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Vivian French

  • 4 stars across 268 books
    Vivian French MBE was first published in 1990 and has since published over 270 titles. Together with Lucy Juckes, Vivian founded Picture Hooks in 2013, a project that supports emerging Scottish illustrators.
    3rd January 2019

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Celebrate 30 wonderful years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this special anniversary edition of the much-loved... More

    (176 reviews)
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    3rd March 2017

    The Covers Of My Book Are Too Far Apart: (And Other Grumbles)

    Vivian French MBE explores some of the fibs we tell children and children tell us about reading and books in a fun pictu... More

    (11 reviews)
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    2nd March 2017

    The Cherry Pie Princess

    A stand-alone comic adventure for younger readers by sublime storyteller Vivian French, with pictures by Marta Kiss... More

    (10 reviews)
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    7th April 2003

    Little Rabbit Foo Foo

    A hilarious biker bunny tale by former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen, author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt . ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    3rd October 2019

    Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden

    A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children's author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed. ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    3rd July 2009

    Animal Pants

    From long johns to bloomers, Y-fronts to boxers - this book is quite simply packed with pants! There's a cat who b... More

    (6 reviews)
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    6th August 2015

    Growing Frogs

    Learn about the transformation from frogspawn to frog with this fun, informative picture book, part of the Nature ... More

    (6 reviews)
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    6th August 2015

    Yucky Worms

    Worms ... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this enjoyable new book which reveals just how amazing the wr... More

    (3 reviews)
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    30th May 2016

    Caterpillar Butterfly

    Watch a caterpillar metamorphose into a butterfly in this fun, informative, award-winning picture book, part of the ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    The Snarling of Wolves: The Sixth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The sixth book in the comic fantasy series Tales from the Five Kingdoms - in which the borders are broken and the Five K... More

    (3 reviews)
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