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Clara Vulliamy

  • 5 stars across 25 books
    Clara Vulliamy Biography
    Clara Vulliamy is a British author and illustrator, best known for her preschool series Martha and the Bunny Brothers and the Dixie O'Day series created with her famous author mother Shirley Hughes

    Born in London in 1962, Clara loved drawing and writing stories from an early age. She went on to study Fine Art at the Chelsea School of Art, The Ruskin (Oxford) and The Royal Academy. Clara began illustrating for newspapers and magazines then moved into children's picture books when she had her own children. She's illustrated over 35 books working with various authors. 

    Our favourite Clara Vulliamy Book Characters
    Dixie and Percy - from the Dixie O'Day series
    Martha - from Martha and the Bunny Brothers series
    Flora and Fizz - from the Muffin series
    1st September 2016

    Mango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig (Book One)

    A charming collection of four beautifully illustrated stories about the unlikely friendship between Mango, a little girl... More

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    7th June 2018

    Picking Pickle: Which dog will you choose?

    From the star writer and illustrator team of the Mango & Bambang series comes a funny, heartwarming picture book... More

    (13 reviews)
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    1st September 2017

    Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble (Book Three)

    Mango and Bambang's adventures continue in the third book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a ... More

    (11 reviews)
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    1st March 2016

    Mango & Bambang: Tapir All at Sea (Book Two)

    Book Two in this charming and beautifully illustrated series about the unlikely friendship between Mango, a little girl,... More

    (6 reviews)
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    26th March 2015

    Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away!

    Dixie, Percy and their new friend, Ariel, are off on an adventure in the clouds. Making a speedy getaway from their arch... More

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    8th August 2013

    Dixie O'Day: In The Fast Lane

    Introducing Dixie O'Day and also, of course, his friend Percy! This dashing duo are always getting into adventures - her... More

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    1st January 2015

    Dixie O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery

    Dixie O'Day and his best friend Percy are off on holiday, and drive straight into adventure! Peaches Miaow, the fabulou... More

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    4th October 2007

    Keep Love In Your Heart, Little One

    "I love you, my Small," Big continued, "But there's so much to do in the day That it's hard to sit down and to make enou... More

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    25th October 2007

    My First Time: Starting School

    This is one in a series of books on social issues for young children exploring first experiences. When he comes to start... More

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    1st June 2012

    Muffin: Muffin and the Expedition

    Today Muffin is going on an adventure. But where is he going to? And what will he find when he gets there? This appeali... More

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    3rd December 2012

    Sweet Dreams!

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    1st May 2014

    Bubble and Squeak: Bubble and Squeak

    People travel from far and wide to watch Bubble, the amazingly graceful elephant, perform her daredevil act, The Pyr... More

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    24th September 2015

    Dixie O'Day and the Haunted House

    A dark and stormy night, a camping trip gone awry, and an old house which looks like it might be ... haunted? Dixie and... More

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    23rd September 2002

    Milly-Molly-Mandy: Book and Doll Gift Set

    Milly-Molly-Mandy's endearing character - and her trademark candy-striped dress - have charmed generations of readers. T... More

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    24th May 2004

    Pwytyn

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    9th February 2017

    All Mary

    A wonderfully funny whirlwind adventure, full of madcap mishaps and misunderstandings, as Mary Plain goes on her first e... More

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    9th February 2017

    Mostly Mary

    Join the wonderfully funny and utterly endearing Mary Plain and her family and friends in her first ever adventure! Ma... More

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    10th January 2011

    Starting School

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    20th April 2017

    Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir (Book Four)

    Mango and Bambang reach for the stars in the fourth book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a t... More

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    5th October 2017

    Mary in America

    Mary Plain is off on another adventure with her friend, Owl Man - this time to America! Join her as she wins first p... More

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    5th October 2017

    Mary in London

    Join the wonderfully funny and utterly endearing Mary Plain on her third adventure! Finding herself on an unexpected ... More

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    1st August 1999

    If I Were Bigger Than Anyone

    If I Were Bigger Than Anyone, is part of the Maths Together series, an early numeracy programme for parents and children... More

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    1st January 2000

    The Big Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook

    This is a new collection of Milly-Molly-Mandy stories brought together the 75th anniversary of this childrens character.... More

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    4th September 2007

    The Big Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook

    Milly-Molly-Mandy's cheerful character - and her pink candy-striped dress - have enchanted generations of readers. This ... More

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    5th August 2010

    Lucky Wish Mouse: All Aboard the School Balloon

    It's an exciting morning on Sugar Lump Lane. The ten Tinies are getting ready for a BIG adventure - their first day at ... More

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