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  • 5 stars across 17 books
    Leigh Hodgkinson is an award winning animator, and was the creative director of the first Charlie and Lola animation series. Leigh wrote and illustrated her debut picture book Colin and the Snoozebox for Orchard, which has received huge critical acclaim, and was swiftly followed by Colin and Wrong Shadow, and Smile! starring her new character Sunny McCloud. Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate was Leigh's first collaboration with an author. Leigh lives on a hill in London with her husband.
    6th April 2017

    Goldilocks and the Three Potties

    As we all know, potty-training has its highs (BIG GIRL PANTS!, a new potty!) and it's lows (uh-oh!). But with its gentle... More

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    7th June 2012

    Goldilocks and Just the One Bear

    Many years have passed since Goldilocks caused chaos at the Bears' house in the woods, but what happens when Little Bear... More

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    10th March 2016

    Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Hello there! Are you sitting comfortably? Are you sure? Have you found the perfect snuggle-up-and-lose-yourself-in-a-boo... More

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    7th February 2019

    Pencil Dog

    A beautifully told, poignant story about memory, remembrance, and how those we love live on in us. This thought-... More

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    4th April 2013

    Troll Swap

    Timothy Limpet feels out of place in the troll family - he likes things to be just so, and most trolls, frankly, don't. ... More

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    1st August 2018

    Olobob Top: Let's Visit Norbet's Shop

    The Olobobs are having a party for Gurdy, but one thing is missing...a present! Join Tib, Lalloo, and Bobble on their tr... More

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    21st August 2008

    Colin and the Snoozebox

    Colin doesn't have a home. He doesn't even have a bed, which is A-OK most of the time but not when he is tired and grouc... More

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    1st August 2009

    Colin and the Wrong Shadow

    Colin wakes up one day from a snooze to find that he has the wrong shadow! It has been swapped with a small mouse's shad... More

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    3rd September 2009

    A Sunny McCloud Book: Smile

    Sunny has lost something terribly important . . . her smile! She searches everywhere: under the sofa, in the dog basket,... More

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    12th April 2011

    Limelight Larry

    Limelight Larry is delighted when he finds an empty book - he can be the star of the story! Then a whole host of story... More

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