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Alison Edgson

  • 5 stars across 46 books
    Georgiana lives in a tiny flat in London with a husband, a piano and piles of beautiful books. When not writing, she can usually be found baking brownies and dreaming of owning a Labrador called Watson. Alison Edgson was born in County Down in Northern Ireland and now lives near Newport in Wales. When she's not illustrating children's books, Alison spends most of her free time chasing her chickens out of the vegetable garden and brushing the cat, and loves walking her dogs in the countryside.
    12th January 2017

    Bear's House of Books

    Rabbit loves adventure stories, Hedgehog adores happy endings, and Mouse and Fox enjoy reading together. So when the fri... More

    (12 reviews)
    4th May 2015

    I Want My Daddy!

    Some days we just need our daddies. And Arthur REALLY needs his daddy today. His play castle is all wrong, he bumps le... More

    (8 reviews)
    1st July 2016

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    * The classic tale, as recorded by The Brothers Grimm, specially re-written for children starting to read on their own... More

    (4 reviews)
    1st February 2013

    The Emperors New Clothes

    A comical retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. The emperor needs a new outfit and it has to be sp... More

    (2 reviews)
    10th September 2015

    Waiting for Santa

    It's Christmas Eve in the forest. "Will Santa bring us presents?" squeaks Mouse. "Of course not!" huffs Badger. "Santa... More

    (2 reviews)
    1st September 2011

    When Will it Snow?

    "Winter is coming," Mother Bear said. "We must snuggle down to sleep in our den." Little Bear doesn't want to sleep! ... More

    (1 review)
    4th February 2013

    I Want My Mummy!

    It's Arthur's first day apart from his mummy and he really misses her. Even his fantastic dragon costume and favourite t... More

    (1 review)
    7th September 2009

    Lost in the Snow

    When Ollie sees snow for the first time, he's amazed. It is wonderful! He rushes outside to play with his brother and si... More

    (1 review)
    10th March 2016

    The Very Grumpy Day

    The Very Grumpy Day is a warm, funny picture book about friendship and the value of being kind and thoughtful towa... More

    (1 review)
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