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Lou Peacock

  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Helen Stephens gets very cold sitting at her desk, but she is a trooper and still makes lots of lovely books. She is best known for her How to Hide a Lion series, which was adapted for stage by the Polka Theatre, where they make lots of amazing children's theatre including We're going on a Bear Hunt. Helen has illustrated stories for some of her favourite authors, including Roger McGough, Michael Morpurgo, Sophie Hannah, Holly Webb and Cecile Aubry. She lives on the windy Northumberland coast with her partner and fellow illustrator Gerry Turley, her daughter and her (very smelly) scruffy mutt Peggy.
    27th September 2017

    Oliver Elephant

    When Noah goes Christmas shopping with his mum and baby sister, he has a brilliant time with his toy elephant, Oliver, p... More

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    1st August 2019

    Nuts

    When a little squirrel finds a big pile of nuts, he is VERY excited! But soon he is joined by another squirrel . . . and... More

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    2nd January 2018

    Lionel and the Lion's Share

    Lionel the lion does NOT like to share. After all, lions always get the lion's share. He buys all the best instruments f... More

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    5th March 2020

    Mr Brown's Bad Day

    Mr Brown is a Very Important Tiger who works in a Very Important Office. He carries a Very Important Briefcase and does ... More

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    25th July 2018

    Toby and the Tricky Things

    Toby is no longer a little elephant. He's a Big Boy now, much bigger than baby sister Iris. He can pour his own milk, re... More

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    5th March 2020

    Mr Brown's Bad Day

    Mr Brown is a Very Important Tiger who works in a Very Important Office. He carries a Very Important Briefcase and does ... More

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    4th March 2021

    Charlie Chooses

    A funny, reassuring picture book about dogs, tricky choices and friendship - with artwork by bestselling illustrator Nic... More

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