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Helen Cann

  • 5 stars across 29 books
    Jacqueline Julesis the author of over two dozen books for children, including the award-winning Zapato Power series and Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain. A former school librarian and teacher, Jacqueline enjoys visiting schools to share her passion for reading and writing. She is a word person, who loves rearranging words on the page, the same way people have fun fitting the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle together. She lives in Arlington, Virginia. Helen Cann's illustrations have graced the pages of almost thirty books. She has won several international awards, including the Nautilus Award and Junior Library Guild Award for Little Leap Forward and New York's Bank Street College award for Brigid's Cloak. Her books have been exhibited around the world. She loves to travel and has seen the Northern Lights, slept in an igloo, eaten reindeer with Sami herders, and journeyed 1,300 miles in a sailing boat across the North Atlantic searching for whales. Having painted in studios of all shapes and sizes, she now stirs up inspiration above the sugary smells of a milkshake shop in seaside Brighton, UK.
    17th April 2014

    The Lion Bible for Children

    Murray Watts is one of the UK's foremost retellers of the Bible. He combines expert Bible knowledge with skilful storyte... More

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    21st June 2013

    Prayers from the Bible

    With striking illustrations throughout, this little prayer book is an ideal gift for children 5+. The prayers are based ... More

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    21st September 2018

    On That Christmas Night

    Alison Jay has illustrated many books for children, and her beautiful paintings are instantly recognisable. In On That C... More

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    1st September 2004

    The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories

    Open this gorgeous book and you will be transported to the magical world of the ballet. All the jewels of the classical ... More

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    1st October 2011

    Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing

    A sensitively written, real-life story about a boy called Little Leap Forward, growing up in the hutongs of Beijing in t... More

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    1st October 2012

    Inuk Quartet : The Snowstorm

    After the long, dark winter, Leiv, Narua, Apuluk and Solvi are ready for adventure. They decide to head north with two d... More

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    15th June 2012

    Father and Daughter Tales

    A meaningful collection of tales about the daughters of kings, merchants, warriors and peasants, and their relationships... More

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    1st October 2012

    The Raiders Inuk Quartet

    This second volume of the Inuk Quartet continues the exciting adventures of Leiv, Apuluk and Narua established in The Sh... More

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