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Garry Parsons

  • 5 stars across 66 books
    Garry Parsons Biography
    Garry Parsons is a popular British illustrator who has illustrated many well-loved children's books as well as provided illustrations for magazines, newspapers and adverts. 

    Garry studied Fine Art at Canterbury University before going on to study Illustration at the University of Brighton.

    Garry Parsons Facts
    Garry is regularly invited to visit libraries, schools and bookshops where he holds lively and interactive workshops with children that involve lots of drawing and creativity.

    Our favourite Garry Parsons Book Characters
    Daisy - from the Daisy Picture Books series
    Elliott - from The Greatest Magician In The World
    9th October 2014

    The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet!

    Read along with Tom and Dougie in this supersonic book and CD duo! Danny and Dino survived an poop-tastic Christmas and ... More

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    3rd May 2012

    The Dragonsitter

    'Dear Uncle Morton. You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima.' It had sou... More

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    6th October 2016

    The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas!

    Danny wants everything for Christmas. But what he gets is a dinosaur, a very hungry dinosaur. Danny's new dino e... More

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    5th April 2018

    Molly's Magic Wardrobe: Search for the Fairy Star

    The Fairytale Hairdresser meets Narnia in this magical new picture book series about a girl and her enchanted dressing-u... More

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    6th October 2016

    Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires

    It's Halloween and Daisy is going trick-or-treating for the very first time. In the dark ...in the fog ...with a vampire... More

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    26th September 2017

    The Greatest Magician in the World

    A showstopping quirky gift book for budding magicians, filled with mind-blowing removable magic tricks. Prepare to ... More

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    7th February 2019

    The Dragonsitter in the Land of the Dragons

    Eddie has travelled with his uncle Morton to Mongolia, in hope of being one of the few to watch the Great Dragon Battle... More

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    27th March 2013

    A-Z of Growing Up, Puberty and Sex

    The A-Z of Growing UP, Puberty and Sex is the perfect ready-reference guide to help you get through adolescence. Get to ... More

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    5th April 2018

    The Dragonsitter's Surprise

    Eddie was given a dragon's egg by his uncle for his last birthday, and one day he notices a crack in the egg. Soon the e... More

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    27th August 2015

    The Dinosaur That Pooped The Bed

    Danny and Dinosaur want to watch telly but Mum won't let them until they've tidied their room. So Danny thinks of a pla... More

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    14th August 2014

    The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past!

    When they accidentally go back through history on a time-travelling swing, Danny and Dinosaur meet some new dino friends... More

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    1st May 2008

    Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos

    It's Daisy's birthday and she's having a special birthday treat! Mum has invited her best friends, Gabby and Dylan, on a... More

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    7th May 2009

    Daisy and the Trouble with Kittens

    Daisy is going on holiday! In an actual plane to actual Spain! It's so exciting! She's never seen a palm tree before, or... More

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    6th September 2018

    The Dinosaur that Pooped a Princess

    Once upon a poop . . . Our fearless heroes are back! Danny and Dinosaur are convinced that a damsel in distress need... More

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    6th March 2008

    There's an Ouch in my Pouch!

    Willaby Wallaby is not happy. There's an ouch in the pouch and it's making him grouch! So off he hops to the Blue Billab... More

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    12th February 2015

    The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past!

    Read along with Tom and Dougie as Danny and Dinosaur make history in their third adventure! When they accidently go back... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Nuddy Ned

    He didn't! He hasn't! He wouldn't! He isn't! Yes, he REALLY is. Ned is running riot - in the nuddy! Skipping down the g... More

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    5th July 2007

    Daisy and the Trouble with Life

    The trouble with life is it's SOOOOOOOOO unfair. Daisy's been grounded. No HOPPING or SKIPPING, FLYING or PARACHUTING. S... More

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    25th September 2014

    Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

    Daisy has been EXTREMELY excited about Christmas since September. And when Daisy is excited, TROUBLE will surely follow!... More

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    1st August 2013

    Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars

    No matter the occasion, Daisy just can't help getting into trouble! When three actual burglaries happen in Daisy's tow... More

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    2nd May 2013

    The Dragonsitter Takes Off

    Dear Uncle Morton, Ziggy won't move from the linen cupboard. He still hasn't eaten a thing. Not even a Malteser. I'm rea... More

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    6th October 2016

    Nuddy Ned's Christmas

    Santa's sleigh was on its way just leaving Lanzarote. "Goodness Gracious," Blitzen cried. "Did I just see a botty?" It'... More

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    3rd October 2013

    The Dragonsitter's Castle

    Dear Uncle Morton Your dragons are still here. They have eaten the entire contents of the fridge and most of the tins in... More

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    6th March 2014

    The Dragonsitter's Island

    Eddie is dragonsitting again, but this time he's looking after Uncle Morton's Scottish island too. And there are some st... More

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    23rd March 2015

    That Naughty Meerkat!

    A laugh-out-loud new picture book from the author of Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs series and the illustrator o... More

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    6th August 2015

    The Dinosaurs are Having a Party!

