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Holly Sterling

  • 5 stars across 16 books

    Holly Sterling was born in Dublin and grew up in southern England. She studied Illustration and Design at the University of Sunderland, and is currently studying for an MFA in Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She was Highly Commended for the Macmillan Illustration Prize in 2013, and winner of the Seven Stories/Frances Lincoln Illustration Competition in 2012. Holly also competes for her country in karate; she is a double National Champion and Gold and Bronze medallist from the WSKA World Championships. She lives near Sunderland. She is the illustrator of 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby , 15 Things Not to Do with a Granny , 15 Things Not to Do with a Puppy and the author/ illustrator of Hiccups .

    1st February 2020

    Karate Kids

    Gi? Ready! Belt? Ready! Let's go! It's karate time. Join Maya and all her friends as they get together at the d... More

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    27th July 2016

    15 Things Not To Do With a Granny

    The hilarious follow-up to 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby has all the warmth and humour of its predecessor, focus... More

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    25th January 2016

    Everybody Feels Happy!

    Have you ever been really excited about a holiday? Have you ever made someone else happy? How did you feel? Was your smi... More

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    25th January 2016

    Everybody Feels Scared!

    Did you feel scared on your first day of school? Have you ever felt nervous talking in class? How did you feel? Did your... More

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    24th January 2018

    15 Things Not To Do With A Puppy

    Hooray! You have a new puppy! You're going to be best friends... as long as you DON'T do the following things; DON'T tea... More

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    1st October 2015

    Pop-Out and Play Nativity Story

    Create your own Nativity scene with pop-out stable and characters for hours of festive fun this Christmas! Meet ... More

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    25th January 2016

    Everybody Feels... Sad

    Have you ever lost a favourite toy? Were you sad when a pet you loved died? How did you feel? Did your eyes fill with te... More

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    25th January 2016

    Everybody Feels Angry!

    Has someone ever taken something that belongs to you? Have you ever been angry and shouted? How did you feel? Did you cl... More

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    1st September 2016

    15 Things Not to Do with a Grandma

    The hilarious follow-up to 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby has all the warmth and humor of its predecessor, focusing on ... More

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