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Patricia Cleveland-Peck

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Patricia Cleveland-Peck lived in France and Ireland before settling in rural Sussex. She has published fourteen children's books and has also written adult books and plays. She now works as a travel journalist and, with a young granddaughter, she returned to the world of children's books with the bestselling You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus.

    David Tazzyman is the bestselling illustrator of the Mr Gum books (Egmont), which have won a multitude of awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. David grew up in Leicester and studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University. The bestselling You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus was his first picture book for Bloomsbury. He lives in Leicestershire with his partner and their three children.
    27th May 2021

    You Can't Take an Elephant on Holiday

    'BRILLIANTLY FUNNY' - Abi Elphinstone Imagine playing minigolf with meerkats or building a sandcastle with an armad... More

    (57 reviews)
    9th April 2015

    You Can't Take An Elephant On the Bus

    You can't take an elephant on the bus ... It would simply cause a terrible fuss! Elephants' bottoms are heavy and fat a... More

    (24 reviews)
    12th May 2022

    You Can't Let an Elephant Drive a Racing Car

    'BRILLIANTLY FUNNY' - Abi Elphinstone on You Can't Take an Elephant on Holiday Have you ever seen a weightlifti... More

    (15 reviews)
    14th May 2020

    You Can't Call an Elephant in an Emergency

    An elephant firefighter? A traffic cop sloth? A paramedic chimpanzee? What a catastrophe! In case of emergency, you'd d... More

    (13 reviews)
    12th July 2018

    You Can't Let an Elephant Drive a Digger

    Elephants driving diggers? Gorillas on scooters? A shark in the bath? A kangaroo ... on the loo? Join in with the fun a... More

    (7 reviews)
    10th August 2017

    The Story of Tutankhamun

    Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2018. Uncover the true story of an Egyptian k... More

    (2 reviews)
    4th June 2015

    The Queen's Spaghetti

    There's squiggly, wiggly, spaghetti everywhere! "Iggly-wiggly Spaghetti-o!" Queen Nellie a... More

    (1 review)
    5th September 2019

    Pumpkin Power: A Bloomsbury Young Reader: Gold Book Band

    A fun re-imagining of a classic story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school. Yo... More

    (0 reviews)
    6th May 2020

    Bug Club Shared Reading: Tutankhamun's Last Journey (Year 2)

    Maia and Tutankhamun were like brother and sister - so when the young king died suddenly, Maia missed him greatly. Tutan... More

    (0 reviews)
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