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  • 5 stars across 29 books
    Maurice Pledger was awarded the Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration in 1982. This accolade, sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum, is awarded only once in every five years. Maurice Pledger has illustrated many successful series for Templar, which have collectively sold 10 million copies worldwide. In 1982, Maurice was awarded the Francis Williams Illustration Award for Best Descriptive Illustration.
    3rd November 2016

    The Girl Who Saved Christmas

    NARRATED BY CAREY MULLIGAN JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man t... More

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    27th February 2014

    Charlie Chick

    Charlie is a little chick with a big appetite! Young readers will love seeing his enormous feet, huge mouth and ma... More

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    19th May 2010

    Despicable Me: The Junior Novel

    A smart, funny junior novelization of Despicable Me, the animated movie coming from Universal Studios in Summer 2010. ... More

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    1st September 2007

    Sounds of the Wild - Ocean

    This series of nature titles from Maurice Pledger allows you to experience the sights and sounds of different environmen... More

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    1st June 2013

    Oscar Otter and the Goldfish

    Oscar Otter has always wanted to meet a goldfish, so when he spots one flashing past, he's determined to say hello. But ... More

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    1st April 2014

    I Capture the Castle

    The eccentric Mortmain family have been rattling around in a vast, decrepit castle for years, gradually slipping into fi... More

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    10th April 2012

    Grey Griffins: The Clockwork Chronicles No. 2: The Relic Hunters

    In this second book in the Clockwork Chronicles trilogy, the Griffins face one of the most challenging tests ever-mainta... More

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    5th May 2011

    Priscilla And The Pixie Princess

    Reminiscent of Dr. Seuss and Hilary Knight, here is another clever read-aloud starring Priscilla, who is bored to tear... More

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    1st February 2011

    Ozzy Owl Sticker Book

    There are four titles in the series. In Ozzy Owl discover fascinating facts about animals; in Bobby Bear learn about th... More

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