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Leigh Hodgkinson

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Leigh Hodgkinson is the talent behind picture books such as Colin and the Snoozebox (Orchard), Goldilocks and Just the One Bear (Nosy Crow) and Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate (Orchard) to name but a few. She is an award-winning animator who was art director on the BAFTA-award winning series Charlie and Lola. Leigh has an amazing eye for colour, design, print and pattern. Are you Sitting Comfortably? is her first book for Bloomsbury. She lives in Lewes, near Brighton, with her husband and their two young children.
    14th July 2016

    The Famishing Vanishing Mahoosive Mammoth

    'I'm so famishing I'm vanishing!' The famishing vanishing mahoosive mammoth is a hairy beast who simply can't think of ... More

    (11 reviews)
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    1st February 2010

    Elephant

    Imaginative young minds will love this bold, contemporary picture book about a boy and his rather unusual best friend. ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    7th June 2012

    Goldilocks and Just the One Bear

    Many years have passed since Goldilocks caused chaos at the Bears' house in the woods, but what happens when Little Bear... More

    (4 reviews)
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    10th March 2016

    Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Hello there! Are you sitting comfortably? Are you sure? Have you found the perfect snuggle-up-and-lose-yourself-in-a-boo... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th May 2010

    Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate

    When Kate P Green goes for tea with the Queen, she gets more than she bargained for in this hilariously anarchic look ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    4th April 2013

    Troll Swap

    Timothy Limpet feels out of place in the troll family - he likes things to be just so, and most trolls, frankly, don't. ... More

    (1 review)
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    1st July 2003

    Little Fox

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    7th May 2015

    The Big Monster Snoreybook

    A hilarious, inventive book packed with plenty of things to see. While the text introduces readers to a cast of curious ... More

    (1 review)
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    3rd May 2012

    Magical Mix-Up: Birthdays and Bridesmaids

    Princess Sapphire and Witch Emerald live in the mixed-up land of Mixtopia, where everything is just a little bit odd . .... More

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    1st March 2012

    Don't Put Your Pants on Your Head, Fred!

    If your pants drive you potty and getting dressed is a disaster, then this is the book for you! Learning how to get... More

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