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Clare Elsom

  • 5 stars across 38 books
    Clare Elsom is a freelance illustrator. She has illustrated the picture book The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie by Jamie Rix and is the illustrator of the exciting cycling series Flying Fergus written by Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy (with some help from Joanna Nadin) and the Maisie Mae series for Little Brown Books (written by Poppy Harper).
    12th September 2013

    The Paper Dolls

    Read aloud by broadcaster Lauren Laverne, The Paper Dolls book and CD is a stunning, rhythmical story of childho... More

    (58 reviews)
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    8th September 2016

    Flying Fergus 4: The Championship Cheats

    The fourth book in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy The District Championship... More

    (10 reviews)
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    1st March 2018

    Flying Fergus 8: Trouble on the Track

    The fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. It's decision time for Fergus and the rest ... More

    (10 reviews)
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    4th August 2016

    Furry Friends: Sophie's Squeaky Surprise

    The first book in a heart-warming and humorous animal series, Furry Friends, by bestselling author, Holly Webb. ... More

    (9 reviews)
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    7th April 2003

    Hello, Goodbye

    "Hello! Hello!" come little voices, squeaky voices and deep-down voices from all over the tree. But when it begins to ra... More

    (7 reviews)
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    7th August 2014

    The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie

    There's one chocolate chip cookie left and Jack's just about to eat it. Then his mum reminds him of his manners! He must... More

    (4 reviews)
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    25th February 2016

    Flying Fergus 2: The Great Cycle Challenge

    The second in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. Fergus Hamilton lives and dreams bi... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th March 2015

    Boy in Heels

    James Bond never had to dress up as a girl . . . Spies-in-training Joe and Sam have one last mission to complete before... More

    (3 reviews)
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    30th June 2016

    Flying Fergus 3: The Big Biscuit Bike Off

    The third in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. The Hercules' Hopefuls are through to... More

    (2 reviews)
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