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Paul Howard

  • 5 stars across 49 books
    Paul Howard studied a Graphic Design course that specialised  in illustration, and worked at the Natural History Museum before becoming a full-time illustrator. Amongst other books, he illustrated the enormously popular The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark and wrote and illustrated Bugville (both published by Egmont). This is Paul's second book for Bloomsbury, following the hilarious I Went to the Supermarket. Paul now lives in Belfast with his wife and children.
    2nd January 2014

    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

    "One of our absolute favourites" - Zoe Ball ''Utterly beguili... More

    (37 reviews)
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    6th October 2016

    Black Beauty

    "Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it." Tran... More

    (10 reviews)
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    19th September 2019

    1, 2, BOO!: A Spooky Counting Book

    We went trick-or-treating and we saw ... When a brother and sister go trick-or-treating, they compete to see who find t... More

    (10 reviews)
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    2nd January 2014

    The Otter Who Wanted to Know

    A charming story about an adorable sea otter from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    3rd July 2006

    The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

    One day, Suzy found a huge basket in a field. She climbed in, settled in the shade under a stool, and was soon fast asle... More

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd January 2014

    The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out

    A heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Otto is a penguin chick, that much he k... More

    (5 reviews)
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    30th September 2021

    The Burpee Bears

    Meet the Burpee Bears in this glorious picture book created by "the Nation's Favourite PE Teacher", Joe Wicks! ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd January 2014

    The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

    A heart-warming story about a hen with as much pluck as she has cluck from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of t... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st November 2010

    The Bravest Ever Bear

    Reissue of an award-winning modern classic. What is this book about? It's about a bear. The bravest ever bear. ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    3rd January 2005

    Care Of Henry

    Hugo has to choose who to stay with while his mother's having a baby. Granny? Mrs Mariposa next door? Uncle Jack? Who wi... More

    (4 reviews)
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