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Alan Baker

  • 5 stars across 10 books
    Jonathan was born in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. He first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator while studying architecture, illustrating poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a career in children's books. In addition to writing books such as Bringing Down the Moon, and Ruby Flew Too, he also paper-engineers pop-up books.
    7th July 2016

    The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

    'Philippa Pearce's books are outstanding' - Guardian Sid, Peggy and Amy adore the two gerbils, Bubble and Squea... More

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    20th March 2006

    William's Dragons

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    1st September 2011

    Growing and Changing: Band 04/Blue

    As we grow up, our bodies grow and change with us. This information book by Teresa Heapy looks at the changes that hap... More

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    7th February 2005

    The Hidden Forest

    Looking for his lost fish trap, Ben thinks he sees something dark moving under the water. Is it a creature or only his i... More

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    24th July 2004

    Goodnight William

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    1st January 2001

    Science Scheme

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    1st January 2001

    Science Scheme

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    11th February 2010

    A World of Food: Caribbean

    This book is part of an eight book series A World of Food, which explores the cuisine's of different countries around t... More

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