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Lynne Rickards

Lynne Rickards

  • 4 stars across 48 books

Lynne Rickards was born in Canada and now lives in Scotland with her husband and two children. She grew up writing and illustrating her own stories and actually went to art school at 18 to study illustration. However, she decided she was much happier writing the stories and loves to see artwork in her books, knowing it's so much better than anything she could ever have done.

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1st March 2019

Pink!: What's a penguin to think when he wakes up PINK?

Age range 3 to 6 What's a penguin to think when he wakes up PINK? Patrick wakes up one day to find he's... MorePink!: What's a penguin to think when he wakes up PINK?

(14 reviews) Review
22nd February 2018

Rowan the Red Squirrel

'Deep in the woods, in a crooked old tree, Lived two little squirrels, with Mum, who made three. Hazel was brave -- a fl... MoreRowan the Red Squirrel

(4 reviews) Review
8th December 2017

Noisy Neesha: Band 06/Orange

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse an... MoreNoisy Neesha: Band 06/Orange

(2 reviews) Review
10th March 2011

I Do Not Eat the Colour Green

Marlene McKean loves all the colours of the rainbow except for one - she absolutely hates the colour green!... MoreI Do Not Eat the Colour Green

(1 review) Review
21st March 2013

Harris the Hero: A Puffin's Adventure

Harris the puffin is lonely and at a loose end. He sets out travelling, looking for adventure and meets a lost baby seal... MoreHarris the Hero: A Puffin's Adventure

(1 review) Review
3rd September 2012

Clementine’s Smile: Band 06/Orange

Clementine the crocodile is known for always being happy and having a big smile, but one day she gets toothache and can’... MoreClementine’s Smile: Band 06/Orange

(1 review) Review
22nd February 2018

Skye the Puffling: A Wee Puffin Board Book

Everyone's favourite puffling is ready for adventure in a beautiful new board book edition, especially for wee hands. ... MoreSkye the Puffling: A Wee Puffin Board Book

(1 review) Review
1st May 2006

Jack's Bed: Green Banana

But can a jackal and a wolf really live side by side? Heralded as `the Michael Morpurgo of China', multi-award-wi... MoreJack's Bed: Green Banana

(0 reviews) Review
1st August 2009


The pink jumper was practically glowing in my grey bedroom. It was like a tiny bit of Dorothy's Oz in boring old black-a... MorePink

(0 reviews) Review
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