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... MoreRabbits Don't Lay Eggs!

(8 reviews) Review
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... MoreCharlie Crow in the Snow

(6 reviews) Review
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 ... MoreDog in Boots

(5 reviews) Review
2nd 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... MoreThe Perfect Guest

(3 reviews) Review
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... MoreMy Mummy

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreWe Love Bunk Beds!: A Shirley and Doris Book

(1 review) Review
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... MoreA Guide to Sisters

(0 reviews) Review
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.... MoreLittle Poppets: Happy Birthday, Mole!: A lift-the-flap first story

(0 reviews) Review
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... MoreLittle Poppets: Mouse's Sock Tree: A lift-the-flap first story

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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... MoreIt's MY Birthday!: A Shirley and Doris Book

(0 reviews) Review
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