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Smriti Prasadam-Halls

  • 5 stars across 77 books
    Smriti Prasadam-Halls has been a children's writer and editor for more than ten years and has written several children's books for the very young, including Jingle Jangle Jungle, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, Hello, Bugs! and Monkey Business.


    Ian Smith spent much of his childhood drawing on walls, reading about knights and defending the sandpit from terrible dragons, (who just happened to look a lot like his sisters). When he got a bit older he moved to Bristol to study for a BA in Illustration at the University of the West of England. Before he knew it he'd turned into an illustrator (and not a knight after all).


    Series consultant Nikki Gamble is the director of Just Imagine, a specialist resource and training centre for Primary English. She is Associate Consultant at the University of London, Institute of Education.
    10th April 2014

    Don't Call Me Sweet!

    I'm a giant monster, with sharp, sharp claws. I've got big, spiky teeth and loud, loud roars. Which is why I say, to e... More

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    4th April 2019

    Don't Make Me Cross!

    I'm a little monster, I am smiley, small and sweet, With gorgeous little monster eyes and furry monster feet. There's ju... More

    (11 reviews)
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    14th January 2016

    Ready Steady Dig

    The Construction Crew put their toughness to the test when they build their very best in this picture book jam packed ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    2nd May 2013

    Elephant Pants

    All is quiet and calm on Noah's Ark... until Major Trump's pants disappear! Where can they be? There must be an an UN... More

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    9th February 2017

    Ready Steady Rescue

    A bouncy rhythmic story, packed with noises to shout out loud - essential for young vehicle-lovers, with art by ... More

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    9th June 2015

    You Make Me Happy

    Sofia likes a boy in her class very much. She feels anxious and happy at the same time. She tells Grandma, because Grand... More

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    17th June 2015

    My Alien and Me

    From Smriti Prasadam-Halls and Tom McLaughlin, the creator of The Accidental Prime Minister, comes My Alien and Me. Ch... More

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    14th January 2016

    Kiss It Better

    Every day has its ups and downs Sometimes you giggle, sometimes you frown. But the thing to remember, the secret, is thi... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st October 2015

    Twit to Who?

    (1 review)
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    4th October 2014

    Monkey Business

    (1 review)
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