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Nicola Kinnear

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Nicola Kinnear

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Nicola Davies is an award-winning author whose many books for children include A First Book of Nature, A First Book of Animals, Tiny, Lots, The Promise, King of the Sky, Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Just Ducks, Poo and the Heroes of the Wild series. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Nicola lives in Crickhowell, Wales. Visit Nicola at www.nicola-davies.com, or follow her on Twitter under the handle @nicolakidsbooks.

    Nicola Kinnear is a children's illustrator, storyteller and part-time bookseller. Ariki and the Giant Shark will be her first fully illustrated title. Visit Nicola at nicolakinnear.com, or follow her on Twitter under the handle @Nicola_Ella.
    1st March 2018

    Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

    Max, chief mouse-hunter at the Theatre Royal, is up to his whiskers in his first mystery! Max is a pampered cat, used ... More

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    7th February 2019

    A Little Bit Brave

    Logan is a stay-at-home bunny - but he's about to discover how brave he really is. It's time for his first adventu... More

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    4th July 2019

    Ariki and the Island of Wonders

    After getting lost at sea in a tropical storm, Ariki and Ipo discover an uncharted island and have a great adventure... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Ariki and the Giant Shark

    A funny, touching and original mystery-adventure about a young girl living on a tropical island - the first in a new... More

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    6th September 2018

    Max the Detective Cat: The Phantom Portrait

    Max is ready to solve another case! The entire theatre company have travelled to Lord Fawley's castle to put on a show... More

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    3rd October 2019

    Max the Detective Cat: The Catnap Caper

    The pampered cats of Paris are being kidnapped! Could it have something to do with a singing competition that is grippin... More

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    • A Little Bit Brave

      A Little Bit Brave

      This book is beautifully illustrated using a wonderfully warm autumnal colour palette. My girls were completely drawn in by it. 

      The story is about...

    • Ariki and the Island of Wonders

      Ariki and the Island of Wonders

      This is an adventurous story of Ariki and her friend Ipo, who lose themselves in a storm after leaving their own island to explore. When they find saf...

    • Ariki and the Island of Wonders

      Ariki and the Island of Wonders

      This is a delightful treasure trove of a story, which I enjoyed enormously.  The gorgeous illustrations by Nicola Kinnear complement the story perfect...

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