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Emma Dodd

  • 5 stars across 88 books
    Emma Dodd Biography
    Emma Dodd is an award winning children's books illustrator and author. Emma illustrated the award-winning Amazing Baby series which won the 2010 Booktrust Early Years Awards for I Love My Mummy, written by author Giles Andreae. Emma was also nominated for the 2011 Kate Greenaway Medal for her book, I Love Bugs.

    Emma was born in Guildford, Surrey in 1969. She studied Art and Design at Kingston Polytechnic before graduating in graphic design and illustration from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Emma previously worked in advertising and editorial roles for some well-known companies including The Guardian, The Observer and She magazine. At the same time Emma began illustrating children's books. 

    Emma lives in Surrey with her husband, two children and dog called Buzz.

    Emma Dodd Facts
    Emma loves surfing with her children and hates hearing children complain they are bored to which she replies, "How can you ever be bored when you can always draw a picture?"

    Our favourite Emma Dodd Book Characters
    Little wolf - from Wish
    Prince Trunky - from Cinderelephant
    4th September 2014

    I Love You, Baby

    An adorable, heart-felt picture book about the arrival of a new bab y - from the author of international bestseller... More

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    3rd May 2012

    I Love My Daddy Board Book

    A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between father and child. With a gentle, rhymin... More

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    1st September 2010

    The Gingerbread Man

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    28th April 2011

    Up and Down

    New cover reissue of this magical sequel to Lost and Found from award-winning international bestselling picture book c... More

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    4th September 2014

    I Love You, Father Christmas

    All the excitement of Christmas is captured in this festive picture book. Created by the award-winning team beh... More

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    24th August 2016

    Wish

    This brave little wolf has someone special who always wants the very best for him. Daddy wolf loves teaching his little ... More

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    1st November 2004

    Amazing Baby: Hide And Seek

    'Hide and Seek' is a lively, lift-the-flap title that encourages baby to look for a furry toy bunny.... More

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    1st September 2012

    Cinderelephant

    Prince Trunky is on the lookout for a bride and the whole kingdom is invited to a ball. The Warty Sisters are determined... More

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    1st September 2009

    Miaow said the Cow

    When the cat decides to cast a spell to shut up noisy Cockerel, it has a few side-effects - mice mooing, hens oinking, e... More

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    13th February 2017

    Dog & Friends: Busy Day

    What a busy day Dog is having! After waking up, he goes out to the field to chat to one of his friends, Horse. Then he m... More

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    7th September 2017

    I Love My Dinosaur

    There are many different types of families. But none so unusual as this one - it includes a dinosaur! It's not ... More

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    5th April 2007

    Together

    Have you noticed how being with your best friend makes your day that little bit brighter? Mousse and Nut love playing to... More

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    1st November 2013

    Snip & Snap: Rain or Shine

    Say hello to Snip and Snap - two busy, funny and engaging crocodile friends. They might look the same, but they like v... More

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    1st October 2015

    I Love My Granny Board Book

    A celebration of Grandparents and the special role they play in family life. This delightful picture book cap... More

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    2nd February 2012

    I Love My Mummy: Board Book

    I love my mummy very much, She's great to cuddle, soft to touch! Bestselling author Giles Andreae and popular illustrat... More

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    29th May 2017

    I Love My Grandad Board Book

    A celebration of Grandparents and the special role they play in family life. This delightful picture book captu... More

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    1st April 2018

    Happy Whale

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    31st July 2017

    Dog & Friends: Opposites

    What an exciting life Dog leads - it's the opposite ofdull! For example, he gets caught out in a heavyrainstorm and ends... More

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    31st July 2017

    Dog & Friends: Rainbow Fun

    Dog begins his day with just one black spot on his ear.But wherever he goes, he runs into different things, all ofwhich ... More

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    10th July 2018

    I Love My Teacher

    A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school! Perfect for reassuring little ones before they start school ... More

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    10th January 2019

    Hugs and Kisses

    There are two sides to every story . . . Flip the book to read each side of the story in this enchanting tale of a whal... More

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    8th March 2012

    I Love

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    29th June 2008

    Ancient Egypt

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    7th March 2013

    Baby and Me

    If you had a little baby, a baby of your very own, how would you look after her? Well, you'd take her for walks and give... More

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    5th August 2005

    Spots and Dots

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    28th August 2014

    Best Bear

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    1st April 2008

    Shape Up!

