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Trish Cooke

  • 5 stars across 36 books
    Trish Cooke was born in Bradford and comes from a Dominican family. She has written several books for children including So Much , which won the Kurt Maschler Award, the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and the She/WH Smiths Under Fives Book Prize. Trish has worked as a presenter on BBC's children's television programmes and hosted a radio programme.


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    3rd 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

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    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

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    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

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    28th February 2008

    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

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    3rd January 1996

    Kakhulu

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    3rd January 1996

    Go Le Kana Kana

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    31st May 2013

    Look Back!

    Look Back! celebrates the relationship between a grandmother and her grandson as she tells him about her Caribbean child... More

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    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

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    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

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