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Meredith Hooper

  • 5 stars across 45 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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    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 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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    8th March 2001

    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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    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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    1st May 2005

    Tom Crean's Rabbit

    It's very cold in Antarctica, and the Terra Nova is crowded with both men and animals. Tom the sailor is looking for a... More

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    3rd March 2008

    The Tomb of Nebamun: Explore an Ancient Egyptian Tomb

    Nebamun lived in Egypt nearly 3500 years ago, around the same time as Tutankhamun. He was an official who worked for the... More

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