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Nadia Shireen

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Nadia Shireen enjoyed making homemade magazines and comics as a child. She studied law at university and then worked in magazine journalism; it was during this time that she started to draw again. After a lifetime of doodling in the sidelines, Nadia decided to pay some attention to drawing and in 2007 was accepted onto an MA course in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Her debut book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She lives in London.

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    5th May 2016

    The Bumblebear

    Norman is a bear. A bear who LOVES honey. According to Norman, there can never be enough honey! And who has the mos... More

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    2nd September 2021

    Grimwood: Laugh your head off with the funniest new series of the year

    'Funny, anarchic, original and gloriously silly.' Richard Osman 'Ted and Nancy are my favourite funny... More

    (16 reviews)
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    31st May 2018

    Billy and the Beast

    While out on a lovely walk in the woods, Billy and her trusty sidekick Fatcat hear a terrible rumble... a terrible rum... More

    (10 reviews)
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    11th July 2019

    Billy and the Dragon

    Our fearless heroine Billy is back! But, something TERRIBLE has happened! Billy's loyal sidekick Fatcat is kidn... More

    (9 reviews)
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    15th April 2021

    Barbara Throws a Wobbler

    Barbara is in a very bad mood. She won't admit it, but she is. She has a problem with a sock, and at lunchtime... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st June 2017

    The Cow Who Fell to Earth

    One night a star CRASH-LANDS right on top of a flock of bumbling sheep. But the star is not a star... It's a li... More

    (5 reviews)
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    7th November 2013

    Yeti and the Bird

    Yeti lives all alone in a wintry landscape. Well, maybe not quite alone, but no one is brave enough to go near... More

    (4 reviews)
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    5th July 2012

    Hey, Presto!

    Presto is a very talented magician, so when he and his friend Monty join a funfair and start a magic show things look go... More

    (4 reviews)
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    17th February 2022

    Grimwood: Five Freakishly Funny Fables: World Book Day 2022

    A special World Book Day adventure in the wildly funny new series from award-winning Nadia Shireen. Perfect for reade... More

    (1 review)
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    2nd June 2011

    Good Little Wolf

    Once upon a time there was a wolf called Rolf - a good little wolf who liked baking cakes and was always kind to his f... More

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