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Catherine Rayner

  • 5 stars across 33 books
    Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of the UK's best-loved and bestselling authors for children and young people. He was the third UK Children's Laureate and has won countless awards for his writing including the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Prize. His beloved novel War Horse was transformed into a magical, award-winning stage production.
    1st June 2015

    Smelly Louie

    Louie the dog has just had a bath - and he is NOT happy about it. He smells all wrong. Determined to get his Special S... More

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    22nd June 2016

    Olga da Polga

    Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's... More

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    6th October 2015

    Clare and her Captain

    On holiday in the Devon countryside, Clare is bored by her parents' squabbling and longs for an adventure of her own. He... More

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    9th February 2016

    Solomon and Mortimer

    Solomon Crocodile and his friend Mortimer are bored. They want to find some fun, but what can they do? Tree-climbing i... More

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    2nd August 2012

    The Tales of Olga Da Polga

    Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's... More

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    26th February 2019

    The Go-Away Bird

    A gorgeous story about friendship and working together from a star picture-book partnership, the bestselling Julia D... More

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    1st February 2010

    Sylvia and Bird

    Sylvia is the only dragon in the whole world, and she is very lonely - until one day, she meets Bird. Tiny and chirpy, s... More

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    22nd April 2013

    Solamh an Crogall

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    • Smelly Louie

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      We have recently discovered Catherine Rayner's books and are starting to work our way through them.  

      She quite beautifully creates animal characte...

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      I believe this is a new author/illustrator pairing...the illustrations/art work are beautiful and I’m sure will be greatly appreciated by children and...

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      This is an exciting but slightly sad story about a friendship between a big, retired horse and a kind little girl. The descriptions in the story help...