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Ursula Jones

  • 5 stars across 10 books
    Ursula Jones is the author of The Witch's Children, and The Witch's Children and the Queen, winner of the 2003 Smarties Prize; both titles are illustrated by Russell Ayto. Ursula trained as an actress, and lives in France and London. Sarah Gibb is the original illustrator of the Tiara Club, and also the illustrator of numerous well-known works of fiction, including the bestsellng The Nanny Diaries. She also illustrates for greeting cards and packaging clients including Crabtree & Evelyn and Harrods. She has a degree in Graphic Design from Central St Martin's College of Art and Design and an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration form the University of Brighton. Sarah lives in London with her husband and baby son.
    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    The classic fairy tale, specially retold for young children and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures. Poor Cinderella... More

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    28th July 2016

    Beauty and the Beast

    A beautiful Beauty and the Beast fairy tale, exciting activities and colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D colour... More

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    20th November 2008

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children Go to School

    Magic and mayhem abound in this brilliant 'first day at school' themed story - winner of the first ever Roald Dahl Fun... More

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    2nd October 2014

    The Princess Who Had No Fortune

    Discover the story of a princess like no other: the princess who had no fortune. She doesn't have a cook or a gardener, ... More

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    5th January 2016

    The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: Band 14/Ruby

    Wonderful storyteller Ursula Jones tells the story of the Nutcracker, and his noble attempt to defeat the evil Mouse K... More

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    25th July 2002

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children

    Look out! The witch's children are coming and that means TROUBLE! Out in the park one windy day, they try out their magi... More

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    1st April 2004

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children and the Queen

    Nestle Gold Award Winner! The Witch's Children are back and that means TROUBLE! This time they are using their magical s... More

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    1st September 2011

    Beauty and the Beast

    Enter a world of enchantment with this magical retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Award-winning author Ursula Jones tell... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Princess Who Had No Kingdom

    Once there was a princess who had no kingdom. All she had was a pony and cart, and a red umbrella to keep her dry from... More

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    1st January 2002

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