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Russell Ayto

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Russell Ayto was born in Chichester, Sussex and brought up in Oxfordshire. The thing he loves best is the chance to be creative and use his imagination to make characters come to life. He has illustrated many picture books and been shortlisted for the Nestle Award, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Awards, and won the 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize for The Witch's Children Go to School.
    3rd May 2018

    The Match

    The perfect gift for all those whose lives revolve around The Beautiful Game ... The man works all week in the factory.... More

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    1st March 2015

    Whoops!

    This is the cat, the dog and the mouse. Here's the old lady in the tumbledown house. She has a spell to make them all we... More

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    1st March 2016

    Henry and the Yeti

    Henry is sure yetis do exist, and he sets off on an expedition to find one. He has packed everything he needs, including... More

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    21st February 2018

    Baby Bird

    `All birds are born to fly,' thinks Baby Bird, watching the other hatchlings leave the nest. `I suppose it's now or ne... More

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    2nd September 2013

    My Friend Joe: Band 00/Lilac

    A boy makes a paper plane and accidentally throws it over the wall. Little does he know that another boy called Joe li... More

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    2nd August 2001

    Other Day I Met A Bear

    Six brand new titles in the exciting new pre-school reading programme. Reading Together is a hugely successful learn-to-... More

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    1st February 2018

    Cats and Robbers

    Get ready for fun and hilarity in this action-packed comedy caper - featuring three hapless robbers, two very clever cat... More

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      The Match

      I read this with a view to adding it to our school library and I thought it was quite a charming book - a bit off-the-wall. The story centres around a...

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      This is a great fun rhyming book, with nice illustrations. The cat, dog and mouse have all lost there voice. So they go to the lady in the woods, to c...

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