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Meredith Hooper

  • 4 stars across 43 books
    Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia and came to the UK to do a post-graduate degree at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable books for children, acclaimed for the way they distil a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful.
    5th April 2001

    Dogs' Night

    Once a year, the dogs in the paintings in London's National Gallery have an exciting night out. For a few hours, they es... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Dinosaur

    Press out the board pieces and build your own shiny Tyrannosaurus rex to play with! Tom lives in an ordinary house in an... More

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    14th April 2011

    Ice

    A gorgeously rendered wordless tale of discovery and adventure that is meticulous in architectural detail and bursts wit... More

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    1st December 2003

    Sticky Jam

    Find out how the strawberry jam in your sandwich was made in this bright, clearly explained and illustrated story of sug... More

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    12th August 2004

    Natural World: Seal

    Follow a seal pup as it takes its first swim and sets off on an exhilarating journey through life in the ocean. Join the... More

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    1st March 2004

    Ponko and the South Pole

    This delightful story follows Ponko the Penguin and his friend Joey Bear as they stow away on a sledge to take part in t... More

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    1st June 2008

    Celebrity Cat

    It is Cats' Visiting Night at the Art Gallery, and from all over the town, cats have come to see the paintings. Most of ... More

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    1st July 2020

    The Endurance: Shackleton's Perilous Expedition in Antarctica

    This true adventure tale of courage and survival tracks the dangerous expedition to Antarctica led by Sir Ernest Shack... More

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    1st December 2003

    Woolly Jumper

    Everything you ever wanted to know about making wool! Simple, rhythmical text, colourful illustrations and a carefully r... More

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      Bit of a tongue twister book showing how sugar is made into jam. Lily loved it and had me reading it 3 nights in a row....

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      I read this book to my daughter when she was little, plenty of times over the years until she was able to read when she would regularly pick it from t...

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      We really loved this book's story! It's about a night where all the dog's can have a night out, and then you finally see that these are the dogs that...