    The dinosaurs are having a party It starts precisely at three I'm a boy not a dinosaur So I'm pleased they invited me. B... More

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    1st July 2010

    Daisy and the Trouble with Maggots

    Daisy is incredibly excited when her uncle offers to take her on a fishing trip. There's so much new stuff to learn! Lik... More

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    27th September 2012

    Daisy and the Trouble with Coconuts

    'The trouble with coconuts is they are the worst type of nuts in the whole wide world. If you ask me, coconuts shouldn't... More

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    7th January 2016

    The Dragonsitter to the Rescue

    Dear Uncle Morton I have to tell you some bad news. We have lost Arthur. He's somewhere in London, but I don't know wher... More

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    7th April 2016

    Spooky Soccer

    A fun and quirky story against anything but your average team, perfect for children learning to read. When Seamus and ... More

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    3rd May 2010

    Spooky Soccer: Red Banana

    A fun and quirky story against anything but your average team from Malachy Doyle for Egmont's red banana series. When Se... More

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    7th August 2003

    What's Cool About School

    This collection of school-themed short stories features work by Rachel Anderson, Anne Fine, Pippa Goodhart, Michael Morp... More

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    10th March 2011

    Discover Countries: Afghanistan

    Each title looks at each country through a variety of themes such as location, landscape and climate, population and hea... More

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    4th March 2004

    The Wrong Kind of Bark: Red Banana

    A lovely, funny chapter book about a little boy and his puppy by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, for Egmont's... More

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    6th August 2015

    Are you the Pirate Captain?

    First mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Com... More

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    27th October 2014

    Dino Dog

    David and Lucy have got a new dog from the Rescue Centre, but they don't know what his name is. What they do know is tha... More

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    5th March 2015

    The Dragonsitter's Party

    It's Eddie's birthday and he's looking forward to a birthday party filled with fun, games and ...dragons? Ziggy and Arth... More

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    7th August 2008

    Daisy and the Trouble with Giants

    Fee Fi Fo Fum! What has Daisy gone and done?! Daisy has decided she wants to meet a REAL giant! If Daisy met a real gian... More

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    1st October 2013

    Heads Up Tim-Tron

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    13th August 2015

    Ten Spooky Skeletons

    Join the skeletons as they go on a counting adventure in search of friends in this peek-through picture book with a spoo... More

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    29th September 2001

    Digging for Dinosaurs

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    6th August 2010

    I Am Reading: Oh La La Lottie

    Lottie La Belle loves her dog Patrick very much. Patrick won't eat vegetables, so why should she? Lottie turns to eati... More

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    4th September 2003

    The Four Franks

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    29th April 2015

    The Dinosaur that Pooped Space: Sticker Activity Book

    Join Danny and Dinosaur as they explore space together! There's rockets, planets, puzzles and Poop in this fun sticker a... More

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    7th April 2016

    The Football Ghosts

    A spooky, funny football story by Malachy Doyle and Garry Parsons, perfect for children learning to read. Seamus loves... More

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    9th January 2014

    Project X Origins: White Book Band, Oxford Level 10: Working as a Team: Fee Fi Fo Mum!

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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    31st March 2004

    Y Bwystfil Blewog

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    30th May 2017

    The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit

    The Tooth Fairy meets the Royal Family in this hilarious rhyming sequel to The Tooth Fairy's Christmas from Roal... More

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    14th December 2017

    Happy Easter, Tooth Fairy!

    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt! From Roald Dahl Funny P... More

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    3rd May 2007

    Dream Team Mission 3: Speed Challenge

    The Dream Team faces its hardest test to date: the notorious speed trials. The first person back gets the highest marks ... More

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    1st May 2006

    Dream Team Mission 1: Flying Solo

    It's time for the Dream Team to make their first solo flights, delivering dreams all over the world. Dangerous work when... More

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    18th September 2002

    Emily's Perfect Pet!

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    1st October 2004

    Ooh La La, Lottie

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    1st January 2010

    Hey! What's That Nasty Whiff?

    Hyena spends all day scrubbing, scouring and scooping up everybody else's mess. But the other animals never lend a hand ... More

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    1st June 2012

    Dream Team

    Grab a slice of the action with this dream-weaving, action-packed fantasy series for younger readers! It's time for the ... More

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    28th August 2014

    The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet

    Danny and Dinosaur are back, and this time they are going to space! But when Danny realises he's forgotten Dino's lunch ... More

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    6th March 2003

    A Family Like Mine

    This collection of family-themed short stories features contributions by Rachel Anderson, Geoff Fox, Adele Gelias, Pippa... More

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    7th August 2003

    Give Me Some Space!

    This collection of space-themed short stories features work by Pippa Goodhart, Ann Jungman, Linda Newbery, Steve May, an... More

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    15th February 2018

    Project X Origins: Lime+ Book Band, Oxford Level 12: Shadow Swap

    Scott feels jealous of his shadow - no-one notices shadows or gets cross with them, they can just fade into the backgrou... More

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    4th October 2018

    Cereal Superfan: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

    Stephen Rice is a cereal superfan. So when his supply of Cracklewheat, Corncrunch, Toastyoats and Choc-o-not-hoops runs ... More

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    4th April 2019

    Molly's Magic Wardrobe: The Mermaid Mission

    The Fairytale Hairdresser meets The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe in this magical new picture book series about a gir... More

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