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Leigh Hodgkinson

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Leigh Hodgkinson is an award winning animator, and was the creative director of the first Charlie and Lola animation series. Leigh wrote and illustrated her debut picture book Colin and the Snoozebox for Orchard, which has received huge critical acclaim, and was swiftly followed by Colin and Wrong Shadow, and Smile! starring her new character Sunny McCloud. Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate was Leigh's first collaboration with an author. Leigh lives on a hill in London with her husband.
    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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    30th August 2007

    Little Foxes

    A spellbinding animal story from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. Bullied at school,... More

    (1 review)
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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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    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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    1st August 2018

    Olobob Top: Let's Visit Norbet's Shop

    The Olobobs are having a party for Gurdy, but one thing is missing...a present! Join Tib, Lalloo, and Bobble on their tr... More

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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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    • Olobob Top: Let's Visit Norbet's Shop

      Olobob Top: Let's Visit Norbet's Shop

      by sfk

      Our five year old loved sharing this book with me and her thirteen year old brother! She loved the fold out pages as well as the increasing numbers in...

    • Elephant

      Elephant

      The story tells of a little boy who wants to play with his grandparents, but they are busy doing jobs, so he starts playing with his elephant friend b...

    • Elephant

      Elephant

      by Mrs W

      A beautifully illustrated book about a little boy who is feeling ignored by his grandparents. He plays with his 'elephant' who obviously creates a mes...

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