Polly Faber

Polly Faber

  • 5 stars across 15 books
Polly Faber is a children's book blogger and volunteer reading helper through the charity Beanstalk. With her family, she looks after her very own tiny free library outside their house in North London. Mango & Bambang is her first series of books for children.

Clara Vulliamy was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, The Ruskin and the Royal Academy. She is the daughter of the celebrated author-illustrator Shirley Hughes and began illustrating picture books when she had her own children. She has since written and illustrated many stories, sometimes collaborating with her mother. She lives in Twickenham, with her husband and their daughters, Leah and Martha.

Clara Vulliamy was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, The Ruskin and the Royal Academy. She is the daughter of the celebrated author-illustrator Shirley Hughes and began illustrating picture books when she had her own children. She has since written and illustrated many stories, sometimes collaborating with her mother. She lives in Twickenham, with her husband and their daughters, Leah and Martha.
1st September 2016

Mango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig (Book One)

A charming collection of four beautifully illustrated stories about the unlikely friendship between Mango, a little girl... MoreMango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig (Book One)

(26 reviews) Review
7th June 2018

Picking Pickle: Which dog will you choose?

From the star writer and illustrator team of the Mango & Bambang series comes a funny, heartwarming picture book... MorePicking Pickle: Which dog will you choose?

(17 reviews) Review
7th September 2017

Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble (Book Three)

Mango and Bambang's adventures continue in the third book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a ... MoreMango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble (Book Three)

(13 reviews) Review
5th March 2020

Building a Home

Building a Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book guide to exactly how an old building can become a brand-new ... MoreBuilding a Home

(13 reviews) Review
3rd March 2016

Mango & Bambang: Tapir All at Sea (Book Two)

Book Two in this charming and beautifully illustrated series about the unlikely friendship between Mango, a little g... MoreMango & Bambang: Tapir All at Sea (Book Two)

(9 reviews) Review
7th October 2021

All Through the Night: People Who Work While We Sleep

A beautifully illustrated picture book exploring the jobs that keep a city running all through the night, and make it re... MoreAll Through the Night: People Who Work While We Sleep

(5 reviews) Review
5th July 2018

Pony on the Twelfth Floor

A hilarious and charming story of a girl, a high rise, and one very inappropriate pet, from the author of the Mango & Ba... MorePony on the Twelfth Floor

(3 reviews) Review
26th August 2021

The Book Cat

This is a classic wartime tale of a (real!) cat who made his home at the Faber offices and decided he'd never leave.'Thi... MoreThe Book Cat

(3 reviews) Review
2nd June 2022

Special Delivery: A Book’s Journey Around the World

Special Delivery: A Book's Journey Around the World is a beautifully illustrated guide following the journey of one book... MoreSpecial Delivery: A Book’s Journey Around the World

(3 reviews) Review
4th August 2022

Kitsy Bitsy's Noisy Neighbours

A riotously funny picture book about kindness and community.The animals of Park View Rise all love their high-rise home.... MoreKitsy Bitsy's Noisy Neighbours

(3 reviews) Review
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