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Ronda Armitage

  • 5 stars across 34 books
    Ronda Armitage trained as a primary school teacher but has been writing children's books for nearly thirty years. She is best known for the Lighthouse Keeper series, illustrated by her husband David Armitage. Originally from New Zealand, Ronda now lives in East Sussex.

    Holly Swain is best known for Wanted! Have You Seen this Alligator?, which won the Stockport Book Award. This is her second book for Puffin, following There's No Such Thing as a Ghostie, written by Cressida Cowell. Holly lives in Brighton, Sussex.
    5th January 2017

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch (40th Anniversary Ed ition)

    Once there was a lighthouse keeper called Mr. Grinling. At night time he lived in a small white cottage perched hi... More

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    1st May 2014

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

    Once there was a lighthouse keeper called Mr. Grinling. At night time he lived in a small white cottage perched high on ... More

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    4th January 2007

    A New Home for a Pirate

    'Shiver me timbers!' Pirate Jed is not happy . . . Imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. That's Pirate Jed! F... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th June 2014

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Cat

    From the best-selling creators of The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, rediscover the fantastically fun picture book of ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    A Mighty Bitey Creature

    A raucous, suspenseful, silly comedy starring jungle favourites Monkey, Zebra, Frog and Lion ... and a bottom-biting... More

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    4th April 2013

    Small Knight and George: Small Knight and George and the Pirates

    A swashbuckling tale, perfect for both brave little pirates and brave little knights - a winning combination! Small... More

    (1 review)
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    4th September 2014

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Tea

    A hilarious picture book about of friendship and determination - and that you're never too old to learn a new tric... More

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    4th September 2014

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Catastrophe

    A modern-day classic, this picture book is loved by thousands of children around the world. 'You must be ... More

    (1 review)
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    1st October 2003

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas

    Mr Grinling and his great - nephew, George, find themselves stranded in the lighthouse on a stormy Christmas night. With... More

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    6th August 2020

    The Lighthouse Keeper's Mystery

    Join your favourite lighthouse keeper in the newest picture book in the beloved classic series. Deep down... More

    (1 review)
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