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Graham Philpot

  • 4 stars across 22 books
    Graham Philpot was born and brought up in Suffolk. He worked in design, editorial and advertising ("from Mars bar labels, to Times newspaper cartoons, to London Transport posters"), before turning to children's books after the birth of his first child. In 1994 he won the Children's Book Award for Best Picture Book for Amazing Anthony Ant, produced with his wife Laura. Anthony Ant is now an international television cartoon character!
    1st September 2011

    Emperor and the Nightingale

    The classic Hans Christian Andersen story retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. The nightingale s... More

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    28th September 2007

    The Dragon and the Phoenix

    Also available as ebook with narration in British English (only on tablets that support audio). A retelling of a Chinese... More

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    27th September 2007

    Hopscotch: Histories: Tutankhamun and the Golden Chariot

    Young Tutankhamun is given a golden chariot, but he's not allowed to ride it outside the palace gates. How can he prove ... More

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    10th February 2015

    Must Know Stories: Level 2: Jack the Giant Killer

    Jack's village is in deep trouble. The giant Cormoran keeps stealing their food and they have nothing left to eat. Jac... More

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    8th August 2019

    Emperor and the Nightingale

    The nightingale's song is beautiful. Every day, she sings for the Emperor - but she's just an ordinary brown bird. Can t... More

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    27th March 2014

    Must Know Stories: Level 1: Hansel and Gretel

    Hansel and Gretel saw a pretty cottage, covered in gingerbread and sweets...A beautifully illustrated retelling of this ... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 9: Class Pack of 24

    The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which ha... More

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    1st November 2012

    The Dragon and the Phoenix

    A retelling of a Chinese folktale about a dragon, a phoenix, the Queen of Heaven and a very special pebble... Featuring ... More

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    31st January 2008

    The Fish that Talked

    When Manu rescues a tiny fish from the stream, he has no idea what lies in store. Soon, the world is in danger and only ... More

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