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Clare Elsom

  • 5 stars across 41 books
    Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 and awarded a Knighthood in 2009. Find out more at www.chrishoy.com or follow on Twitter: @chrishoy

    Joanna Nadin is the award-winning author of more than 70 books for children and young people. A former journalist and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, she lives in Bath. Find out more at www.joannanadin.com or follow on Twitter @joannanadin

    Clare Elsom is an illustrator, tap dancer and doodler based in Exeter and London. Find out more at www.elsomillustration.co.uk or follow on Twitter @ClareElsom
    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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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