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David Roberts

  • 5 stars across 174 books
    David Roberts Biography
    Born in 1970 in Liverpool, David Roberts is an illustrator who has produced many picture books for younger children including collaborating with authors Julia Donaldson, Julian Clary and his sister Lynn Roberts who is also a writer. He has also worked with Alan MacDonald to create a series for older readers including titles such as Burp, Fetch, Kiss and Pants.

    While studying fashion design at college in Manchester, David shared a house with two children's book illustrators and he became very inspired by their work. He then lived and worked in Hong Kong for a year where he started doing fashion illustration for local magazines and newspapers. On returning to England an agent advised him to recreate his portfolio geared towards children's illustrations and his first book, Frankie Stein's Robot was published in 1997. He has since illustrated over 70 books.

    David Roberts Facts
    David's first job after graduating was as a milliner - someone who makes hats.

    As a child David loved reading The Faraway Tree, The Wishing Chair and Fantastic Mr Fox.

    Our favourite David Roberts Book Characters
    Mr and Mrs Bolds - from The Bolds series
    Emily Vole - from The Fairy Detective Agency series
    Berties - from the Dirty Bertie series
    30th July 2015

    The Bolds

    Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house (in Teddington), they have jobs (like writing Christ... More

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    1st May 2009

    Mud!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - world's grubbiest trouble magnet! Join Bertie in three hilarious new stories as he faces a barrage o... More

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    1st July 1997

    Smudge

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    13th July 2017

    The Bolds on Holiday

    Carry on camping with dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts! It's the summer holidays, and the hairiest family in... More

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    5th April 2018

    The Bolds in Trouble

    The Bolds are back for another hilarious tale! This time, Teddington's wildest family have decided to stay at home and ... More

    (13 reviews)
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    3rd July 2014

    Dinosaur

    Press out the board pieces and build your own shiny Tyrannosaurus rex to play with! Tom lives in an ordinary house in an... More

    (12 reviews)
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    2nd October 2003

    Pants

    PANTS is a picture book with a brilliant rhyming text by Giles Andreae and lots of hilarious pictures by Nick Sharratt. ... More

    (11 reviews)
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    8th March 2018

    Mascot!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helpin... More

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    2nd July 2010

    The Troll

    A laugh-out-loud pirate adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts. ... More

    (10 reviews)
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    4th July 2008

    Tyrannosaurus Drip

    A brilliantly funny story all about celebrating difference, from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donal... More

    (10 reviews)
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    11th August 2016

    Sleeping Beauty: A Mid-century Fairy Tale

    Young Annabel lives in the 1950s and dreams of a future with jetpacks, flying cars and robots. However, little does s... More

    (9 reviews)
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    6th October 2016

    Monster!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

    (9 reviews)
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    21st September 2017

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians

    A special 32 page picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's much-loved classic story, perfect for toddlers. When Miss... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st July 2011

    Jack and the Flumflum Tree

    Set sail with Jack for an adventure on the high seas in this wondrous story from the stellar picture-book partnershi... More

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    22nd February 2018

    The Bolds' Great Adventure: World Book Day 2018

    Fasten your seatbelts - it's a special adventure for World Book Day with Teddington's wildest family! Learn just how our... More

    (8 reviews)
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    2nd October 2018

    Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book #1

    Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseve... More

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    1st June 2015

    The Flying Bath

    When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures ... More

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    3rd March 2016

    The Bolds to the Rescue

    More wildly funny animal madness from dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts! The Bolds are a family of hyenas living... More

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    4th May 2015

    Jackpot!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another ... More

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    5th January 2015

    Puppy Love!

    Introducing Angela Nicely , a fantastically funny series from the creators of Dirty Bertie! Join Angela in three del... More

    (3 reviews)
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    11th February 2016

    A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting

    Bearspotting is a dangerous business - you ought to take it seriously, you know. So here's what you need to know for sta... More

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    1st May 2007

    Pants!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st September 2017

    His Royal Tinyness: A Terrible True Story

    Once upon a time there was a happy family: A mum, a dad, a gerbil, and the most beautifulest, cleverest, ever so kindest... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st September 2011

    Snow!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    3rd September 2007

    My Joke Book

    Dirty Bertie has his very own joke book, packed full of disgusting jokes that are guaranteed to have you laughing your s... More

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    6th June 2005

    Pooh! is That You, Bertie?

