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Mike Smith

  • 5 stars across 38 books
    Mike Smith graduated with distinction from the MA Children's Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. He is a winner of the illustrious Macmillan Prize for Children's Picture Book Illustration. When he was a child, Mike's favourite illustrators were Herge, Charles Schultz and Richard Scarry, all of whom still influence his work today. Mike and his partner Caroline lived on a canal boat in Cambridge for seven years, but they have now swapped their boat for a house in Leicestershire, where they live happily with their two sons and their dogs. The Hundred Decker Bus is Mike's debut picture book.
    9th May 2013

    The Hundred Decker Bus

    A fun-packed story about a very unusual bus - with lots of funny details for little readers to spot, and a BIG fold-... More

    (5 reviews)
    29th August 2008

    Touchy-feely The Nativity

    A gorgeous Christmas addition to the perennially popular and creative Usborne Touchy-Feely series. Charming illustration... More

    (2 reviews)
    5th August 2021

    The Hundred Decker Rocket

    A fun-packed space adventure - with lots of funny details for little readers to spot, and a BIG fold-out rocket endi... More

    (1 review)
    26th February 2015

    Catch the Cuddle

    Where's Wally? meets Richard Scarry in this warm and reassuring story about how you can never have too many cuddles! ... More

    (0 reviews)
    6th September 2005

    Cindy: Script

    (0 reviews)
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