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Chris Mould

  • 5 stars across 68 books
    Chris Mould Biography
    Chris Mould has been gracing children’s books with his quirky, inky artwork since 1991 and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Chris has illustrated for everything from TV to newspapers, and has worked with a variety of bestselling authors. 
    18th October 2018

    The Truth Pixie

    From number one bestselling author Matt Haig comes a hilarious and heartwarming story, brilliantly illustrated throughou... More

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    13th August 2013

    The Pied Piper and the Wrong Song

    The Pied Piper has been asked to rid the town of rats. But when he plays his magic pipe, very strange things start to ha... More

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    5th May 2016

    The Iron Man

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Th... More

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    9th January 2018

    Just Plain Weird

    A silly and riotous tale of the craziest family you know from the master of laughs and fun, Kaye Umansky! The Primms may... More

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    5th May 2016

    Spangles McNasty and the Fish of Gold

    Welcome to Bitterly Bay. Spangles McNasty has decided to spend his summer doing what he loves the most: shouting at babi... More

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    3rd November 2016

    A Boy Called Christmas

    NARRATED BY STEPHEN FRY You are about to hear the true story of FATHER CHRISTMAS . . . If you believe that some thin... More

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    12th October 2017

    Father Christmas and Me

    LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parent... More

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    3rd November 2016

    The Girl Who Saved Christmas

    NARRATED BY CAREY MULLIGAN JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man t... More

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    1st June 2017

    The Prince and the Pee

    Prince Freddie is off to save a castle from a ferocious dragon, when he realises he really, REALLY needs a pee. But what... More

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    4th June 2015

    The Swivel-Eyed Ogre-Thing

    In an alternate 15th century, where dragons roam, sailing ships transform into submarines, and blacksmiths build steampu... More

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    3rd September 2015

    The Moon-Faced Ghoul-Thing

    It's the Feast of Scarrabus, and Ben and his friends are out, stalking the dark streets, armed only with bags of sweets.... More

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    1st April 2014

    The Shark-Headed Bear Thing

    In an alternate 15th century, where dragons roam, sailing ships transform into submarines, and blacksmiths build steampu... More

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    1st January 2015

    Mortimer Keene: Dino Danger

    A wickedly funny series that will appeal to all young scientists, created by Chris Mould, illustrator of A Boy Cal... More

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    28th May 2014

    Wolfman

    Wolfman has escaped! He is raging and rampaging around town, chewing up paving slabs and biting trees and generally bein... More

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    1st August 2013

    Mortimer Keene: Attack of the Slime

    A wickedly funny series featuring Mortimer: the small kid with big ideas! In this book, Mortimer covers his whole sc... More

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    15th September 2015

    Alistair Grim's Odditorium

    Twelve-year-old Grubb lives a hand-to-mouth existence in Victorian England, working as a chimney sweep under a cruel mas... More

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    12th April 2009

    Weird Happenings

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    12th April 2009

    Young Wizards

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    7th August 2006

    The Big Freeze

    Buster is not happy. Somebody, or something, is spoiling a perfectly good summer holiday by invading Smogley (agai... More

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    7th August 2008

    Baker Street Mysteries: The Dragon Tattoo

    Sherlock Holmes has disappeared. Billy Chizzell dreams of hitting the headlines: YOUNG HERO LOCATES MASTER DETECTIVE! Bi... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Mortimer Keene: Ghosts on the Loose

    A wickedly funny series that will appeal to all young scientists, created by Chris Mould, illustrator of A Boy Cal... More

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    3rd February 2011

    Monster of Mucus!: A Measle Stubbs Adventure

    A blob of stinky slime is on the loose, slurping up everything in its path. Nothing is safe. Especially not Measle Stu... More

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    7th August 2008

    You Have Been Warned!: A Collection of Cautionary Verse

    Here is a modern take on cautionary verse in the hugely successful tradition of Hilaire Belloc and others. Children gett... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Mortimer Keene: Alien Abduction

    A wickedly funny series that will appeal to all young scientists, created by Chris Mould, illustrator of A Boy Cal... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Mortimer Keene: Robot Riot

    A wickedly funny series that will appeal to all young scientists, created by Chris Mould, illustrator of A Boy Cal... More

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    14th January 2016

    Mortimer Keene: Beast of the Bay

    A wickedly funny series that will appeal to all young scientists, created by Chris Mould, illustrator of A Boy Cal... More

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    1st February 2014

    Captain Beastlie's Pirate Party

    Who's the grubbiest pirate on the high seas? Why, it's Captain Beastlie, me hearties! He is EXTREMELY dirty and pretty s... More

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    6th November 2008

    Vesuvius Poovius

    Poo is a forbiddenus wordus. Vesuvius, the Roman inventor, has been trying to solve the pongy problem for many years -... More

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    20th August 2009

    Baker Street Mysteries: The Rose of Africa

    The Rose of Africa: a famous diamond. Beautiful. Valuable. Stolen. When Potts's Uncle Hector is blamed for the theft... More

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    7th August 2006

    Night of the Living Veg

    Buster Bayliss is being forced to stay at his Fake Auntie Pauline's house in the flowery spare bedroom while his m... More

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    3rd September 2008

    76 Pumpkin Lane: Tombstone Rally

    This book is packed with the stuff that boys dream of: a fast and furious race, ten press-out and play cars, gruesome ch... More

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    28th March 2002

    The Day Our Teacher Went Batty

    A second collection of poems based on familiar themes........ More

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    15th October 2009

    Baker Street Mysteries: The Shadow of Evil

    Sabotage at sea. Sherlock Holmes dead. Queen Victoria's grand-daughter kidnapped. The national chaos that ensue... More

