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  • 5 stars across 33 books
    Mick Inkpen Biography
    Mick Inkpen is one of the world's best-selling children's illustrators and authors. His most popular books Kipper and Wibbly Pig have reached millions of young readers worldwide. His stories have been translated into over 20 different languages and have sold over 4 million copies. He has won the British Book Award twice and been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. He also won a BAFTA for Kipper as the best animated children's film in 1998. 

    Born in Romford in 1952, Mick began his career as a graphic designer where he worked with children's author Nick Butterworth. They developed a cartoon strip for the Sunday Express magazine, later to become a first series of children's picture books and they also worked in children's television.

    Mick Inkpen Facts
    Mick first ventured into children's books when he became a father and he now collaborates on picture books with his daughter, Chloe.

    Our favourite Mick Inkpen Characters
    Kipper - from the Kipper series
    Wibbly Pig - from the Wibbly Pig series
    Zoe - from the Zoe and Beans series
    16th March 2006

    Jasper: Jasper's Beanstalk

    On Monday Jasper finds a bean. In spite of all the attention he lavishes on it, the bean will just not grow. This decep... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Kipper's Beach Ball

    Cuddle up with Kipper! A classic Kipper title, reissued for a new generation of children. Kipper opens his cornfla... More

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    5th June 2008

    Just Like Jasper

    A bright, colourful picture book for very young children in which the reader helps Jasper choose how to spend his birthd... More

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    22nd July 2005

    Stories Jesus Told

    This omnibus edition includes eight of Jesus' best loved stories. Children relate to stories and there was never a bette... More

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    24th August 2012

    The Fox's Tale: The First Christmas

    On a cold starry night above the hills of Bethlehem, a hungry fox is looking for some supper. Suddenly, the sky is full ... More

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    16th February 2006

    Kipper: Kipper's Birthday

    Kipper first appeared on four legs in the Mick Inkpen timeless picture book - "The Blue Balloon". The picture book, "Kip... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Ten Silver Coins

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. Oh dear! Here is a woman who... More

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    20th February 2015

    The Cat's Tale

    A sleepy cat up on the roof spies something interesting going on in the courtyard below - rushing around, guests... food... More

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    20th February 2015

    The Magpie's Tale

    A cheeky magpie is protecting his horde of sparkling treasure one hot afternoon when he sees a crowd begin to gather. As... More

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    1st January 1997

    Bear

    Have you ever had a bear fall out of the sky right in front of you? When Bear falls into Sophie's playpen he takes her d... More

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