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Poly Bernatene

  • 5 stars across 15 books

    Jonathan Emmett is an internationally successful author and winner of the KS1 Stockport Schools' Award . Jonathan is also the author of THE SANTA TRAP for Macmillan Childrens Books.

    Poly Bernatene studied drawing and painting at the Buenos Aires School of Fine Art, where he is now a visiting professor. Poly has illustrated over 60 children's books. He lives in Argentina with his wife and two young children.

    11th October 2012

    The Princess and the Pig

    There's been a dreadful mix-up in the royal nursery. Priscilla the princess has switched places with Pigmella, the far... More

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    5th November 2010

    The Santa Trap

    Bradley Bartleby is bad, VERY bad. He's greedy and naughty and selfish and spoilt -- and Santa Claus knows it. But when ... More

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    25th September 2014

    Here Be Monsters

    Fearless pirate, Captain Cut-Throat, doesn't believe in monsters. When he and his dastardly crew set sail for a treasu... More

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    29th August 2009

    Which Witch's Wand Works?

    Join two bumbling, funny witches, Ricket and Rattle, in the Halloweenmisadventure of the year! When Ricket challenges Ra... More

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    4th June 2010

    Bob the Dog

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    30th July 2014

    Let's Read! The Santa Trap

    The complete story and original illustrations of Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene's picture book, THE SANTA TRAP, ha... More

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    28th May 2008

    Who Did This?

    Ben's mother is painting the living room with nice, smooth, even strokes. Painting's hard work, so she settles down for ... More

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    7th October 2011

    Monster Diaries

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    26th January 2007

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    A classic story re-told for children just beginning to read. When Max the lazy sorcerer's apprentice dabbles in magic be... More

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    1st March 2014

    The Tickle Tree

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