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Nadia Shireen

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Nadia Shireen enjoyed making homemade magazines and comics as a child. She studied law at university and then worked in magazine journalism; it was during this time that she started to draw again. After a lifetime of doodling in the sidelines, Nadia decided to pay some attention to drawing and in 2007 was accepted onto an MA course in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Her debut book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She lives in London.
    21st January 2021

    Slug in Love: a funny, adorable hug of a book

    The irresistible story of one slug's search for love from picture book bestsellers Rachel Bright and Nadia Shireen. ... More

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    31st May 2018

    Billy and the Beast

    One of The Observer's Best Children's Books of 2018! 'It's a great story for everyone, especially those not ... More

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    11th July 2019

    Billy and the Dragon

    'Shireen's latest book confirms her as one of the brightest and best picture book creators working in Britain today.... More

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    26th April 2012

    Raccoon Rampage

    From the award-winning author of the Spy Dog series comes a wildly funny tale in HarperCollins' Awesome Animals series... More

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    5th April 2012

    The Baby that Roared

    A hilarious and quirky picture book full of appealing animal characters, written by renowned author Simon Puttock and wi... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Raccoon Rampage - The Raid

    From the award-winning author of the Spy Dog series comes a wildly funny tale in HarperCollins' Awesome Animals series... More

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    6th June 2013

    Raccoon Rampage

    From the award-winning author of the Spy Dog series comes a wildly funny tale in HarperCollins' Awesome Animals series -... More

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    4th July 2013

    Raccoon Rampage - The Raid

    From the award-winning author of the Spy Dog series comes a wildly funny tale in HarperCollins' Awesome Animals series -... More

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