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Alison Jay

  • 5 stars across 83 books
    Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children's groups. Alison Jay has a first-class degree in illustration from the London College of Printing. She worked in animation before moving on to children's illustration, for which she works in quick-drying oil paint. She is well known for her children's books and her Welcome to the Zoo was selected as one of New York's Bank Street's best books of the year in 2009. William and the Night Train was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and won the Transworld Children's Book Award.
    7th April 2016

    Bee & Me

    A bee flies in the window of the high-rise flat where she lives and a little girl is frightened. She traps the bee and t... More

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    1st July 2015

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Board Book

    This beautiful book is the perfect first introduction to Alice. Alison Jay's unique crackle-glazed style deftly captures... More

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    21st September 2012

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

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    30th March 2007

    Twelve Dancing Princesses

    This sumptuous picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. The grumpy king bans h... More

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    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

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    24th January 2005

    I Took the Moon for a Walk

    Embark on a dreamy night-time jaunt with a young boy and the Moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the wor... More

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    1st October 1993

    Christmas Time

    "A small girl accompanies her father to buy a tree, helps decorate it, and is a little frightened to visit Santa so deci... More

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    19th September 2013

    Out of the Blue

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    1st January 2010

    Alison Jay's Nursery Rhyme Rainbow

    Alison Jay takes us on an exciting adventure through the world of well-loved nursery rhymes. One brave young boy discove... More

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    10th August 2017

    Looking for Yesterday

    How can tomorrow ever be as good as yesterday? Boy doesn't think it can be and puts all his scientific knowledge to use,... More

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    14th February 2012

    Bird In A Box

    It's 1937. America is struggling to get out of the Great Depression and 3 children, Otis, Willie and Hibernia, are about... More

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    6th August 2018

    The Race

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    3rd January 2013

    William and the Night-Train

    A new edition of this classic rhyming story that perfectly captures that so-excited-I-can't-wait feeling that you get ... More

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    19th February 2016

    Prayers and Verses for Your First Holy Communion

    Alison Jay has illustrated many books for children, and her beautiful paintings are instantly recognisable. In this anth... More

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    1st March 2012

    Farm Families

    The newset picture book from Alison Jay is a glorious trip around a classic farmyard. Meet the horse and her foal, the ... More

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    1st April 2008

    Counting: A Child's First 123

    In this enchanting counting adventure, follow the dreams of a sleeping girl and meet favourite characters from fairy tal... More

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    19th July 2002

    A Child's First Book of Prayers

    150 simple and sincere prayers for a child to treasure. Beautifully illustrated by Allison Jay, with prayers specially w... More

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    1st August 2014

    Lleve a la Luna A Pasear

    This dreamy, poetic tale, now available in Spanish, offers an enduring lesson about overcoming a fear of the dark and di... More

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    1st January 2011

    Alison Jay's My First Board Books Slipcase

    Alison Jay's crackle-glazed picture books have been reformatted into a miniature board book collection, complete with sl... More

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    1st October 2010

    Alison Jay's Fairytales

    This changing-picture book is a magical journey through Alison Jay's colourful world of fairy tales. Each page features ... More

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    1st September 2011

    The Nutcracker

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    18th July 2011

    Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story

    The skies shouted it to the seas that thundered it to the waves that roared it to the great white whales that sang it ... More

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    21st September 2016

    On That Christmas Night

    Alison Jay has illustrated many books for children, and her beautiful paintings are instantly recognisable. In On That C... More

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    1st February 2012

    Alison Jay Giant Wall Cards

    From cats to elephants, little ones will love learning their first animal names with these giant wall cards. They can b... More

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    1st May 2011

    Alison Jay ABC Flashcards

    These colourful flashcards offer more than just an opportunity to teach a child their ABC and expand their vocabulary. B... More

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    1st May 2011

    Alison Jay My First Animal Cloth Book

    Brand new cloth book format featuring Alison Jay's trademark crackle-glazed artwork. Soft cloth book is ideal for intro... More

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    8th September 2016

    Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Long ago in a kingdom far away, there lived a king and his twelve beautiful princesses. Although they are locked in thei... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's 123

    In this enchanting counting adventure, follow the dreams of a sleeping girl and meet favourite characters from fairy tal... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's Colours

    Alison Jay takes us on an exciting adventure through the world of well-loved nursery rhymes. One brave young boy discove... More

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    13th July 2017

    Alison Jay's ABC

    B is for boy . . . but in Alison Jay's ABC, B also stands for basket, beehive, and butterfly. Featuring a simple format ... More

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    22nd July 2005

    A Child's Book of Graces

    This warm and appealing collection of 28 table graces makes an attractive gift, prize or award for children aged 4-8. T... More

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    1st September 2005

    Una and the Sea Cloak

    Martin can't believe his eyes when a strange girl staggers out of the sea. 'How can I go home now my sea-cloak is in tat... More

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    23rd February 2008

    Alison Jay's Nursery Slipcase

    Discover the alphabet and first numbers in these two lavishly illustrated board books, available for the first time toge... More

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    14th October 2010

    The Nutcracker

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    4th October 2018

    My Bed is an Air Balloon

    When night falls my bed is an air balloon. I sail through the slipsiverse, close by the moon. I float above treetops whe... More

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    18th January 2019

    On That Easter Morning

    The events of the first Easter are simply and movingly presented in a new text based closely on a range of passages from... More

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