Sylvia Bishop

  • 5 stars across 11 books
Sylvia Bishop is the author of the much-loved ERICA'S ELEPHANT and THE BOOKSHOP GIRL. When not writing, Sylvia is also one half of improvised comedy duo the Peablossom Cabaret. She lives in London. @sylviabishop

Paddy Donnelly is an Irish illustrator now living in Belgium. He has over 15 years experience as an illustrator and designer, and especially loves working with a textured, painterly approach.
3rd May 2018

The Secret of the Night Train

One small girl - one BIG adventure. When Max is sent to Istanbul to stay with her boring Great Aunt-Elodie, ... MoreThe Secret of the Night Train

(31 reviews) Review
6th April 2017

The Bookshop Girl

  This story is about a little girl named Property Jones, so-called because she was left in the lost prope... MoreThe Bookshop Girl

(24 reviews) Review
23rd July 2020

44 Tiny Secrets

The first book in a heartwarming and timeless new series with a brave and spirited heroine, from the acclaimed duo behin... More44 Tiny Secrets

(19 reviews) Review
1st February 2024

On Silver Tides

Full of heart, drama and beauty, this sweeping fantasy inspired by ancient folklore will draw you into a secret world wi... MoreOn Silver Tides

(11 reviews) Review
2nd June 2016

Erica's Elephant

When Erica Perkins wakes up on the morning of her tenth birthday, the last thing she expects is to find a very con... MoreErica's Elephant

(8 reviews) Review
4th February 2021

44 Tiny Acrobats

Join brave and spirited heroine Betsy and her forty-four tiny mice in a thrilling new adventure. When Fry’s Circus of W... More44 Tiny Acrobats

(6 reviews) Review
3rd October 2019

A Sea of Stories

A range of simple stories for new readers, with beautiful colour illustrations. Whenever Roo visits Grandpa, she loves ... MoreA Sea of Stories

(4 reviews) Review
8th July 2021

44 Tiny Chefs

Join brave and spirited heroine Betsy and her forty-four tiny mice in a charming new adventure. Betsy is delighted that... More44 Tiny Chefs

(3 reviews) Review
5th August 2021

The Midnight Thief

  "An old-school (in every sense) yarn... Bishop pulls it off with humour and aplomb." Financial Times ... MoreThe Midnight Thief

(3 reviews) Review
5th September 2019

Trouble in New York

Jamie Creeden has always wanted to be a reporter - so when he is given a tour of the famous YORKER newspaper, he c... MoreTrouble in New York

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