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Helen Ward

  • 5 stars across 22 books
    Helen Ward trained as an illustrator at Brighton School of Art, under the direction of well-known children's illustrators such as Raymond Briggs, Justin Todd, Chris McEwan and John Vernon Lord. In 1985, her final year at Brighton, Helen was awarded the first Walker Prize for Children's Illustration.

    Awards for Helen's work include The National Art Library Awards 1998 and 2001 for The Hare and the Tortoise and her version of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows in the Templar Classic series, and The National Art Library Award for The Tin Forest. She was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award in 2003 for The Cockerel and the Fox. This book also won the award in the children's trade category at the British Book Design and Production Awards presented in November 2003.

    Helen Ward lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
    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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    1st October 2003

    Dragonology: OVER 18 MILLION OLOGY BOOKS SOLD

    MORE THAN 18 MILLION OLOGY BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE Do you believe in dragons? Said to originate from the library of eminen... More

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    1st January 2013

    The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

    The text is young and simple, and clearly portrays helpful morals through fun characters that young readers can relate t... More

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    1st October 2004

    Egyptology: OVER 18 MILLION OLOGY BOOKS SOLD

    If you enjoyed Templar's extraordinary Dragonology (New York Times Bestseller & Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week... More

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    1st July 2008

    Monsterology

    Although dragonology was Dr. Drake's vocation, this title reveals that he spent time researching many other creatures, f... More

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    4th September 2014

    Aesop's Fables

    Sixty of the most famous of Aesop's Fables have been updated and rewritten by the talented anthologist Fiona Waters, and... More

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    24th November 2008

    Dressing Jess

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    1st November 2004

    Working with Dragons

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