    Bertie can be a bit smelly. When he trumps, it makes his mum cross, embarrasses his dad, upsets his gran and offends his... More

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    18th February 2015

    The Adventures of Mr Toad

    With stunning illustrations from David Roberts, and a sparkling new text from Tom Moorhouse, this is a glorious picture-... More

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    7th February 2011

    My Brother Bernadette: Red Banana

    A heart-warming tale of a little boy with big ideas by international best-seller Jacqueline Wilson for Egmont's red bana... More

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    1st July 2012

    Pirate!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    5th August 2013

    Angela Nicely

    From the world of Dirty Bertie comes a new star! A brand new series from David Roberts, creator of Dirty Bertie, Angela ... More

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    19th July 2004

    WEATHER SNOW

    These charming books take a first look at the weather for young readers. The layout is clear and simple and the pictures... More

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    2nd February 2009

    Bogeys!

    Dirty Bertie, the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits is back! Join Bertie in three brand new stories, Bogeys!, ... More

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    16th June 2016

    The Fairy Detective Agency: Operation Bunny

    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the first in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy sell... More

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    1st July 2013

    Ouch!

    Hedgehog is about to go to sleep when OUCH! an apple lands on her back! Will her friends be able to help her? Ou... More

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    1st February 2012

    Pong!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Burp!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas... More

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    5th October 2017

    Spider!

    Award-winning actor and national treasure Alison Steadman OBE has written a story which will win over parents and chil... More

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    1st December 2013

    The Fairy Detective Agency: The Vanishing of Billy Buckle

    Spot on the Fishcake! The famous fairy detective agency, Wings & Co, has a problem. Really quite a big problem. W... More

    (1 review)
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    6th August 2012

    Mayhem and Mischief: 3 books in 1

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - in this bumper book of nine revolting stories from Burp... More

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    7th July 2014

    Rats!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    6th April 2015

    Dirty Bertie: Pant-tastic Sticker and Activity Book

    This brilliant full-colour sticker and activity book will tickle all Dirty Bertie fans aged five and up! Crammed wit... More

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    1st October 2012

    Scream!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    6th January 2014

    Queen Bee!

    The second book in a brand new series from David Roberts and Alan MacDonald, the best-selling team that brought you Di... More

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    23rd October 2014

    The Fairy Detective Agency: The Matchbox Mysteries

    It's Hallowe'en and Podgy Bottom is in trouble. All over town cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the b... More

    (1 review)
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    7th February 2013

    The Fairy Detective Agency: Three Pickled Herrings

    At the Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency, Emily Vole and her friends are beginning to worry. It's five months since the... More

    (1 review)
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    5th October 2015

    Aliens!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    1st September 2016

    The Prince and the Porker

    Pignatius was passing the palace one day, when he saw ten fresh buns left to cool on a tray... Sneaking into the palace... More

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    9th March 2017

    Disco!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    8th June 2017

    Little Red: A Howlingly Good Fairy Tale with a Twist

    Little Red is the story of a boy, a grandmother, a big bad wolf, and a keg of delicious fizzy ginger beer. Y... More

    (1 review)
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    13th July 2017

    Burptastic Body Book

    Why are bogies green? Are boys smellier than girls? Does everybody fart - even teachers? Dirty Bertie - the boy with ... More

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    26th December 2017

    The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes

    Ming Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China, and his three advisors take advantage of the young... More

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    25th July 2017

    Tyrannosaurus Drip 10th Anniversary Edition

    Celebrate ten roaring years with this special anniversary edition of the rollicking story Tyrannosaurus Drip by th... More

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    10th July 2018

    The Cook and the King

    There once was a very hungry king Who needed a cook like anything . . . . . . but the king is very fussy; ... More

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    1st September 2018

    His Royal Tinyness: A Terrible True Story

    Once upon a time there was a happy family. Until one horrible no good day when a new ruler was born... Marianna, the mo... More

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    12th May 2008

    Mwydod

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    12th March 2013

    Worms

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    8th April 2015

    Kisses

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    11th April 2013

    Superstar Doodles

    This all-singing, all-dancing and all-performing doodle book sets the stage for doodling girls to shine. From prima-ball... More

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    4th September 2003

    Dubious Deeds

    Pint-sized hero Eddie Dickens is back and this time he's miles from home. In this tale of deceit and double-dealing, Edd... More

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    21st July 2005

    Horrendous Habits

    After a serious accident involving a gorse bush, Eddie Dickens finds himself being cared for by monks of the Bertian ord... More

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    12th May 2008

    Chwain

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    15th May 2014

    Aw!

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    1st July 2013

    Hopping Mad!

