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Grahame Baker-Smith

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Grahame is a self-taught illustrator from Oxford who completed his training at Berkshire
    School of Art. He has worked in illustration for twenty years and in 2011 won the Greenaway Medal for his inspiring tale of fatherhood, FARTHER. He has illustrated two other picture books for Templar: the Greenaway shortlisted Leon and the Place Between and The Winter's Child.
    3rd October 2019

    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

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    2nd February 2015

    The Velveteen Rabbit

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    5th April 2018

    The Rhythm of the Rain

    Issac plays in his favourite pool on the mountainside. As rain starts to fall, he empties his little jar of water into t... More

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    1st October 2011

    FArTHER

    A young boy, bewitched by his father's unrelenting passion to fly; a desperate craving that absorbs his every waking min... More

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    1st October 2013

    Winter's Child

    When Tom wishes winter would never end, he meets another boy who shares his love of snow and ice. Playing together every... More

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    1st July 2009

    Leon and the Place Between

    Wanting to prove to his brothers and sister that magic really exists, Leon volunteers to be in Abdul Kazam's magic show ... More

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    15th October 2020

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Chris Riddell's brilliant full-colour illustrated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in a sumptuous hardback and j... More

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    1st October 2012

    Robin Hood

    The champion of the destitute and downtrodden rides again. Meet young Robin Hood before he becomes the hero of Sherwood ... More

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    6th October 2016

    The Twelve Days of Christmas: Panorama Pops

    A beautiful festive pop-up book that brings to life the favourite Christmas carol. In this festive pop-up book,... More

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    6th January 2015

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Panorama Pops

    An exquisite 150th anniversary gift edition of Lewis Carroll's classic story, in association with Royal Mail. L... More

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