    'Shape Up!' uses clever, layered die-cuts and bright, bold colours to draw baby into a world of shapes.... More

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    1st February 2004

    Amazing Baby: Squeak, Squeak

    With added textures elements, bold patterns and engaging baby photographs, baby's day! is perfect for the inquisitive ba... More

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    2nd January 2007

    Night, Night!

    'Night, night baby!' is a bedtime book that uses photographs of other babies - introducing children to the concept of fa... More

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    1st January 2008

    Five Little Ducks

    'Five Little Ducks' provides a fresh take on the traditional nursery rhyme, using clever die-cuts to help count down fro... More

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    16th May 2015

    Lullaby

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    1st November 2014

    I Love My Puppy

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    1st January 2012

    What Pet To Get?

    Jack longs for a pet, something BIG, something EXCITING - like an elephant. Or a lion. Or maybe even a Tyrannosaurus rex... More

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    3rd August 2016

    Boing Boing

    Jane has always been just a little bit different - she has springs in her knees! She bounce, bounce, bounces all over to... More

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    1st September 2009

    What Matters Most

    Sixteen-year-old Maya Stark has a lot to sort through. She could graduate from high school early if she wants to. She's ... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Star Wars: Queen's Shadow

    The #1 New York Times best-selling author of Ahsoka takes on another iconic Star Wars hero! When Padme Naberrie, "Quee... More

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    12th December 2006

    Yum, Yum!

    'Yum, Yum, Baby!' celebrates a baby's love of food. It uses photographs of other babies - introducing children to the co... More

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    10th February 2016

    Dog's Farmyard Friends: A Touch and Tickle Book with Fun-to-Feel Flocking!

    Dog is on the farmyard! First he runs and skips across the green fields to play with the sheep and the lambs. Thanks to ... More

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    15th April 2015

    Dogs

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    10th February 2016

    Tick Tock Dog: A Tell the Time Book with a Special Movable Clock!

    What an exciting day Dog is having! At 10 o'clock he goes outside to roll in the mud with his pals, the pigs. He's rathe... More

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    28th September 2016

    Dogs & Friends!: A Box of 6 Exciting Picture Books

    This cute six-book set makes a perfect gift for little ones. In each sturdy volume, Dog and his fellow creatures enjoy a... More

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    19th April 2016

    Counting Blessings

    Children count along from 1 to 10, following the sweet rhyming text by beloved author Eileen Spinelli and the cute and... More

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    10th March 2016

    My Family Is a Zoo

    Everyone in my family has a special animal friend! My daddy has an elephant. My grandma has a bunny. My cousin has a k... More

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    1st April 2007

    On the Move

    'On the move' has five fun lenticulars of types of transport that baby might see while out and about, from boats bobbing... More

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    1st August 2007

    Jingle Bell Baby!

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    3rd February 2011

    I Love My Mummy

    A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between mother and child. With a gentle, rhyming... More

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    1st September 2011

    Round and Round the Garden: Amazing Baby Touch and Feel

    This new title in the Amazing Baby Touch and Feel series, Round and Round the Garden, gives a favourite nursery rhyme a ... More

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    1st November 2006

    One Little Bunny

    "The Amazing Baby[registered] Changing" picture books include slider mechanisms or lenticular panels to engage the baby ... More

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    1st November 2006

    Guess Who

    "The Amazing Baby[registered] Changing" picture books include slider mechanisms or lenticular panels to engage the baby ... More

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    1st November 2011

    Emma Dodd's Baby Animal Collection

    In Sometimes ...a mother elephant lovingly observes her baby and all his foibles, in When ...a baby bear watches his Dad... More

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    10th February 2016

    Dog's 123: A Canine Counting Adventure!

    This is a canine counting adventure! This book helps you to learn all about the numbers 1 to 10 with the help of Dog, wh... More

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    7th May 2015

    I Love My Daddy Padded Board Book

    A sweet, rhyming board book about the special relationship between father and child. With a gentle, rhyming... More

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    8th September 2016

    I Love My Birthday

    A warm and funny picture book all about birthdays - the perfect present for every birthday girl or boy! From b... More

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    13th February 2017

    Dog & Friends: Birthday

    Today is Dog's birthday! He has lots of presents to open, all of them wrapped in exciting paper. What could be in the ro... More

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    13th March 2017

    Dog & Friends: on the Farm

    Today Dog is having fun on the farm. First he runs and skips across the green fields to play with the sheep and lambs. N... More

