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  • 5 stars across 32 books
    Jane is a regular contributor to poetry anthologies for children and is the author of numerous delightful picture books. She spent many happy years in the Netherlands working as a library assistant at an International School. Now Jane lives in Kent with her two sons and two Labradors. Charles Fuge made his picture book debut with BUSHVARK'S FIRST DAY OUT, which won both the Macmillan Prize and the Mother Goose Award. Since then he has illustrated more than thirty picture books, including SOMETIMES I LIKE TO CURL UP IN A BALL, which was highly commended by the judges of the 2001 Kate Greenaway Medal. He lives in Dorset.
    6th March 2006

    Gilbert the Great

    'From the time Gilbert the Great White Shark was a tiny pup, Raymond the Remora stuck to him like glue...'Then one day, ... More

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    5th August 2010

    Gilbert the Hero

    It's great fun having a new baby brother, right? Well, not for Gilbert the Great White Shark. His new baby brother, Finn... More

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    3rd August 2006

    It's Lovely When You Smile

    An endearing and heart-warming tale guaranteed to make everyone smile. When Little Roo wakes up, he just feels grumpy. ... More

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    12th August 2004

    Wonderwise: Hiding: A book about animal disguises

    Prize-winning non-fiction picture books with lively narrative text... More

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    29th July 2015

    Who Woke The Baby?

    It's early morning in the jungle and little gorilla is NOT happy. Whoever woke him up?! As the mystery unfolds, we learn... More

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    7th May 2015

    Who Woke the Animals?

    One night in the Silly Savannah a ludicrous Leopard is leapfrogging to bed and a hat-wearing Hyena is half asleep when... More

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    7th August 2014

    Friendly Day

    Hooray - it's Friendly Day! A day for sharing, a day for caring, when everyone is nice, when Cow reads Snail a fairy... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Trumpet: The Little Elephant with a Big Temper

    It's Trumpet's birthday, but he is feeling rather out of sorts...and soon a bit of bickering with his sister Tilly escal... More

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