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Paula Metcalf

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Paula Metcalf is a hugely talented illustrator with a growing reputation. She made up her mind to be an author and illustrator at the tender age of sixteen and later graduated from Anglia Polytechnic University with a First Class Honours degree in illustration and an MA in children's illustration. Her graceful, beautifully lit artwork is influenced by dance and her love of Eastern European fairy tales.

    Paula is currently the Illustrator-in-Residence at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Buckinghamshire.
    27th March 2014

    Rabbits Don't Lay Eggs!

    Rabbits don't belong in the farmyard. So it creates quite a stir when Rupert the rabbit pops up. He tries to make hims... More

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    26th September 2013

    Charlie Crow in the Snow

    Charlie the crow loves his home. But things don't stay perfect for long when the leaves drop off his tree and the wate... More

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    1st February 2017

    The Perfect Guest

    In this heart-warming, laugh-out-loud story of friendship, accident-prone Pansy tries her very hardest to be the mos... More

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    4th January 2018

    Dog in Boots

    From much-loved children's author and illustrator, Paula Metcalf, comes a hilarious and uplifting tale about loving who ... More

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    16th February 2012

    My Mummy

    I could travel round the world And know I'd never find A mummy even half as nice Or brilliant as m... More

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    4th May 2007

    We Love Bunk Beds!: A Shirley and Doris Book

    Shirley's little sister, Doris, wants to be with Shirley EVERYWHERE! This is not always a good thing - Shirley's bed isn... More

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    2nd October 2014

    A Guide to Sisters

    If you're a big sister, you probably know lots of things already. But when it comes to dealing with little sisters, ever... More

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    1st April 2013

    Little Poppets: Happy Birthday, Mole!: A lift-the-flap first story

    Rose has knitted a lovely warm jumper for Mole, but where is it? Lift the flaps and help find Mole's birthday present.... More

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    1st April 2013

    Little Poppets: Mouse's Sock Tree: A lift-the-flap first story

    When Mouse wakes up one morning to find his tree is growing socks he can't wait to share his discovery with his friend... More

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    1st February 2008

    It's MY Birthday!: A Shirley and Doris Book

    Following on from WE LOVE BUNK BEDS!, the elephant sisters are back to make you laugh once again! It's Shirley's b... More

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