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Wendy Meddour

  • 5 stars across 22 books

     Rebecca Ashdown studied at Norwich School of Art, Westminister University and Central St Martins, and then worked as a graphic and motion designer, film-maker and freelance vector artist. She is now concentrating on illustration and uses drawing, printmaking and digital techniques to create her pictures. How the Library (not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel is Rebecca's first published book. She lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

     

     

     

       WENDY MEDDOUR   is the author and illustrator of  A Hen in the Wardrobe   and T  he Black Cat Detectives in the Cinnamon Grove   series for Frances Lincoln. The series has been critically acclaimed, and   A Hen in the Wardrobe   won the John C Laurence Award for writing that improves relations between races. It was also shortlisted for the BranfordBoase Award for an outstanding first novel.
     Wendy was brought up in Aberystwyth and spent many years teaching English at Oxford University. She is also the author of the bestselling Wendy Quill books and writes and paints from her home in Wiltshire.

     
    16th October 2014

    Dottie Blanket and the Hilltop

    It's not easy when you come from Somewhere Else. Especially when you smell of trains and fish. When Mr Blanket lost his ... More

    (10 reviews)
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    6th February 2020

    Lubna and Pebble

    In an unforgettable story that subtly addresses the refugee crisis, a young girl must decide if friendship means giving ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    5th September 2019

    Tibble and Grandpa

    A touching intergenerational story of love and resilience. Tibble loves talking to Grandpa. But Grandpa has stopped list... More

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel

    With the wind in his hair, and blowing his hooter, Along came the prince on the back of a scooter. "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    22nd June 2016

    The Glump and the Peeble

    The Glump lives alone in his cave in the wood, wishing he could come out and dance with the Peebles. But nearby there'... More

    (2 reviews)
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    4th April 2019

    Stefano the Squid: Hero of the Deep

    It's lights, camera, ACTION under the sea, but Stefano the Squid is having a wobble. All the other creatures seem far ... More

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    1st April 2021

    Tisha and the Blossom

    We all have busy lives and little Tisha and her family are no exception. With life always moving at such a pace, Tisha m... More

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    1st April 2021

    Howard the Average Gecko

    Howard thinks he's the most exceptional creature in the rainforest-that's because no other creature is as exceptionally ... More

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    16th April 2013

    Wendy Quill is a Crocodile's Bottom

    Wendy's plans don't always work out but that's never stopped her having the best time ever! When she fails to get the le... More

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    3rd March 2016

    The Secret Railway

    The Kingdom of Izzambard is in trouble. Big trouble. Griselda, the Master Clockmaker, has stopped time and released her... More

    (1 review)
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