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Joe Todd-Stanton

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Joe Todd-Stanton grew up in Brighton and was taught to draw by his mother, who is also an illustrator. He studied at UWE Bristol, receiving a first class degree in Illustration. Stanton has been commissioned to work for clients such as Oxford University Press, Usborne Publishing and Aquila magazine. His first picture book,  Arthur and the Golden Rope  , was published by Flying Eye Books in 2016.
    1st March 2017

    The Secret of Black Rock

    Erin loves to lie on the jetty, looking for the weirdest fish in the sea-the weirder, the better! And she knows the best... More

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    3rd March 2022

    The Comet

    When Nyla has to leave her home in the countryside to start life again in the city, all she can think about is everythin... More

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    7th September 2017

    Greta Zargo and the Death Robots from Outer Space

    Nobody knew it at that moment, but only three things stood in the way of the complete destruction of the Earth: one elde... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

    In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing... More

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    8th September 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 2: Big Animal Vet

    Follow a vet as he travels around in his helicopter, looking after sick and injured animals on an African wildlife reser... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Greta Zargo and the Amoeba Monsters from the Middle of the Earth

    Greta Zargo doesn't know it, but once again she is about to unwittingly and unknowingly save the world ... Intrepid you... More

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    1st July 2021

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    Soar into this modern Japanese classic about a young witch and her clever cat with this new translation by Emily Bal... More

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    12th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8: Icarus

    Children can dream of what it is like to fly in this reworking of Ovid's classic myth, told through the eyes of servant ... More

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    26th March 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 17: Myths and Legends Kit

    This kit sifts out the ingredients of classic myths and legends, using stories from all over the world as examples. Lear... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 8-9: Class Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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