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Tomi Ungerer

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Tomi Ungerer is one of the world's most famous and best-loved children's authors. An illustrator, writer, designer, toy-collector and archivist of human absurdity, his work spans storybooks, poster designs, political campaigns and film. He is a recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen prize for illustration, and the Musee Tomi Ungerer, devoted exclusively to his work, opened in Strasbourg in 2007.
    29th February 2016

    Tiger in a Tutu

    Max isn't like other tigers - he is a tiger with a dream! He longs to pirouette and plie, to leap and spin. He wants ... More

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    1st June 2008

    The Three Robbers

    Written and illustrated by one of the world's most acclaimed and award-winning children's authors , The Three Robbers ... More

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    3rd October 2011

    Christmas Eve at the Mellops'

    The heartwarming Christmas story is brought to life by the world's most adventurous family of pigs - the Mellops... More

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    11th December 2018

    Emile: The Helpful Octopus

    Emile is an eight-legged hero who has twice as much courage and four times as many legs as most people - except, of ... More

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    18th March 2015

    Snail, Where Are You?

    A newly revitalized edition of Tomi Ungerer's children's classic. Snail, where are you? At a party? At sea? In ... More

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    15th September 2014

    The Beast of Monsieur Racine

    Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award-winning fruit. When he discovers... More

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    7th September 2015

    Rufus: The Bat Who Loved Colors

    Tomi Ungerer's classic tale about a bat who learns to embrace his differences through friendship. Like all bats... More

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    15th September 2014

    One, Two, Where's My Shoe?

    An intriguing visual game for children aged 2-5 to find the simple shape of a shoe in Ungerer's charming and retro illus... More

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    4th September 2006

    Moon Man

    Walter Speazlebud intends to visit the Moon. Not when he's grown up; not even with the next NASA mission. No, Walter int... More

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    • The Three Robbers

      The Three Robbers

      by 4mum

      It's a true classic and since the author passed away just a couple of weeks ago we rediscovered it in our shelf and have read it quite frequently sinc...

    • Tiger in a Tutu

      Tiger in a Tutu

      My daughter is a big fan of ballet (and tigers!) so this was a great fit for us. It's about a tiger who isn't allowed to do ballet but when he does he...

    • Christmas Eve at the Mellops'

      Christmas Eve at the Mellops'

      by ajk324

      A charming story about some pigs who go out to share the joy of Christmas with those less fortunate.  I loved the little details like "people banks" i...