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Fran Evans

  • 5 stars across 31 books
    Ever since she was a very little girl, Anna Howard has spent her summer holidays in Pembrokeshire. Together with her brother and sister, she is the proud owner of a heavenly, three acre meadow on the cliff top above Druidston Haven, where she and her family love to camp. When she is not in Wales, Anna is an English and French teacher and really enjoys her job. She lives in rural Northamptonshire with her husband, four children, a hairy pony, an extremely naughty terrier, several chickens and two hives - full of bees. Anna has always loved writing stories and the story of 'The Glass Tear' was first written as a Christmas present for her children and all her nieces and nephews. It is set on the very beach that she and her family love so much. Fran Evans lives in Llangwm in South Pembrokeshire and is a well known artist in the county and beyond, working for clients such as Two Bad Mice Cards as well as illustrating books by Cerys Mathews and Malachy Doyle. An experienced illustrator of books, cards and prints, Fran draws instinctively on her observation of the natural world, and her love of interesting and quirky things, to create her delicate images. As someone who enjoys exploring the beaches around her home with the family, she often draws on her own environment for inspiration.
    19th June 2019

    Gelert - A Man's Best Friend

    A classic Welsh legend retold by singer and songwriter, Cerys Matthews. Gelert is one of the best-loved traditional tale... More

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    14th May 2006

    Mars Evacuees

    The fact that someone had decided I'd be safer on Mars, where you could still only SORT OF breathe the air and SORT OF n... More

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    1st June 2002

    Hoppers Series: Caterpillar That Couldn't, The

    Life can be boring for a caterpillar. Aelfryn wanted something more to do than just eat leaves. His friend Owl suggested... More

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    18th October 2010

    Child's Book of Poems, A - All Through the Year

    A collection of poetry beautifully illustrated by Fran Evans organized around the twelve months of the year. There are p... More

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    19th April 2011

    Tales from the Deep

    Two Welsh legends are brought to life for a new audience in this debut publication from Cerys Matthews. The legends of C... More

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    1st September 2006

    The Princess' Handbook

    Written by Grande Dame, the Fairy Godmother of Fairy Godmothers, this is a lighthearted, yet practical guide to bringing... More

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    1st November 2002

    Pont Readalone: Riley, Kylie and Smiley

    Three friends enjoy the long summer days at the seaside where crabbing has become their favourite pastime. True to the n... More

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