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Meredith Hooper

Meredith Hooper

  • 4 stars across 46 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.
7th July 2003

Sticky Jam

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

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreDogs' Night

(2 reviews) Review
14th April 2011

Ice

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

(2 reviews) Review
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 ... MoreCelebrity Cat

(1 review) Review
1st December 2003

Woolly Jumper

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

(1 review) Review
5th November 2015

The Pebble in My Pocket: A History of Our Earth

Where do pebbles come from? How were they made? This book tells the story of a pebble, from its origins in a fiery volca... MoreThe Pebble in My Pocket: A History of Our Earth

(1 review) Review
1st June 2004

Honey Biscuits

One cow, a thousand buzzing bees and the bark from a tree. When Ben learns how to make honey biscuits with his gran, he ... MoreHoney Biscuits

(1 review) Review
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... MoreNatural World: Seal

(0 reviews) Review
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... MorePonko and the South Pole

(0 reviews) Review
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