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Mary Hoffman

  • 5 stars across 65 books
    Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013. Her bestselling books have received huge praise, including the bestselling David which was shortlisted for both the Costa Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
    1st October 2007

    Amazing Grace

    Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her... More

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    5th March 2015

    The Great Big Book of Families

    What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. Bu... More

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    30th March 2007

    Twelve Dancing Princesses

    This sumptuous picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. The grumpy king bans h... More

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    7th March 2013

    Great Big Book of Feelings

    The book opens with the question: "How are you feeling today?" And this leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a... More

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    27th July 2016

    The Great Big Body Book

    There are all kinds of bodies in the world. What are YOU like? Celebrate our brilliant bodies in this fantastic book j... More

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    1st March 2003

    The Colour of Home

    Hassan feels out of place in a new cold, grey country. At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian hom... More

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    5th October 2007

    Grace and Family

    Amazing Grace is back! To Grace, family has always meant her Ma, her Nana and a cat called Paw-Paw. So when Papa invit... More

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    1st May 2016

    The Great Big Book of Feelings

    How are you feeling today? Happy? Sad? Excited? Scared? We all experience lots of different emotions, sometimes angry ... More

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    28th March 2018

    The Great Big Book of Friends

    What is a friend? Can a pet be a friend? Are you friends with your brothers and sisters? What if you don't have any frie... More

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    12th July 2007

    Hopscotch: Adventures: The Sword In The Stone

    When young Arthur accompanies his uncle to a tournament to find the new king of Britain, he's in for a surprise...The Ho... More

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