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Polly Dunbar

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Polly Dunbar

  • 5 stars across 46 books
    One of the UK's most exciting picture book talents, author-illustrator of the award-winning Penguin.
    9th August 2018

    Penguin

    Here children can explore some of the most interesting and important life cycles in the animal kingdom. With engaging la... More

    (17 reviews)
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    3rd January 2019

    The Hug

    A beautiful, heartwarming picture book with all the universal appeal of Guess How Much I Love You. Hedgehog was feeling... More

    (10 reviews)
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    25th June 2020

    While We Can't Hug

    The bestselling and heart-warming picture book that shows us ways to be affectionate while social distancing, from the t... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st April 2015

    Pat-a-Cake Baby

    From two illustrious picture book makers, and mother and daughter, comes a delicious read-aloud perfect for story time, ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st February 2018

    A Lion Is a Lion

    All lions are fierce, right? Well, maybe, just maybe, this Lion - so well dressed and polite and charming - isn't to... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st September 2020

    Owl or Pussycat?

    When he lands a starring role in the school Christmas play of The Owl and the Pussycat, Michael is over the moon. He is ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st July 2010

    Goodnight Tiptoe

    From inspired picture-book creator Polly Dunbar comes a colourful and charming series following the escapades of Tilly a... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st August 2012

    I Spy Under The Sea

    Peek through the die-cut holes to spy who is looking out - is it the dolphins, the clown fish or the shark - and count h... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st August 2005

    Dog Blue

    What Bertie wants more than anything in the whole wide world is a dog. A blue dog! But then he meets a beautiful spotty ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st April 2014

    The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon

    A magnificent tale of crackpot notions and sky-high courage - from David Almond, the master of magical realism, wit... More

    (2 reviews)
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