    Fred has five frogs. Finn has five frogs. And when ten frogs get together, it's party time! Hopping Mad! is fr... More

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    3rd September 2009

    Peter the Penguin Pioneer

    This book is for penguins only. If you're not a penguin, stop reading now or I'll slap you with my flippers!' Fresh... More

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    1st September 2013

    Zombie!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    1st February 2010

    Loo!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Bertie finds ... More

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    3rd September 2010

    The Troll: Book and CD Pack

    A laugh-out-loud pirate adventure from the stellar partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts. The Troll ... More

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    1st August 2011

    A Trio of Trouble

    Enjoy the comic capers of Dirty Bertie - the boy with nosepickingly disgusting habits - in this bumper book of nine revo... More

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    1st September 2010

    Fangs!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    2nd September 2010

    Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Ghostly Holler-Day

    It's winter and what better than a ghostly holler-day by the sea? But how are Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Humphrey B... More

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    1st April 2013

    Toothy!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    29th September 2011

    Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: School of Meanies

    'Ghost School is stupid and rubbish, and, um, I'm not going to Ghost School ever again!' Bumping is Humphrey Bump'... More

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    6th February 2012

    One Cool Cat

    A stylish and sleek story about a feline with flair from TV star Susannah Corbett and David Roberts, illustrator of Juli... More

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    28th July 2016

    The Fairy Detective Agency: The Flying Carpet Thief

    'Agatha Christie for kids' - a brand new mystery in the detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by m... More

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    7th June 2010

    Fetch!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie a... More

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    7th September 2009

    Germs!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie i... More

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    6th March 2014

    Fennymore and the Brumella

    Imagine a boy living all alone in a large old house with only a sky-blue bike (who thinks he's a horse) for company. Aft... More

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    4th August 2011

    The Eddie Dickens Trilogy

    AWFUL END When both of Eddie Dickens's parents catch a disease that makes them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly round the e... More

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    1st October 2013

    Young Werewolf

    Fun supernatural tale. Matt is returning home from the cinema when a yellow-eyed monster bites his hand and his whole wo... More

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    3rd May 2007

    Final Curtain: Further Adventures of Eddie Dickens Book 3

    In this, the third and final of The Further Adventures of Eddie Dickens, our saucer-eyed hero Eddie Dickens finds himsel... More

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    5th June 2008

    Mariah Mundi

    Fresh out of school, young Mariah faces a new chapter of his life, living in the Prince Regent hotel built into the face... More

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    7th April 2003

    Heir of Mystery

    Book Two in Philip Ardagh's darkly hilarious new trilogy, Unlikely Exploits, charting the extraordinary change in fortun... More

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    15th September 2014

    Sgrech!

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    16th September 2014

    Eira

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    22nd May 2015

    Angela Nicely 4 Book Set (Plodit)

    Angela Nicely: Angela Nicely, Queen Bee, Superstar, Puppy Love... More

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    1st June 2011

    My Box of Books!

    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nosepickingly disgusting habits - has brought out his own Box of Books, with four mini board... More

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    13th October 2005

    Stinky Finger: Crazy Party at the House of Fun

    It is December, and Stinky and friends hit on the idea of inviting everyone they know to the House of Fun for Christma... More

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    14th August 2013

    Dirty Bertie Sticker and Activity Book

    This brilliant full-colour sticker and activity book will tickle all Dirty Bertie fans aged five and up! It's jam-... More

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    7th April 2014

    Smash!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Wind in the Willows with Game Cards

    This timeless story opens with Mole leaving his spring-cleaning and going above ground to explore the world beyond his b... More

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    6th October 2014

    Horror!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    4th September 2006

    Fleas!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas... More

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    19th May 2008

    My Book of Stuff

    Dirty Bertie has his own fun-packed book of activities, chock full of entertaining stuff to do. All created by the Maste... More

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    4th July 2008

    Tyrannosaurus Drip Book and CD Pack

    A brilliantly funny story all about celebrating difference, from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donal... More

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    13th September 2012

    Jack and the Flumflum Tree: Book and CD Pack

    Set sail with Jack for an adventure on the high seas in this wondrous story from the stellar picture-book partnershi... More

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    1st September 2008

    Crackers!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's the world's grubbiest trouble-magnet and he's full... More

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    4th September 2006

    Worms!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas... More

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    1st April 2008

    Yuck!

    Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas... More

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    5th June 2009

    Tyrannosaurus Drip Activity Book

    Whoever heard of a vegetarian T Rex? This little dinosaur is in the wrong nest! The Tyrannosaurus Drip Activity B... More

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    3rd July 2009

    Troll

    The Troll longs for a goat -- but has to make do with fish for supper instead. Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew... More

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    27th September 2012

    Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Phantom Pirates

    It's holler-day time again, but things never run smoothly for our ghosties. Intead of a luxury cruise, the friends fin... More

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    19th May 2005

    Stinky Finger: Stinky Finger's House of Fun

    The world is not as we know it the aliens have come down and taken all the grown-ups away, and left Blue Soup to run ... More

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    4th September 2006

    Three for Tea: Tasty Tales for You and Me

    "Countdown" - Hugo wants a gerbil, but his dad says it's cruel to keep something in a cage. To prove him wrong, Hugo set... More

