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David Dean

  • 5 stars across 25 books
     David Dean (Author)  
      David Dean graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1999 with a BA in Illustration. He has illustrated multiple award-winning books and is known for his lively and colourful work, with a strong focus on mood and drama. He has won acclaim for his beautiful covers for the reissued Michael Morpurgo books, which have been exhibited in the V&A Museum of Childhood in London.
     
       Camilla de la Bedoyere (Author)  
      Camilla de la Bedoyere is an author of more than 200 books. Her academic background is in the sciences, and Camilla was made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London in recognition of her work in zoology. Most of Camilla's books focus on her interest in the natural world and conservation, and she endeavours to see wildlife in action whenever possible. Camilla has also worked as a journalist and editor, and edited a children's page in a British newspaper for five years.
     
     
    28th May 2015

    Dead Man's Cove

    When orphaned Laura Marlin moves from a children's home to live with her uncle in Cornwall, she longs for a life of exci... More

    (11 reviews)
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    2nd July 2007

    The White Giraffe: Book 1

    The first book in the heart-warming White Giraffe series by Lauren St John, featuring the Africa... More

    (7 reviews)
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    28th May 2015

    Kidnap in the Caribbean

    Laura cannot contain her excitement when she wins a trip to the Caribbean for herself and her uncle, Calvin Redfern, esp... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st July 2008

    The White Giraffe Series: Dolphin Song: Book 2

    The second book in the heart-warming White Giraffe series by Lauren St John, featuring the African adventures of... More

    (3 reviews)
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    2nd September 2014

    Good Dog Lion

    A beautiful, heartwarming story set in Africa about a young boy and his yearning for a pet dog. From internationally bes... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st October 2015

    The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino: Book 5

    Join Martine in her fifth African adventure in Lauren St John's bestselling THE WHITE GIRAFFE series. When Sawubona... More

    (2 reviews)
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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 15: The Star Fruit Tree And Other Stories

    The Star Fruit Tree and other stories contains four fruity tales all about how irresistible fruit is, even when you know... More

    (2 reviews)
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    28th May 2015

    The Last Leopard

    Martine is looking forward to the holidays and riding Jemmy, her white giraffe, until an accident sends her and Ben on a... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st November 2016

    The Barefoot Book of Children

    Innovative and inclusive, Children of the World empowers young readers to learn about children around the globe and pond... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st July 2010

    The White Giraffe Series: The Elephant's Tale: Book 4

    The fourth instalment in Lauren St John's heartwarming White Giraffe series, in which Martine must travel to Namib... More

    (1 review)
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