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Jason Cockcroft

  • 4 stars across 33 books
    Jason Cockcroft is the illustrator/author of over 40 children's books. He has worked with numerous publishers, notably illustrating covers for the last three books in the HARRY POTTER series. Jason has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and he won the inaugural Blue Peter Book Award for A PILGRIM'S PROGRESS. 
    28th February 2019

    Bad Mermaids Meet the Witches: World Book Day 2019

    Once every one hundred years, the mermaids of the Hidden Lagoon and the witches of Sinkville get together for a party! T... More

    (18 reviews)
    4th May 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

    (17 reviews)
    1st June 2017

    Bad Mermaids

    Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda are enjoying a summer on land with legs when they receive a strange CRABAGRAM ordering ... More

    (17 reviews)
    13th July 2017

    The Lost Treasure

    Polly and her new ghostly friends William, Rex and Magnus wake Li-Mei, the Chinese porcelain Fu Dog from the Red Drawing... More

    (13 reviews)
    9th February 2017

    The Moonlight Statue

    For Polly, moving to Penhallow Hall is the fresh start she's been longing for since the death of her father. Her mum has... More

    (11 reviews)
    28th January 2016

    Amazing Animal Journeys

    A beautiful, fact-filled picture book by naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham . Stunningly illustrated by Harr... More

    (7 reviews)
    14th June 2018

    Bad Mermaids: On the Rocks

    Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda, along with Steve the talking seahorse, are trapped aboard the spooky ship the Merry ... More

    (5 reviews)
    27th June 2019

    Bad Mermaids: On Thin Ice

    In the kingdom of Frostopia, mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda have come to the aid of Maritza Mist, a famous water witch... More

    (3 reviews)
    3rd September 2020

    The Accidental Wizard

    A raucously funny middle grade adventure for fans of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman... Twig is th... More

    (3 reviews)
    9th February 2017

    Amazing Animal Babies

    A beautiful, fact-filled picture book by naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham, stunningly illustrated by Harry Po... More

    (2 reviews)
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