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  • 5 stars across 55 books
    Jane Ray was born in Chingford, North East London. After a degree course at Middlesex University in Ceramics and 3-D Design she began her career by designing greeting cards. Jane's first picture book A Balloon for Grandad was shortlisted for the prestigious Mother Goose Prize for first-time book illustrators. Jane's illustration style is instantly recognisable and she is well known internationally. The rights to her books are sold throughout the world and she has gained as much success in America as she has in the UK. Jane lives in London with her husband, a music conductor, and their three children.
    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

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    7th September 2017

    Worry Angels

    Amy May knows about webs of worries - so many people she meets are caught in them, from her own artist dad to newly ar... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Zeraffa Giraffa

    This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826. A young ... More

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    30th October 2012

    Snow White

    Discover the magic of Snow White in this petite edition of the classic fairytale, created especially for little re... More

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    12th September 2013

    The Fairy Doll and other Tales from the Dolls' House: The Best of Rumer Godden

    'Dolls cannot tell you anything, but often their wish is as strong as telling. Have you ever felt a doll's wish?' W... More

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    6th June 2013

    Noah's Ark

    The simple language and vibrant colours of this new edition of Lucy Cousins's beloved Noah's Ark breathe fresh l... More

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    1st November 2010

    Aladdin

    Available for the first time as a paperback picture book, this exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Aladdin is a must f... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Hummingbird

    "One of the prettiest works of non-fiction you are likely to see... It is ravishing." The Sunday Times From... More

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    6th March 2014

    Ahmed and the Feather Girl

    Ahmed is a poor orphan boy who lives with a travelling circus, working for cruel Madame Saleem, the circus-owner. But ... More

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    7th July 2008

    The Lost Happy Endings

    What would happen if we lost the happy endings to stories - imagine the tears at bedtime! A fantastic and magical tale a... More

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