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Holly Swain

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Holly Swain was born and grew up in Canterbury, Kent. She went on to study Illustration at U.W.E Bristol, and this was followed by a Masters in Narrative Illustration at the University of Brighton. She now lives in Hove with her husband and two young daughters.

    Debbie Singleton grew up in Middlesbrough. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University. She has travelled extensively over the world and has lived in Texas, Alaska, Trinidad, Western Australia while also working on an oil rig in the North Sea. She was inspired to start writing by her two young daughters. She lives in Esher. This is her first picture book.
    4th January 2007

    A New Home for a Pirate

    'Shiver me timbers!' Pirate Jed is not happy . . . Imagine a pirate who feels seasick all the time. That's Pirate Jed! F... More

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    1st May 2012

    Dotty Inventions: And Some Real Ones Too.

    Find out about how everyday things were invented, in this mix of fantasy and science! Eccentric inventor Professor Dorot... More

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    4th May 2009

    The Perfect Baby

    A brilliant tale of sibling rivalry which culminates in a happy ending. The ideal picture book for a child expecting a... More

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    2nd March 2017

    The New Adventures of Mr Toad: A Race for Toad Hall

    Teejay (which stands for Toad Junior), Mo and Ratty are exploring the ruined grounds of Toad Hall. After falling into a ... More

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    1st March 2008

    Miss Fox

    Miss Fox is a wonderful teacher. She buys all the children in her class doughnuts and chocolates and cakes with pink ici... More

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    6th September 2012

    The King Who Wouldn't Sleep

    There once was a king who wouldn't sleep - not even a wink! - until he found the perfect prince for his lovely daughter.... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Time to Read: Miss Fox

    When Miss Fox takes the class out on a long, lonely nature walk, Lily is the only one who sees through Miss Fox's dazz... More

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