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Rebecca Cobb

  • 5 stars across 23 books
Rebecca Cobb Biography
Rebecca Cobb is a writer and illustrator for picture books including Missing Mummy, Lunchtime and Aunt Amellia. As well as writing her own books, Rebecca also illustrates for other authors including Julia Donaldson and Helen Dunmore. In 2013, she won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for Picture Books, and she has been shortlisted twice for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Since graduating from Falmouth College of Arts in 2004, Rebecca has illustrated for many publications including Guardian Guide, Guardian Weekend magazine, The Independent and Waitrose Food Illustrated.

Our favourite Rebecca Cobb Book Characters
Bear - from The Everywhere Bear
Aunt Amelia - from Aunt Amelia
Danny - from Snow Day
12th September 2013

The Paper Dolls

Read aloud by broadcaster Lauren Laverne, The Paper Dolls book and CD is a stunning, rhythmical story of childho... MoreThe Paper Dolls

(98 reviews) Review
9th February 2017

The Everywhere Bear

The Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf But he doesn't spend very much time by himself, For each boy and... MoreThe Everywhere Bear

(55 reviews) Review
26th March 2015

The Something

When a little boy's ball disappears down a mysterious hole in the garden, he can't stop thinking about what could be d... MoreThe Something

(10 reviews) Review
11th February 2016

It's a Little Baby

It's a Little Baby is a beautiful and engaging lift-the-flap book for little ones from Julia Donaldson and Rebec... MoreIt's a Little Baby

(10 reviews) Review
19th May 2016

There's an Owl in My Towel

There's an Owl in My Towel is a beautiful and engaging book for little ones from Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cob... MoreThere's an Owl in My Towel

(9 reviews) Review
3rd October 2013

The Empty Stocking

The Empty Stocking - a brilliantly funny Christmas story by Richard Curtis and Rebecca Cobb. In this fantastically funny... MoreThe Empty Stocking

(6 reviews) Review
1st June 2018

The Day War Came

A powerful and necessary picture book - the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything s... MoreThe Day War Came

(5 reviews) Review
3rd February 2022

Elisabeth and the Box of Colours

Elisabeth loves to paint, just like her papa. She spends hours making her own pictures of everything she sees - and th... MoreElisabeth and the Box of Colours

(4 reviews) Review
23rd October 2018

Snow Day!

(3 reviews) Review
2nd February 2012

Who Lives Here?

Curious young readers will have hours of fun peeking behind the flaps to discover lots of animals in their natural habit... MoreWho Lives Here?

(2 reviews) Review
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  • The Something

    The Something

    by MrsV

    My daughter loved this book. Illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, so visually very similar to the Paper Dolls, this book is about a boy finds a hole in his ga...

  • There's an Owl in My Towel

    There's an Owl in My Towel

    by EmmaM

    Minnie loves this book, as did her older sister before her.  The text is simple but engaging.  The large flaps and beautiful illustrations are really...

  • It's a Little Baby

    It's a Little Baby

    We still enjoy this book at 2, almost 3, but it is a lovely book for younger children with a repetitive pattern, actions to copy and flaps to lift....