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Lucy Richards

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books including The Gruffalo, What the Ladybird Heard, Stickman, The Scarecrows' Wedding and Night Monkey, Day Monkey. Her collaborations with Axel Scheffler have sold millions of copies, and Room on the Broom is now an Academy Award nominated short film. She has also collaborated with illustrators David Roberts, Nick Sharratt, Emily Gravett, Rebecca Cobb, and Lydia Monks. Julia Donaldson writes poems, plays, songs and fiction for older children and, together with her husband Malcolm, has performed her wonderful stage shows all over the world.


    Lucy is originally from Middlesex, she studied at North Wales School of Art & Design at Glyndwr University, and now lives in Devon with her 4 yr old son and fat tabby cat. After winning an award from Hallmark for her final university show, it didn't take long for Lucy to establish herself as a much-loved illustrator within children's books. She has illustrated texts with Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson, as well as writing and illustrating her own book The Magic Sky. "In my spare time when I'm not drawing or painting, I love going on outdoor adventures with my little boy, whose imagination is a delight!"
    7th August 2006

    Night Monkey, Day Monkey

    Night Monkey and Day Monkey's worlds are as different as night and day! When they each spend time in each other's opposi... More

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    14th January 2000

    Jolly Jungle

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    1st March 2012

    Silly Sea

    Meet lots of sea creatures in this ocean book packed with amazing pop-up surprises. From a wriggly octopus to a silly sh... More

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    7th April 2016

    Mairi's Mermaid

    A charming mermaid story by master story-teller Michael Morpurgo, perfect for children learning to read. Robbie says s... More

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    29th August 2003

    Mairi's Mermaid: Blue Banana

    This is a charming mermaid story for Egmont's Blue Banana series by master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo. Robbie says sw... More

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    1st October 2005

    Magic Sky

    Rory the polar bear is extremely excited. 'When will we see the magic sky?' he asks his parents every morning. But every... More

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    5th September 2005

    The Quick Brown Fox Cub: Red Banana

    A sweet chapter book about an adventurous fox cub by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, for Egmont's Red Banana se... More

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    4th October 2004

    The Magic Sky

    Rory the polar bear is extremely excited. 'When will we see the magic sky?' he asks his parents every morning. But every... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Magic Sky

    Read along and sing along to this wintry snow bear story! Rory the polar bear is extremely excited. 'When will we see th... More

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    13th December 2011

    Animals in School: Red Banana Bind Up

    Two fantastic animal tales from Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson brought together in one volume for the first time. ... More

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