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Liz Pichon

  • 5 stars across 34 books
    Liz Pichon Biography
    When Liz was little, she loved to draw, paint and make things. Her mum used to say she was very good at making a mess (which is still true today!). She kept drawing and went to art school, where she earned a degree in graphic design. She worked as a designer and art director in the music industry, and her freelance work has appeared on a wide variety of products. Liz is the author-illustrator of several picture books. The Tom Gates books are her first series of books, written and illustrated for older children. They have won several prestigious awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award. The books have been translated into forty-one languages worldwide. The next title in the Tom Gates books is Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans, published on the 3rd May 2018.

    Our favourite Liz Pichon Book Characters
    Little Croc - from My Little Sister Doris
    Tom Gates - from Tom Gates Series
    7th April 2016

    Spinderella

    A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. ... More

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    1st March 2012

    Everything's Amazing (sort of)

    This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories. "Back to schoo... More

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    6th March 2014

    Jack and the Jelly Bean Stalk

    A fun, light-hearted twist on the Jack and Beanstalk fairy tale. Any child that's familiar with the original will find p... More

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    7th August 2014

    Fluffy and Scruffy

    Fluffy is a sleek and lovely kitty. Her claws are manicured and her home is spotless. Her neighbour, Scruffy, is N... More

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    7th February 2013

    Dave

    A reissue of this hilarious picture book with a stunning glittery cover. Written by Sue Hendra, the creator of the bes... More

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    3rd July 2014

    My Little Sister Doris

    Little Croc wants a pet. But his mum and dad have other news - they are expecting a baby. And when Baby Doris arri... More

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    3rd May 2010

    The Real Story of Cinderella and the Ugly Sisters

    The Real Story of Cinderella and the Ugly Sisters by Liz Pichon... More

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    1st May 2014

    My Big Brother, Boris

    Little Croc loves his big brother, Boris. But lately Boris has been acting strangely. All he wants to do is eat an... More

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    5th February 2004

    Beautiful Bananas

    Beautiful Bananas ia an imaginative picture book in the African folktale tradition. A little girl sets off through the ... More

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    3rd July 2006

    Bored Bill

    Bill is bored. Not just a bit bored but really really bored. His owner Mrs Pickle is never bored. She's always busy read... More

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    4th July 2013

    Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes: Split-Page Book

    First came the phenomenal bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales with sales over 100,000 copies to date, and now comes... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf

    Little Wolf doesn't want to be a big bad wolf. She dreams of being good and kind. But when she is sent out to catch d... More

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    5th January 2009

    The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf

    Mother Pig has had enough of her three horrid little pigs. So she packs their bags and sends them on their way. The firs... More

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    22nd October 2004

    Bedtime Poems Moonlight Rhymes

    This gorgeously illustrated collection of bedtime nursery rhymes for young children features verse by classic poets such... More

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    4th September 2003

    Friendly Snowman

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    1st September 2002

    Spinderella: Blue Banana

    A fantastic illustrated book written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, for Egmont's Blue Banana series. Spinde... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Swallows and Spiders: Blue Banana Bind Up

    The Gruffalo, for Egmont's Blue Banana series. In Follow the Swallow Chack the blackbird needs to get a message to his f... More

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    25th January 2005

    Fy Mrawd Mawr Moc

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    30th September 2004

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 2: Snapdragons: What Is It?

    Written by top children's authors such as award-winning Gillian Cross, Malachy Doyle and Pippa Goodhart Snapdragons are ... More

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    5th September 2016

    The First Christmas

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    16th June 2016

    William the Good

    Everyone's favourite troublemaker is back! William is up to his old tricks in Richmal Crompton's William the ... More

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    1st August 2009

    Penguins!

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    1st June 2008

    Penguins!

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    10th June 2010

    Dave

    Dave the cat is a great big ol' greedy guts. He loves his dinners. One unfortunate day, after eating a bit too much, he ... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Three Billy Goats Fluff

    When Mr Troll threatens to eat the Three Billy Goats Fluff for trip-trapping over his bridge too loudly, Mother Goat com... More

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    4th August 2008

    My Little Sister, Doris

    When Mum and Dad croc say they have a suprise for Moris he is delighted...until he realises he's getting a baby sister! ... More

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    4th August 2008

    My Big Brother, Boris

    Little Croc and his big brother, Boris, used to be best friends. But lately Boris has turned into a grumpy teenage croc ... More

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    4th September 2003

    Father Christmas

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    4th September 2003

    Christmas Angel

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    4th September 2003

    Santa's Reindeer

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    3rd January 2013

    Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes

    First came the phenomenal bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales with sales over 100,000 copies to date, and now comes Mixed u... More

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    6th April 2000

    Starting Off with Counting

    "Starting Off with..." is a brand new series written to give children aged 5 and upwards a head start in early maths. Th... More

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