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Ruth Symes

Ruth Symes

  • 5 stars across 17 books
Ruth Symes has written many novels and picture books, including the LITTLE REX and BELLA DONNA series for Piccadilly Press. She also writes dog books under the pseudonym Megan Rix, for Puffin, including the bestseller, THE PUPPY THAT CAME FOR CHRISTMAS. She was a resident writing coach on The Richard and Judy Show and was a judge on their 'Write a Children's Short Story' competition. Follow Ruth at www.ruthsymes.com or on Twitter: @ruth_symes.

Illustrator Marion Lindsay has always loved stories and pictures, so it made perfect sense when she decided to become a children's book illustrator, and she won the Egmont Best New Talent Award. She lives and works in Cambridge, and in her spare time paints glass and makes jewellery. Find Marion at www.marionlindsay.co.uk.
26th January 2010

Little Rex

A funny tale about a little dinosaur who wants to be the BIGGEST dinosaur EVER! Rex was the SCARIEST dinosaur in the w... MoreLittle Rex

(4 reviews) Review
1st August 2012

Bella Donna 4: Cat Magic

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Bella Donna's favourite cat has always been Pegatha, who loves to sleep on Bella's bed... MoreBella Donna 4: Cat Magic

(2 reviews) Review
1st October 2011

Bella Donna 3: Witchling

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Bella Donna is a witchling - a young witch who must keep her powers a secret, and only... MoreBella Donna 3: Witchling

(1 review) Review
1st June 2013

Bella Donna 5: Witch Camp

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Bella Donna's very excited to be going off to her first witchling Summer camp. When sh... MoreBella Donna 5: Witch Camp

(1 review) Review
1st May 2011

Bella Donna 2: Too Many Spells

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Half the time Bella Donna is a regular girl at a regular school with her regular frien... MoreBella Donna 2: Too Many Spells

(1 review) Review
1st October 2010

Bella Donna 1: Coven Road

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Some girls dream of being a princess, but Bella Donna has always longed to be a witch.... MoreBella Donna 1: Coven Road

(1 review) Review
1st September 2013

Bella Donna 6: Bella Bewitched

A witch, a cat and a lot of magic!Bella's cat is a real witch's cat and Bella tells her everything! At school Bella's cl... MoreBella Donna 6: Bella Bewitched

(1 review) Review
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Cornflake the Dragon

Twins Eddie and Izzie love animals. They want to look after ALL the school pets in the holidays - but the only one left ... MoreCornflake the Dragon

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1st October 2015

Snowball the Baby Bigfoot

Can the baby Bigfoot, Snowball, be reunited with his family? At the Secret Animal Society Sanctuary, hidden away in a r... MoreSnowball the Baby Bigfoot

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