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Stella Blackstone

  • 4 stars across 69 books
    Stella Blackstone has written many best-selling books for Barefoot Books, including the highly successful Bear series, My Granny went to Market (Barefoot Books, 1995) and Can You See the Red Balloon? (Barefoot Books, 1997). Her books continue to be translated into many languages. She lives in the Cotswolds with her three children. Debbie Harter continues to attract a following from all over the world with her bold, funny and child-friendly images. She has illustrated a number of titles for Barefoot Books, among them Herb the Vegetarian Dragon (9781-902283-99-6), Cooking With Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon (9781-84148-040-1) and The Animal Boogie (9781-84148-095-9). Debbie divides her time between London and Sydney, Australia.
    4th February 2016

    Bear on a Bike

    Bear is delivering a present to Mouse - but how can he get there? Bear takes whatever means of transport he can fi... More

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    6th July 2006

    I Dreamt I Was a Dinosaur

    Step into a dinosaur dream! Would you be a triceratops, or go swimming with the hadrosaurs? In this playful early learni... More

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    1st August 2000

    Bear in a Square

    Share the adventures of a big, friendly bear as he roams through all sorts of crazy settings, discovering different shap... More

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    1st February 2011

    How Loud is a Lion?

    Find out just how loud a lion is while discovering lots of other African animals along the way. Simple text with a repea... More

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    1st September 2007

    I Wish I Were a Pilot

    Golden carriages, airplanes, submarines - there are many ways to get from here to there! Some have engines, others have ... More

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    1st March 2006

    My Granny Went to Market

    Fly away with Granny and count with her from one to ten as she spins around the world on an unforgettable shopping trip.... More

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    1st March 2007

    Baby Talk

    From first waking up and getting dressed, through a trip to the park, to coming home for dinner, bath and bed, this brig... More

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    1st September 2006

    Bear at Work

    Children will love the rhyming lines and whimsical rhythm of the story, while learning about the occupations of differen... More

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    1st November 2002

    Bear in Sunshine

    Bear introduces various types of weather. Young readers are invited to anticipate Bear's fun activities according to eac... More

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    1st October 2013

    Cleo in the Snow

    When Cleo goes outside one morning she finds snowflakes everywhere. Soon she and her puppy friend Caspar take off for a ... More

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