Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Trish Cooke

Author Links

Trish Cooke

  • 5 stars across 20 books

    Trish Cooke has written seventeen books for children including So Much, which won the Kurt Maschler Award, the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and the She/WH Smith's Under Fives Book Prize. She was a presenter on the BBC's children's television programme Playdays for eight years. She has acted in and written plays for theatre, radio and television, both for children and adults.
    Trish lives in Bingley, West Yorkshire.


    Alex Ayliffe is a bestselling, award-winning writer and artist. Her distinctive papercut illustrations are bright and bold with lots of child appeal. Alex has illustrated many books for children, including Boo Barney, winner of the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award. She lives with her family in Hertfordshire.

    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 8: How Anansi Got His Stories

    How Anansi Got His Stories is a tale of a familiar character from many African and Caribbean tales. Anansi the trickster... More

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    1st January 2004

    Full, Full, Full Of Love

    Every Sunday, Jay Jay and his family, uncles and aunties, cousins and friends all come for Sunday dinner at Grannie's. A... More

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    1st March 2008

    So Much

    A tender and humorous look at modern family life, with exuberant art from the illustrator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt.... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    1st January 2009

    Hopscotch: Myths: No Dinner for Anansi

    Anansi likes to play tricks all the time, but when Turtle invites Anansi to dinner, he is in for a real surprise!... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    30th July 1998

    Zoom

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    1st March 2006

    Hey Crazy Riddle

    Why does the agouti have no tail? How did the dog lose his bone? Why can't the wasp make honey? Find the answer to these... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    27th September 2007

    Hopscotch: Histories: Hoorah for Mary Seacole

    Mary is a brave nurse. When a war starts in the Crimea she sails across the sea to help, and even enters the battlefie... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 8: Pack of 24

    The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which ha... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    11th November 2010

    Hopscotch: Myths: No Dinner for Anansi

    Anansi likes to play tricks all the time, but when Turtle invites Anansi to dinner, he is in for a real surprise!... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    New Book

    Recent Reviews