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Wendy Cooling

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Wendy Cooling taught English in London schools for twenty years before moving to head up the children's side of Booktrust, a charity working to promote reading. In 1992 she set up a pilot research project which has now grown into the national Bookstart programme. Bookstart aims to encourage parents and carers to read to their babies when they are very young. Wendy is now recognised as a children's book guru - she regularly speaks on radio and television and travels the world to talk about children's books. She has talked about books and reading around the UK and all over the world - in countries as diverse as the US, Australia, India and Taiwan - and has helped to launch Bookstart in Thailand and Korea. She loves to travel and has cycled round China, walked in the Himalayas and the Andes, and she continues to journey everywhere she can! She lives in London and loves the theatre and the music it offers - and, of course, she reads and reads and reads ...
    27th February 2007

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Seven-year-olds

    Meet an amazing range of characters in this exciting collection of stories chosen especially for listeners of around 7-y... More

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    7th August 2014

    A is Amazing!: Poems about Feelings

    Amazing, bored, excited, magical, naughty, sad, zestful... .you can feel any way you like in this exciting... More

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    5th April 2012

    All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth

    For this celebration of our Earth, distinguished anthologist Wendy Cooling has chosen poems to make children look, thi... More

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    26th September 1996

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Eight-year-olds

    Children will be spellbound by the amazing characters in this fabulous collection - a greedy king, a very bad giant, a... More

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    1st September 2005

    All the Colours of the Earth

    Imagine the brilliant colours and smells of fruits in a Caribbean market, the vast variety of tins and jars in a North A... More

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    1st September 2005

    D is for Dahl: A Gloriumptious A-Z Guide to the World of Roald Dahl

    From Aardvark to Zipfizzing, this is THE alphabetical guide to everything you ever needed to know - and a lot that you d... More

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    3rd September 2009

    The Bedtime Collection

    This delightful collection has been lovingly compiled for babies and toddlers by children's book expert Wendy Cooling, w... More

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    1st September 2005

    The Camel Fair: Band 10/White

    The Camel Fair is a non-fiction recount of a holiday in India, accompanied by spectacular, atmospheric photographs. Th... More

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    28th March 1996

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds , edited by Wendy Cooling is essential reading for all six-year-olds! ... More

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    25th January 1996

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Five-year-olds

    The Puffin Book of Stories for Five-year-olds edited by Wendy Cooling brings together stories perfectly suited for... More

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