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Korky Paul

  • 5 stars across 155 books
    Korky Paul Biography
    Korky Paul is an award-winning illustrator of many children's books including Winnie the Witch, The Fish Who Could Wish and The Wonky Donkey.

    Korky Paul (real name: Hamish Vigne Christie Paul) was born in Zimbabwe in 1951 and started scribbling cartoons from an early age. He attended the Durban School of Art before working at an advertising agency. In 1976 he left for Greece where he illustrated his first children's books which were aimed at educating Greek children to speak "the Queen's English". He then worked in London and LA before his first pop-up book The Crocodile and the Dumper Truck was published in 1980. His book Winnie the Witch won the Children's Book Award in 1987 and has been published in 10 languages. 

    Korky now lives in Oxford with his family.

    Our favourite Korky Paul Book Characters
    Winnie the Witch - from Winnie and Wilbur: Whizz Bang Winnie
    Doofus - from Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants
    29th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Witch

    Winnie shares her big black house with Wilbur her big black cat. So sometimes she accidentally trips over him. Ouch! Aft... More

    (15 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur in Space

    Three, two, one . . . whoosh! Winnie and Wilbur zoom into space! Dodging satellites and flying saucers, they find the pe... More

    (9 reviews)
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    7th February 2008

    The Fish Who Could Wish

    Deep in the ocean lives a fish whose wishes come true! He wishes for all sorts of crazy things - a castle, a car, and ev... More

    (7 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur at the Seaside

    Zoom! Winnie and Wilbur are off to the seaside. Winnie is having a whale of a time but Wilbur hates getting wet. He'd mu... More

    (7 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Amazing Pumpkin

    When Winnie and Wilbur decide to grow some vegetables, they end up with a gigantic pumpkin that's big enough to feed the... More

    (7 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Flying Carpet

    Winnie and Wilbur have had a few accidents on their wayward flying carpet. But then disaster strikes when Wilbur is whis... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st September 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: Happy Birthday, Winnie

    Abracadabra! Everything is ready for a fabulous birthday. But when the party's in full swing, Winnie toots her new trump... More

    (5 reviews)
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    4th June 2015

    Sir Scallywag and the Battle for Stinky Bottom

    Sir Scallywag is back and mightier than ever! King Colin is in need of our 6-year-old-hero Sir Scallywag's help again. T... More

    (4 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: The New Computer

    Winnie and Wilbur are super excited when their new computer arrives. Winnie decides she won't need her book of spells or... More

    (4 reviews)
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    18th August 2016

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Midnight Dragon

    It's midnight when a baby dragon squeezes through Wilbur's cat flap. He's playful and cute but with smoke coming out of ... More

    (4 reviews)
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