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    13th March 2017

    Dog & Friends: Counting

    Follow the animal chums and learn to count along the way. There's Dog, of course, rolling on his back in the hope of get... More

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    10th August 2017

    Amazing Baby: Mummy Baby

    Amazing Baby board books are created in comfortable, strong trim sizes to fit growing hands, and are sure to attract a b... More

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    22nd August 2017

    Dog & Friends: Playtime

    What a busy day Dog is having! He wakes up in the morning to hear Bird singing at the window. Dog decides to join in. Do... More

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    22nd August 2017

    Dog & Friends: Sounds

    Dog barks 'woof woof' as he runs excitedly across the grass early one morning to join his farmyard friends. 'Cock a dood... More

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    22nd August 2017

    Dog & Friends: Shapes

    Look for all the shapes that Dog discovers during his day. He gets out of bed first thing in the morning - a bed that co... More

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    4th March 2010

    I Love My Mummy

    'I love my mummy very much, She's great to cuddle, soft to touch' A wonderfully simple & life-affirming text from Giles ... More

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    1st June 2008

    Best Bear

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    15th January 2000

    Kids' Kew: A Children's Guide

    What's fun at Kew? Find out in this action-packed, interactive first official activity guidebook for children visiting K... More

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    1st August 2009

    Messy Fingers

    Readers will love joining the children in this big, bright interactive book as they go from messy to muddy, sticky to so... More

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    4th July 2008

    Pull-Out Pals: Little Croc

    Little Croc is so worried about how small he is, that he walks through the jungle asking Big Lion, Big Gorilla, Big Elep... More

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    4th July 2008

    Pull-Out Pals: Little Pup

    Little Pup is so worried about how small he is, that he walks through the farm asking Big Cow, Big Pig, Big Horse and Bi... More

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    5th February 2010

    Pull-Out Pals: Desert Discovery

    On his way to the oasis, Sidney the Snake bumps into all sorts of animals, each with an extraordinary quality, whether i... More

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    1st October 2017

    Sanchez (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All!

    Meet Alexis Sanchez, Ultimate Football Hero. 'At the edge of the penalty area, Alexis hit the ball straight into the... More

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    5th February 2010

    Pull-Out Pals: Jungle Hide-and-Seek

    All of the jungle animals are playing a game of hide-and-seek, but they can't find Carla the Chameleon anywhere! Where o... More

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    1st January 2010

    Dot and Dash Bedtime

    It's time for bed, but Dot and Dash are both full of mischief. They show each other how to get ready, and soon they are ... More

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    1st January 2010

    Dot and Dash are Dressing Up

    Dot and Dash are dressing up, and so are their friends Big, Tall and Small. Dot wants to be a pirate, and Dash wants to ... More

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    25th September 2008

    Noisy Noisy Parp!

    Parp! Pardon me! Our bodies can make such a funny lot of noises. Find and press the button on every page to hear a diffe... More

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    31st January 2008

    Jack and Jill

    This bright, bold book is a wonderful introduction to a popular and enduring nursery rhyme. Young children will love hea... More

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    31st January 2008

    Sing a Song of Sixpence

    This bright, bold book is a wonderful introduction to a popular and enduring nursery rhyme. Young children will love hea... More

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    25th January 2007

    The Little Red Hen

    This delightful tactile fairy tale is brought right up to date for very young children. A simple retelling of the classi... More

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    26th April 2007

    Fairies

    This colourful sound book features all kinds of busy fairies - pretty fairies, naughty fairies, even clumsy fairies. A s... More

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    29th May 2008

    Noisy Noisy: Princesses

    This bright, bold book will delight all inquisitive children. You can see and hear what fantastic footballers get up to ... More

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    29th May 2008

    Noisy Noisy: Footballers

    This bright, bold book will delight all inquisitive children. You can see and hear what fantastic footballers get up to ... More

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    7th June 2007

    Little Red Riding Hood

    This delightful tactile fairy tale is brought right up to date for very young children. This simple retelling of the cla... More

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    7th June 2007

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    This delightful tactile fairy tale is brought right up to date for very young children. This a simple retelling of the c... More

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    12th December 2018

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    I Love My Mummy

    A sweet, rhyming board book about the special relationship between mother and child. With a gentle, rhyming s... More

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    25th June 2019

    I Love My Teacher

    A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school! Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join ... More

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