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  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Jarvis studied graphic design and previously worked as a record sleeve designer, website designer and an animation director before becoming a children's book maker. His books with Walker include Mrs Mole, I'm Home! and Alan's Big, Scary Teeth, which won the 2017 V&A Best Illustrated Book. Jarvis lives in Manchester with his wife and their dog and cat. 
    4th February 2016

    Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

    An alligator who snaps, becomes an alligator who th-naps in this hilarious, heart-warming story of making new friends an... More

    (40 reviews)
    5th September 2019

    Pick a Pumpkin

    Pick a pumpkin from the patch - t all and lean or short and fat. Vivid orange, ghostly white, or speckled g... More

    (18 reviews)
    1st October 2017

    Pick a Pine Tree

    Pick a pine tree from the lot - slim and tall, or short and squat! Long straight limbs or branches bent - Mmm! Just smel... More

    (13 reviews)
    1st October 2015

    Poles Apart!

    An epic picture book voyage full of friendship and adventure by award-winning author Jeanne Willis. Everybody knows th... More

    (8 reviews)
    3rd March 2022

    The Boy with Flowers in His Hair

    A warm and powerful story that brings to life a pure and poignant friendship that children will never forget. D... More

    (7 reviews)
    6th April 2017

    Mrs Mole, I'm Home!

    Root for Morris the spectacle-wearing mole to find his way home in this laugh-out-loud story from Jarvis, the creato... More

    (6 reviews)
    7th June 2018

    Tropical Terry

    Terry wants to stand out. But, in Coral Reef City, it's sometimes better to blend in... Coral Reef City is home... More

    (5 reviews)
    2nd August 2018

    Spike: The Hedgehog Who Lost His Prickles

    This rollicking rhyming picture book by award-winning author, Jeanne Willis, is guaranteed to cause giggles. Spike, a l... More

    (5 reviews)
    18th August 2008


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    5th April 2018

    Hello, Hot Dog

    Hot Dog is chilling out on some comfy bread with some corn and a couple of fries when - DISASTER! It looks like he's abo... More

    (4 reviews)
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