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Briony May Smith

  • 5 stars across 29 books
    Briony May Smith studied illustration at Falmouth College, where she caught the eye of Flying Eye Books and her first picture book, Imelda and the Goblin King, was snapped up straight away! She currently works and lives in Sandhurst, England.
    7th September 2017

    Stardust

    Stardust, science and stem subjects combine to create a touching picture book that's perfect for bedtime. One little g... More

    (21 reviews)
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    4th September 2019

    Sophie Takes to the Sky

    Scaredy-Cat Sophie is afraid of everything! So when a balloonist comes to the town fair, Sophie is left behind while e... More

    (16 reviews)
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    1st June 2016

    Usborne Outdoor Book

    Inspiring ideas for discovering and exploring outdoors, whether that's a city park, a beach, deep in the woods or even i... More

    (10 reviews)
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    26th February 2015

    Heidi

    Heidi is a girl who has been raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents. Ho... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st October 2016

    The Giant's Necklace

    A thrilling ghost story that revisits Cornwall's industrial past. Short-story-telling at its very best, from the UK most... More

    (7 reviews)
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    2nd May 2019

    Nell and the Circus of Dreams

    When a little girl called Nell makes friends with a tiny chick on her farm, it is the start of a journey that leads her ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    6th June 2019

    Tooth Fairy in Training

    Think that being a tooth fairy is all about sparkly fairy dust, shiny coins and collecting teeny-tiny teeth from cut... More

    (6 reviews)
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    21st February 2019

    Little Bear's Spring

    Little Bear's Spring is a glorious reminder for children and adults of just how wonderful the natural world is, ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    3rd September 2020

    Little Goose's Autumn

    Little Goose's Autumn is a second stunning story from an exciting picture book pairing and the uplifting tale of ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    14th October 2021

    Robin Robin

    A Christmas treat for all the family! The classic illustrated book version of the story behind the acclaimed animated ... More

    (3 reviews)
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