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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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    7th June 2012

    Goldilocks and Just the One Bear

    Awarding-winning artist and animator Leigh Hodgkinson is the creator of this funny and clever fractured fairy tale based... More

    (7 reviews)
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    7th July 2003

    Handa's Hen

    In the sequel to the modern classic, Handa's Surprise , two girls count all of the exotic and exciting animals th... More

    (7 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 frien... More

    (7 reviews)
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    16th May 2017

    Little Foxes

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

    (5 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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    4th April 2013

    Troll Swap

    Awarding-winning artist and animator Leigh Hodgkinson is the creator of this hilarious and heart-warming picture book, p... More

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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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    9th 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

    (2 reviews)
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    7th May 2015

    The Big Monster Snoreybook

    Awarding-winning artist and animator Leigh Hodgkinson is the creator of this hilarious, inventive picture book, packed w... More

    (1 review)
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    • Troll Swap

      Troll Swap

      by RCY2

      Year 2 loved this book! They loved the way Tabitha and Timothy were not quite the same as ordinary trolls and girls.  It was colourful, funny and a de...

    • Little Foxes

      Little Foxes

      This was a excellent book, and it gripped me from the start to the end. My favourite character was the oldest fox because I really like foxes. The age...

    • Little Foxes

      Little Foxes

      An absolutely beautifully told story. I found this book a joy to read but at times very sad. There is sadly quite a lot of violence towards animals th...

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