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Louise Yates

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Louise's first book, A Small Surprise, was published by Random House in 2009. Her second, Dog Loves Books, debuted as a New York Times Bestseller and won the Parents' Choice Award in the US. In the UK Dog Loves Books won the 2010 Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was nominated (along with the more recent Frank and Teddy Make Friends, 2011, and Dog Loves Drawing, 2012) for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Dog Loves Drawing has also been shortlisted for the Red House Children's Award, 2013. Dog Loves Counting was released in the UK in March 2013. Louise is currently working on a new series, Toad and I with Random House and developing the Dog Loves series for TV with Random House Children's Screen Entertainment. Louise read English at Christ Church, Oxford, and studied drawing at The Prince's Drawing School, London. As well as illustrating, she practises other forms of painting and drawing, and in 2010, won the Prince of Wales' Award for Portrait Drawing at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters' Annual Exhibition. She lives and works in London. 'Even in a golden age of illustrated children's books, Louise Yates stands out as a superb artist and storyteller.' A. N. Wilson
    4th March 2010

    Dog Loves Books

    Dog loves books! Dog loves books about dinosaurs and Dog loves books about aliens: in fact Dog loves all books! Dog has ... More

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    3rd March 2016

    Toad and I

    Toad lives in a tree in Kitty's garden - a very special tree with limitless rooms and countless adventures to be had. Pr... More

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    5th July 2012

    Dog Loves Drawing

    Dog loves books, but one day he receives a strange one in the post - it's blank! Soon, Dog realises that this book is no... More

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    24th September 2015

    Dog Loves Fairy Tales

    Dog loves books, and Dog especially loves books with fairytales in them. But this particular book of fairytales has an u... More

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    1st August 2013

    Dog Loves Counting

    Dog can't get to sleep. He loves books so much that he just can't stop reading. Dog tried counting sheep, but it's not w... More

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    28th March 2013

    Kalb Yoheb Al Kotob (Dog Loves Books)

    Dog loves books so much that he decides to open his own bookshop. At first customers are scarce. However, this is all ri... More

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    7th July 2011

    Frank and Teddy Make Friends

    Meet Professor Frank Mouse. He's very clever, very inventive and very ...lonely. Though he loves collecting, making and ... More

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    28th August 2014

    Dog Loves Fairy Tales

    Dog loves books, and Dog especially loves books with fairy tales in. But this particular book of fairy tales has an unlu... More

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    3rd September 2009

    A Small Surprise, A

    Roll up! Roll up! Discover the most marvellous collection of colossal creatures known to man: among them the Beastly Bea... More

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