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Ruth Brown

  • 5 stars across 26 books
    Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.
    1st April 2016

    The Journey

    ". . . a wonderful teaching tool for those who are welcoming refugees into their community."- The New York Times ... More

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    15th February 2019

    Ten

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    3rd February 2011

    Gracie, the Lighthouse Cat

    One stormy night Grace Darling, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks. At the same time... More

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    6th September 2012

    A Dark, Dark Tale

    Children will delight in following the black cat's progress through the dark wood, into the dark house, and eventually t... More

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    4th March 2010

    The Big Sneeze

    The farmer is snoozing on the hay in his barn, surrounded by his dozy animals, when the fly buzzing about lands on his n... More

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    4th July 2013

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Over a hundred years ago, a faithful little dog called Bobby kept a fourteen-year vigil by his master's graveside in Gre... More

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    14th January 2019

    Imagine

    Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we would go nowhere.... More

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    20th November 1986

    The Big Sneeze

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    1st December 2010

    Mr Toad

    Introducing the wonderful world of verse to young children. The book includes comical limericks, enchanting magical poem... More

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    5th September 2019

    A Gallery of Cats

    Tom visits a very special exhibition where each picture features a cat. One by one, the cats all leap out and follow him... More

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