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Michael Coleman

  • 4 stars across 57 books

    Charles Causley was born in Cornwall, and apart from six years spent in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, lived there all his life. He was one of Britain's foremost poets, writing for both adults and children. He was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1967 and appointed CBE in 1986. In 1987 he won the Kurt Maschler Award for Jack the Treacle Eater and in 1990 the Ingersoll/T.S. Eliot Award of America. Charles Causley died in 2003.

    Michael Foreman was born in the fishing village of Pakefield in Suffolk. At age 15 he went to study at the Lowestoft School of Art, later moving to the Royal College of Art where he won a scholarship to the US. Michael has illustrated well over 100 books for children, including work by Roald Dahl, Michael Morpurgo and Angela Carter. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Prize, the Kurt Maschler Award and the Children's Book Award. Michael lives in London and regularly visits St. Ives, Cornwall.

    7th February 2005

    Lazy Ozzie

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    15th August 2003

    Prize Players

    Prize Players tackles the most fantastic and freaky footballers in the game. From magic Matthews and powerful Pele... More

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    1st May 1999

    Deri'r Diogyn

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    7th April 2011

    One Two Three

    A sturdy little board book with a striped cloth strap and bright red ring to hang from a buggy. Very young children will... More

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    2nd February 2012

    Legend

    The United States is gone, along with its flooded coasts. North America's two warring nations, the western Republic and ... More

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    1st May 1999

    Dyna Beth Dwl

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    19th January 2001

    The Phenomenal FA Cup

    A comprehensive guide to the top UK knock-out tournement, from its early days right up to now. Meet the giants of... More

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    29th September 1995

    Lazy Ozzie

    Ozzie is the laziest owl in the world. He ca n''t be bothered to fly, but Mother Owl is determined that he should. Ozzie... More

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    6th November 2008

    Weirdo's War

    Daniel is known as Weirdo because he enjoys doing things at school that others think strange: working out mathematical c... More

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    18th May 2001

    Triumphant Teams

    You can KICK OFF with this hat trick:the team who had to let their fans buy their shirts for them, the player who ... More

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