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  • 5 stars across 159 books
    Mick Inkpen Biography
    Mick Inkpen is one of the world's best-selling children's illustrators and authors. His most popular books Kipper and Wibbly Pig have reached millions of young readers worldwide. His stories have been translated into over 20 different languages and have sold over 4 million copies. He has won the British Book Award twice and been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. He also won a BAFTA for Kipper as the best animated children's film in 1998. 

    Born in Romford in 1952, Mick began his career as a graphic designer where he worked with children's author Nick Butterworth. They developed a cartoon strip for the Sunday Express magazine, later to become a first series of children's picture books and they also worked in children's television.

    Mick Inkpen Facts
    Mick first ventured into children's books when he became a father and he now collaborates on picture books with his daughter, Chloe.

    Our favourite Mick Inkpen Characters
    Kipper - from the Kipper series
    Wibbly Pig - from the Wibbly Pig series
    Zoe - from the Zoe and Beans series
    20th September 2018

    Mrs Blackhat

    Mrs Blackhat the witch likes everything to be black. So what will she do with an GINGER cat? A hilarious rhyming... More

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    25th February 2016

    Kipper's Visitor: World Book Day 2016

    Kipper has a visitor - a slightly dirty gosling in need of a bath. But the gosling doesn't say very much. 'Honk!' is a... More

    (13 reviews)
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    1st January 2015

    Kipper: One Year With Kipper

    A classic Kipper picture book about the changing seasons and the months of the year. Kipper has a new camera. H... More

    (10 reviews)
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    8th September 2016

    Fred

    'Fetch!' and 'Sit!' and 'Stay!' I understand them all. Those are the words I know. But what is 'Fred'? Fred the... More

    (10 reviews)
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    5th November 2015

    Kipper: Kipper's Monster

    A classic Kipper picture book about being afraid of the dark. Kipper and his friend Tiger are going camping in ... More

    (9 reviews)
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    3rd July 2014

    Kipper

    The very first classic Kipper picture book, perfect for sharing together at cuddle time. Kipper's basket is old... More

    (7 reviews)
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    28th January 2019

    Kipper: The Blue Balloon

    Kipper the dog has found a soggy blue balloon in the garden. At first, it seems like an ordinary balloon, but it's n... More

    (6 reviews)
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    11th February 2016

    Kipper: Kipper's New Pet

    Cuddle up with Kipper! A classic Kipper title, reissued for a new generation of children. Kipper's friend Pig only... More

    (6 reviews)
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    17th September 2015

    Fred: I Will Love You Anyway

    I don't do 'sit!' I don't do 'stay!' But I will love you anyway. From the celebrated creators of Kipper, Wibbly P... More

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    5th March 2015

    Kipper: Kipper's Toybox

    A classic Kipper picture book, perfect for sharing together. Kipper has one, two, three, four, five, six fa... More

    (6 reviews)
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