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  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Simon James is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books for children. His critically acclaimed titles include Rex, Frog and Beaver, George Flies South, the Baby Brains series, Dear Greenpeace, The Wild Woods, The Day Jake Vacuumed and Leon and Bob, which won the Smarties Book Prize Silver Medal and was nominated as the New York Times' Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Simon lives in Plymouth, Devon.
    1st October 2005

    Baby Brains

    Say hello to the world's brainiest baby! Includes free set of Baby Brains stickers! Meet the extraordinary Baby Brains ... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Nurse Clementine

    A gentle and delightful tale charmingly told and illustrated by an award-winning picture book creator. For her birthday... More

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    25th March 2001

    Rex

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    7th July 2008

    Sally and the Limpet

    A heartwarming story about a little girl who learns an important environmental lesson. When Sally pulls a limpet off a ... More

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    1st September 2008

    The Wild Woods

    A heartwarming tale with an important ecological message about respecting an animal's natural habitat. Grandad and Jess... More

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    1st March 2016

    Dear Greenpeace

    Celebrating 25 years of this enchanting ecological fantasy from a multi-award-winning picture book creator. Worried tha... More

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    1st May 2003

    Leon And Bob

    Bob is Leon's best friend. He shares Leon's room. Everywhere that Leon goes, Bob goes too. Then one day a boy moves in n... More

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    1st August 2012

    George Flies South

    An inspirational story of a little bird who loses his nest, but finds his wings. Winter is on the way and it's time to ... More

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    1st May 2003

    My Friend Whale

    How wonderful it would be to have a blue whale for a friend. You could go swimming together every night and watch him ma... More

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    2nd December 1999

    Uaine-shith Uasail

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    1st March 2004

    Little One Step

    What do you do when you're little and lost and your legs feel all wobbly? Little One Step's older siblings show him how,... More

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    1st September 2008

    Leon and Bob

    A touching urban tale about a boy and his imaginary friend, from a multi-award-winning picture-book creator. Bob is Leo... More

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    1st October 2000

    Days Like This

    A wonderfully charming collection of poems about being out and about, selected and illustrated by award-winning picture ... More

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    1st August 2005

    Latin II

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    1st January 2017

    Frog and Beaver

    A charming ecological fable of community and friendship from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. Frog and his... More

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    1st November 2017

    The Boy from Mars

    The heart-warming story of a little boy who misses his mum from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James.The day tha... More

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    1st November 2006

    Baby Brains Superstar

    The world's brainiest baby is back - and this time, he rocks! Baby Brains is a musical genuis, and loves playing his ele... More

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    1st August 2007

    Baby Brains And Robomum

    Everyone knows that Baby Brains is the smartest baby in the whole world. He's certainly clever enough to see how tired h... More

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    10th September 1998

    Dear Greenpeace

    Told entirely in letter form, the text of this picture book is the correspondence between a small girl called Emily and ... More

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    1st February 2008

    Day Jake Vacuumed

    In this book, Jake's parents find out that asking him to help with the housework probably wasn't such a good idea. Simon... More

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    3rd January 2019

    The Boy from Mars

    The heart-warming story of a little boy who misses his mum from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. The day t... More

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