon Lagoon. Tony lives in Wales.

    12th May 2015

    Seriously Silly: Scary Fairy Tales: Cinderella at the Vampire Ball

    Cinderella's not scared of ANYTHING - not even the ghastliest, ghostliest, creepiest, spookiest party of all time...... More

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    1st February 2006

    Leonardo and the Flying Boy Big Book

    Zoro is the young pupil of the amazing painter, sculptor, scientist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci. Every day he works ... More

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    27th July 2016

    Frida Kahlo

    The next title in the best-selling Anholt's Artists series. When Mariana goes to Frida Kahlo' s house to b... More

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    20th June 2008

    Chimp and Zee

    Chimp and Zee go to Jungletown with Mumkey to buy some bananas. But Chimp and Zee think shopping is boring and start to ... More

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    29th August 2002

    Seriously Silly Supercrunchies: Cinderboy

    Cinderboy needs some magical help from the TV Godmother. How else will he get to the big Cup Final?... More

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    1st October 2006

    Stone Girl Bone Girl: The Story of Mary Anning of Lyme Regis

    This is the fascinating story of Mary Anning, probably the world's best known fossil-hunter. As a baby, Mary was struck ... More

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    26th September 2002

    Seriously Silly Stories: Snow White and The Seven Aliens

    The ugly old Mean Queen is jealous of Snow White, because she has a pretty little nose and wants to be a pop star. The M... More

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    1st August 2006

    What Makes Me Happy?

    A lively, rhyming guide to children's emotions, from an award-winning team. Tickly toes, a big red nose... Wasps that s... More

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    7th August 2008

    Seriously Silly Stories: The Rather Small Turnip

    Can one measly turnip fill the belly of the greedy farmer? That would be a 'turnip' for the books!... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Babies, Babies, Babies!

    Babies love to play, laugh and cuddle, and this book is full of all the things that babies love best. The bright a... More

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    • Babies, Babies, Babies!

      Babies, Babies, Babies!

      Lovely book to read and look at.
      Lots of babies and things they like.

      Beautiful illustrations and lots of activities to enjoy together.
      Especiall...

    • Two Nests

      Two Nests

      When I started reading the book, I didn't know what it was going to be about. It is a very subtle story of two birds who build a nest together, have a...

    • Anholt Family Favourites: We Love Bears

      Anholt Family Favourites: We Love Bears

      by KLK

      This should be a really nice book about two little boys adventure with their bear, but I find the rhyming a little too contrived somehow. The illustra...