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    5th June 2006

    The Starlight Barking

    Dodie Smith's classic sequel to The Hundred and One Dalmations. Strange things are happening. Dogs are the only c... More

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    19th January 2007

    Stinky Finger: Holiday Mania at the House of Fun

    Looking after the House of Fun can be a hard job, now the Spoonheads have sucked up all the grown-ups into their space... More

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    27th September 2012

    Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Frightfully Friendly Ghosties Collection: 3 Spooky Stories in 1

    Comprising Frightfully Friendly Ghosties, Ghostly Holler-Day and School of Meanies, this collection introduces readers t... More

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    1st October 2015

    William at Christmas

    Everyone's favourite troublemaker is causing trouble all year round! In Richmal Crompton's William at Christm... More

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    2nd September 2015

    The Wind in the Willows

    This timeless story opens with Mole leaving his spring-cleaning and going above ground to explore the world beyond his b... More

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    1st April 2013

    The Dunderheads Behind Bars

    Everyone's favourite underdogs are back! Can they land work on a film set - and foil a cat burglar - with their unusual ... More

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    4th October 2012

    The Fairy Detective Agency: Operation Bunny

    Emily Vole makes headline news in the first weeks of her life, when she is found in an abandoned hatbox in Stansted Ai... More

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    1st October 2015

    Tinder

    Otto Hundebiss is tired of war, but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him sh... More

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    7th July 2014

    A Dollop of Disaster: Fetch! Ouch! Kiss!

    A Dirty Bertie collection to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways! Enjoy the comic capers of Dir... More

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    1st July 2013

    Stinky Stories: Mud! Germs! Loo!

    A Dirty Bertie collection to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways! Enjoy the comic capers of Dir... More

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    6th July 2015

    Whiffs and Sniffs: Crackers! Pong! Pirate!

    A Dirty Bertie collection to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways! Enjoy the comic capers ... More

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    4th February 2010

    Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Frightfully Friendly Ghosties

    Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Rusty Chains and friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so m... More

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    3rd April 2014

    The Further Adventures of Eddie Dickens

    Eddie Dickens finds himself far from home in the heathery highlands of Scotland for some Further Adventures embracing ... More

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    5th October 2009

    Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth

    A boy is put on a train by his stepmother to make his first journey on his own. But soon that journey turns out to be mo... More

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    10th March 2016

    Fame!

    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another he... More

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    7th April 2016

    My Brother Bernadette

    A heart-warming tale of a little boy with big ideas, perfect for children learning to read. From international best-sell... More

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    7th July 2016

    Wings & Co 6

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    14th July 2016

    The Rollercoaster Case

    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the third in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy-... More

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    14th July 2016

    The Fairy Detective Agency: The Matchbox Mysteries

    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the fourth in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy... More

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    5th March 2009

    Torri Gwynt!

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    5th January 2005

    Kind Emma: Band 06/Orange

    Kind Emma lives all alone in her little cottage by the wood, with no one to talk to. But one snowy night Emma hears a ... More

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    1st March 2011

    Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror

    Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house and his regular visits from his nephew give him the opportunity to retell some... More

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    16th June 2016

    The Fairy Detective Agency: Three Pickled Herrings

    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the second in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy-sel... More

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    7th March 2011

    Tales of Terror from the Black Ship

    At the Old Inn, which clings precariously to a cliff top above a storm-lashed ocean, two sick children are left alone wh... More

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    1st July 2011

    Gwen, Fy Mrawd

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    11th August 2016

    Beasts of Olympus 6: Zeus's Eagle

    Demon's life on Mount Olympus has never been busier ... will stealing Zeus's Eagle get him frazzled to a crisp?. Demon ... More

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    20th September 2016

    The Troll and the Kist o Gowd: The Troll in Scots

    There wis yince a troll that steyed ablow a brig.(That's jist whaur trolls are meant tae stey.)Meanwhile, awa oot tae se... More

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    20th September 2016

    Da Trow: The Troll in Shetland Scots

    Dey wir eence a trow at baed anunder a brig.(Maist trows bide in hadds anunder hills.)Aboot da sam time, fram apo da far... More

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    23rd October 2014

    The Matchbox Mysteries: The Detective Agency's Fourth Case

    Podgy Bottom is in trouble. All over town cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye; a gian... More

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    21st August 2014

    The Vanishing of Billy Buckle: The Detective Agency's Third Case

    Spot on the Fishcake! The famous fairy detective agency, Wings & Co, has a problem. Really quite a big problem. Well, a... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Flying Bath

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    3rd October 2013

    Three Pickled Herrings: The Detective Agency's Second Case

    At the Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency, Emily Vole and her friends are beginning to worry. It's five months since the... More

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    7th February 2013

    Operation Bunny: The Detective Agency's First Case

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