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  • 4 stars across 36 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
    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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    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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    5th May 2008

    Animal Tales

    Three fantastic animal stories in one volume from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. Jo-Jo the Me... More

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    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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    11th March 2010

    Wonderful Earth!: An Interactive Book for Hours of Fun Learning

    We have a wonderful Earth! The Creation story is shown in this colorful book through interactive elements such as lift t... 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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    16th October 2003

    Blue Nose Island: Ploo and the Terrible Gnobbler

    The story starts like this. There is a dog with a blue nose, whose name is Dig. Suddenly, from under the bedclothes, pee... More

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    1st September 2006

    Stories Jesus Told Colouring Book

    Read the parables and colour your favourite Bible stories from Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen.... More

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    1st October 2006

    Who Made Me?

    This book aims to show the facts of life in their proper human context, based on the author's own experience in answerin... More

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    20th May 2011

    The Lost Sheep

    My Very First Bible published to high acclaim in 2003 and its popular stories and bright illustrations have since gone o... 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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    17th May 1990

    School Trip

    A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. Mick Inkpen is the li... More

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    19th April 2007

    School Trip

    A much-loved classic from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. Are you ready for the school tr... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The House on the Rock

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable. Two men went to build houses. One foun... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The Good Stranger

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable. Some robbers attack a poor man and lea... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The Precious Pearl

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable.The Precious Pearl tells the story of h... 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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    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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    1st January 2009

    The Little Gate

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. A tall, proud camel, carryin... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Rich Farmer

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. The Rich Farmer tells the st... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Two Sons

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. A farmer has two sons. One d... More

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    20th February 2015

    The Mouse's Tale

    A little mouse that lives on a fishing boat is minding his own business, nibbling fishing nets and scampering about, whe... More

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    14th January 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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    15th July 2016

    Bible Stories & Tales Green Collection

    Six scintillating stories and tremendous tales by the best-selling Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen. The six picture boo... More

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    15th July 2016

    Bible Stories & Tales Blue Collection

    Six scintillating stories and tremendous tales by the best-selling Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen. The six picture boo... More

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    31st October 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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    31st October 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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    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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    31st October 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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    31st October 1997

    Bear

    Have you ever had a bear fall out of the sky right in front of you? This is what happens in this title. The bear drinks ... 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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    1st August 1995

    Lullabyhullaballoo

    The sun is down, the moon is up, and it's past bedtime. But outside the castle there's an awful lot of noise! Will the p... More

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