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    6th September 2004

    Fillet and the Mob

    Fillet the cat leads a dull life. But when she jets off to Rome, and meets boss cat Maximus and his mob, she's in for mo... More

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    1st October 2012

    Wildly Weird

    Pinchton meets the newest member of the Weird family - the house plant. When they enter it into a local flower show, c... More

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    4th March 2014

    Young Monsters

    Comedy horror. It's Lon's first day at his new school - the Dr Ffelix Ffurter School for Young Monsters, where boys wh... More

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    1st March 2014

    Young Dracula

    Before Count Dracula became one of the greatest, most feared vampires of all time, he was just a young boy called Wilfre... More

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    1st October 2012

    Meet the Weirds

    The Weird family move in next door and Pinchton Primm is fascinated by their very unconventional way of life! Re-jacke... More

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    28th October 2004

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 5: Snapdragons: The School Trip

    Written by top children's authors such as award-winning Gillian Cross, Malachy Doyle and Pippa Goodhart Snapdragons are ... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Early Reader: Aunt Nasty

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    10th November 2016

    A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas

    BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE A lavish, boxed set containing Matt Haig's magical Christmas classics in hardback - A Boy Call... More

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    2nd March 2017

    Spangles McNasty and the Tunnel of Doom

    Spangles McNasty is horrible to everyone and likes to do vile things like eat cold chips out of bins and pull faces at o... More

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    8th February 2018

    Vesuvius Poovius

    Poo is a forbiddenus wordus. Vesuvius, the Roman inventor, has been trying to solve the pongy problem for many years - w... More

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    1st March 2002

    Young Dracula

    Wilfred prefers drinking milk to drinking blood. So how can Wilfred prove himself to his father - Count Dracula? A witty... More

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    1st May 2008

    Young Wizards

    Brin and Arlo are ordinary twins -until their twelve-and-a halfth birthday, when they discover some extraordinary talent... More

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    7th February 2019

    Amazing Transport

    Fasten your seat belts and get ready to zoom through the history of transport and discover incredible facts about all ki... More

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    15th January 2004

    Humble Tom's Big Trip: A Tudor Play

    This hilarious play explores the world of King Henry Vlll prior to his meeting with the King of France at the Field of C... More

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    16th May 2002

    The Pardoner's Tale

    This book makes this classic story available to a young readership while still capturing the atmosphere and suspense of ... More

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    1st June 2004

    Vesuvius Poovius

    Poo is a problem in ancient Rome - and also a forbiddenus wordus. Vesuvius, the Roman inventor, has been trying to solve... More

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    9th June 2007

    One Man Went to Mow

    Everyone knows the childhood rhyme: One man went to mow, went to mow a meadow...well, this man takes his dog, Spot, who ... More

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    1st February 2006

    Wildly Weird

    Pinchton finally meets the weirdest member of the Weird family ...the House Plant. When they enter it into the local flo... More

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    1st January 2004

    The Night I was Chased by a Vampire and other stories

    Let Dr Doom take you on a journey into a very spooky world of stories. A boy takes refuge in a sinister, crumbling castl... More

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    1st March 2003

    Meet the Weirds

    The Weird family move in next door to the Primms and Pinchton Primm is intrigued by their unconventional way of life, es... More

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    13th September 2004

    Weird Happenings

    Pinchton is left home alone and decedied to invite the Weird family around-with chaotic results. The hilarious sequel to... More

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    20th July 2000

    Much Ado About Nothing

    "Much Ado About Nothing" is a lively tale about love, deception, misunderstanding and marriage.... More

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    14th March 2018

    Young Dracula: (4u2read)

    Before Count Dracula became one of the greatest, most feared vampires of all time, he was just a young boy called Wilfre... More

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    1st June 2008

    Measle and the Doompit

    When Toby Jugg, Measle's nemesis, turns up on the school trip, Measle knows he's in danger. The school trip is supposed ... More

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    7th June 2007

    Measle and the Slitherghoul

    A blob of slime has broken out of the prison in which it has been kept for years. As it slithers in escape it slurps up ... More

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    14th April 2010

    The Funfair of Fear! - A Measle Stubbs Adventure

    Poor Measle Stubbs ...just when things are looking up for a change, the mysterious Dragodon and his gang of wicked wrath... More

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    1st April 2011

    Measle: The Pits of Peril!

    It was meant to be a fun school trip but, with typical Measle luck, the fun flew out of the window at the first whiff of... More

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    1st August 2010

    The Castle of Creepiness!: A Measle Stubbs Adventure

    Some double-crossing wizards have locked up Measle's mum and dad. So now it's just Measle, his baby sister, and his lit... More

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    6th October 2005

    Measle and the Mallockee

    Just when Measle thinks his life is getting back to normal, he, his baby sister, and Tinker the dog are whisked off to a... More

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    3rd June 2004

    Measle and the Wrathmonk

    A magical adventure story about an orphan called Measle who lives with his horrible guardian, Basil Tramplebone. Basil i... More

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    7th October 2004

    Measle and the Dragodon

    This is the second exciting adventure story about Measle, following on from "Measle and the Wrathmonk". In this story Me... More

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    6th July 2006

    Measle and the Wrathmonk

    This is a magical adventure story about an orphan called Measle who lives with his horrible guardian, Basil Tramplebone.... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Read with Oxford: Stage 5: The Sand Witch

    Drusilla the Sand Witch has an annoying visitor to stay. Can she find a good spell to make greedy Hagbag go home? This R... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Ron Rabbit's Egg and Other Stories

    Find out what's so important about Ron Rabbit's Egg in this phonics story collection from Julia Donaldson. This Read wit... More

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    1st March 2019

    The Cosmic Atlas of Alfie Fleet

    Bored of the same old routine? Longing for a bit of adventure in your life? Love living life on the edge? Then join Alfi... More

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