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  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Ed Vere (Author, Illustrator)
    Ed Vere is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer & illustrator of picture books, including How To Be a Lion and Max the Brave which was named one of The Sunday Times's '100 Modern Children's Classics'.

    He studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1999. Ed's books are published all over the world. He is also a painter, working from his studio in east London, and is represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles.
    3rd July 2008

    Mr Big

    Mr Big is strong, Mr Big is tough, Mr Big is . . . well . . . BIG! He has just one small problem - because of the way he... More

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    4th May 2017

    Grumpy Frog

    Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog ... More

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    5th June 2014

    Max the Brave

    Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. Max is Brave, Max is Fearless, Max is a Mouse-catcher... B... More

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    28th June 2018

    How to be a Lion

    "This witty, resonant picture book is a manual for anyone's life, young or old." Sunday Times Children's Book of the Wee... More

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    1st September 2012

    Too Noisy

    This is a heartwarming read-aloud (shout-aloud!) comedy from Malachy Doyle, boldly illustrated by Ed Vere, about a very ... More

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    5th January 2012

    Penguin Pandemonium

    An unforgettably funny, animal adventure story about a little bird with big dreams from award-winning author Jeanne Wi... More

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    28th March 2013

    Penguin Pandemonium - The Wild Beast

    The third of the award-winning Penguin Pandemonium books. Part of the Awesome Animals series - the funniest fiction, s... More

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    7th June 2012

    Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue

    The second hilarious story about the irrepressible penguins of City Zoo, from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. One ... More

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    25th April 2013

    Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue

    The second hilarious story about the irrepressible penguins of City Zoo, from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. One of... More

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    25th April 2013

    Penguin Pandemonium

    An unforgettably funny, animal adventure story about a little bird with big dreams from award-winning author Jeanne Will... More

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