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Emily Gravett

  • 5 stars across 13 books

    Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include The Troll, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo , which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

    Emily Gravett is an artist of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as Wolves, Monkey and Me and Tidy. Cave Baby was is Emily's first picture book collaboration and marks another milestone in her career. Emily lives in Brighton.

    6th May 2011

    Cave Baby

    A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothe... More

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    23rd October 2014

    The Imaginary

    Rudger is Amanda's best friend. He doesn't exist, but nobody's perfect. Only Amanda can see her imaginary friend - ... More

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    18th July 2011

    Blue Chameleon - Al Herba Al Hazeen

    He can turn himself into anything and appears to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the yellow banana nor the sp... More

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    18th July 2011

    Monkey and Me - Ana Wa Qirdi

    A cheeky little girl and her toy monkey swing through the pages of this gorgeously playful book. Young children will lov... More

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    27th February 2014

    Freckle Juice

    Andrew wants freckles. He wants to be like Nicky Lane, who has millions of them. If he had freckles like Nicky, then h... More

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    2nd September 2011

    Cave Baby Book and CD Pack

    A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothe... More

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    18th July 2011

    Odd Egg - Al Bayda Al Ageeba

    Duck is jealous of all the mother birds for having eggs. So he adopts a big egg that has green spots, which matches his ... More

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    14th March 2013

    101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy: A Laureate's Choice

    Carol Ann Duffy, appointed Poet Laureate in 2009, has chosen her favourite poems for children for this stunning collec... More

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    14th January 2016

    Bear and Hare: Mine!

    Bear and Hare have gone for a walk, but every nice thing they find on the way, Hare wants all for himself. He even gob... More

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    1st November 2018

    The Afterwards

    Fact: Ember and Ness are best friends. There's nothing more to say about it. It is what it is. It is what will always ... More

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    18th April 2019

    101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy: A Laureate's Choice

    101 Poems for Children: A Laureate's Choice is a stunning collection of classic and modern verse chosen by the 2... More

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    7th May 2004

    Early Reading Instruction: What Science Really Tells Us about How to Teach Reading

    Early Reading Instruction is a comprehensive analysis of the research evidence from early writing systems to computer mo... More

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