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Hannah Shaw

  • 5 stars across 38 books

    Sean Taylor is an award-winning author of over 50 books for young readers of many different ages. As well as writing, he has many years' experience visiting schools, where he works with poetry and storytelling to encourage young people to write themselves. He lives with his wife and two sons in Bristol. www.seantaylorstories.com

    Hannah Shaw graduated from Brighton University with a BA in Illustration. Since then she has worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, but has also worked in a chocolate shop and a bead factory. Since childhood she has had a passion for writing stories and creating characters to illustrate them. She currently lives in a tiny village in Gloucestershire with Ben the blacksmith and Ren the dog. Her books include Evil Weasel which won the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2009 (voted for by 8,000 children) and Crocodiles are the Best Animals of All with Sean Taylor for Frances Lincoln.

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    3rd September 2015

    The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life

    A jam-fuelled week of disaster is set in motion by a single doughnut! Roman Garstang is obsessed with food - particular... More

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    5th February 2015

    Sophie's Snail

    Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! A classic story for young readers by the beloved... More

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    6th July 2016

    Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door

    A tiger in the back garden! A bird-eating spider in the cupboard! Elmo and his sister love playing in the jungle house n... More

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    6th August 2015

    The World-Famous Cheese Shop Break-in

    There it was, between The Greengrocer' s and The Underwear Outfitters. The Cheese Shop. It was... More

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    4th February 2016

    Bear on a Bike

    Bear is delivering a present to Mouse - but how can he get there? Bear takes whatever means of transport he can fi... More

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    4th March 2013

    The Disgusting Sandwich

    One day, a boy drops his sandwich in a sandpit, and the race is on! A very hungry badger wants it, but he's just n... More

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    3rd March 2011

    The Grizzly Bear with the Frizzly Hair

    The Grizzly Bear with the Frizzly Hair could frighten the feathers off a peacock..."Yipes!" blinked the itzy-bitzy rabbi... More

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    5th February 2015

    Sophie's Tom

    Five-year-old Sophie finds that going to school and making friends is more difficult than running a farm! The ups and do... More

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    10th October 2009

    The Great Hamster Massacre

    A very natural and honest version of life's events from the perspective of a young girl - from her suspicions about her ... More

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    1st May 2013

    The Snake Who Came to Stay

    Polly has set up a pets' holiday home for the summer and with a house full of greedy guinea pigs, pesky parrots and slit... More

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    1st March 2007

    Ghaddar the Ghoul and other Palestinian Stories

    Why do snakes eat frogs? What makes a man-eating ghoul turn vegetarian? And how can a woman make a bored prince smile? T... More

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    2nd February 2012

    The Fabulous Phartlehorn Affair

    A hilarious fantastical romp from a talented debut author. Bruno Pockley has a talent. A prodigious talent. But he's on... More

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    17th December 2015

    Y Frechdan Ych-A-Fi

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    5th July 2010

    The Sleep Sheep

    You're exasperating, Sylvie, her mother says. I'm not trying to be exasperating, Mommy, Sylvie replies, I just can't sle... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Great Rabbit Rescue

    Joe has gone to live with his dad, leaving behind his beloved pet rabbit. Anna and Suzanne try to look after it for him,... More

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    4th June 2015

    Sophie in the Saddle

    Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! From the beloved author of Babe comes the fifth... More

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    4th June 2015

    Sophie's Lucky

    Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! From the beloved author of Babe comes the last ... More

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    26th April 2012

    Who Ate Auntie Iris?

    One little chinchilla loves going to visit her Auntie Iris - but there's danger in the air at the block of flats where... More

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    3rd February 2011

    How to Catch a Criminal

    In this Guide to Trouble, Max and Molly will show you, clever reader: 1. How to kick a ball into Mrs Quibble's garden. ... More

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    4th June 2015

    Sophie Is Seven

    Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! From the beloved author of Babe comes the fourt... More

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    1st August 2012

    Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door

    Beautifully packaged book from Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson and illustrated by the wonderful Hannah Shaw. A ti... More

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    5th April 2010

    The Sleep Sheep

    When Sylvie can't get to sleep she tries counting sheep. But the sheep have other ideas . like dancing, rollerblad... More

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    8th August 2009

    Number Rhymes: Tens and Teens

    This entertaining collection of rhymes explores counting backwards, counting in twos, and counting numbers beyond 10. Fr... More

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    6th May 2010

    Crocodiles are the Best Animals of All!

    The animals watch in amazement as Crocodile demonstrates how he is the best animal of all. He can climb better than Moun... More

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    1st February 2012

    Max and Molly's Guide to Trouble: How to Build an Abominable Snowman

    In this Guide to Trouble, Max and Molly will show you, clever reader: 1. How to get snowed in with only EMERGENCY BEANS... More

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    4th August 2011

    Max and Molly's Guide to Trouble: How to be a Genius

    In this Guide to Trouble, Max and Molly will show you, clever reader: 1. How to mend a puncture WITH MUD 2. How to cove... More

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    5th September 2013

    Time to Read: We Have Lift-Off!

    Mr Tanner the farmer pollutes his farm and mistreats his animals, leading them to stage a rebellion. They build an int... More

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    5th September 2013

    Time to Read: Crocodiles are the Best Animals of All!

    The animals watch in amazement as Crocodile demonstrates how he is the best animal of all. He can climb better than Mo... More

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    5th February 2015

    Sophie Hits Six

    Six-year-old Sophie faces home and school life in her unique, stoic fashion, which will draw a smile from both the young... More

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    5th September 2013

    Time to Read: Who Ate Auntie Iris?

    One little chinchilla loves going to visit her Auntie Iris - but there's danger in the air at the block of flats where s... More

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    1st April 2013

    We Have Lift-Off!

    Mr Tanner the farmer pollutes his farm and mistreats his animals, leading them to stage a rebellion. They build an int... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Max and Molly's Guide to Trouble: How to Stop a Viking Invasion

    In this Guide to Trouble, Max and Molly will show you, clever reader: 1. How to spot a VIKING even when he is in di... More

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    5th September 2013

    Time to Read: the Grizzly Bear with the Frizzly Hair

    The Grizzly Bear with the Frizzly Hair could frighten the feathers off a peacock..."Yipes!" blinked the itzy-bitzy rabbi... More

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    5th January 2012

    Great Animal Antics: BINDUP OF HAMSTER MASSACRE/RABBIT RESCUE

    Two brilliant stories about Anna, her brother Tom, and their neighbours, Suzanne and Joe-down-the-road, as they investig... More

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    5th July 2018

    Sophie's Adventures

    Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! A bind-up of three classic stories for young rea... More

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    1st August 2019

    Sophie's Further Adventures

    From the beloved author of Babe come three more adventures from feisty farmer-to-be Sophie. Now whimsically re-imagined ... More

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