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Alison Jay

  • 5 stars across 77 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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    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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