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Nicholas Allan

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Nicholas Allan studied Fine Art at the Slade and has completed an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His highly original picture books have won him several awards including the Sheffield Children's Book Award for The Queen's Knickers and the Federation of Children's Books Best Picture Book Award for Demon Teddy. He is also the author of Hilltop Hospital, a book that has been adapted into a BAFTA-winning television series. Nicholas Allan is the author/illustrator of over thirty children's books.
    24th October 2013

    Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps!

    Father Christmas is back, and this time he's had three helping of sprouts! As he tries to deliver the presents, his tumm... More

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    6th October 2011

    The Bump: A New Baby

    Tender and witty, this is a wonderful celebration of a baby's arrival into the world. A funny and poignant book explorin... More

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    6th June 2013

    The Royal Nappy: A Royal Baby Book

    Meet the Royal Baby and of course, Nanny, who looks after the Royal Baby and the all-important Royal Nappy Cabinet! A f... More

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    3rd October 1996

    Jesus' Christmas Party

    One of a series of small-format paperback editions of popular picture books, this is a retelling of the Christmas story ... More

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    9th May 1998

    The Queen's Knickers

    A girl looks forward to the Queen's visit to her school and wonders what knickers Her Majesty will choose to wear. Will ... More

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    1st March 1994

    Hilltop Hospital

    There's never a dull moment at Hilltop Hospital. Whether Mrs Indianopolis the elephant is giving birth, or Gertrude the ... More

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    4th December 1997

    The Happy Princess: Story of the Princess of Wales

    A picture book which tells the story of Diana, Princess of Wales, from childhood pleasures to marriage to the heir to th... More

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    1st May 1997

    The Bird

    The hermit is furious when a bird invades the peace of his island. They just can't live together - but, then again, they... More

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