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Ros Asquith

  • 5 stars across 32 books
    Ros Asquith is well-known to Guardian readers for her strip cartoon Doris, which ran for over ten years. She is also the succesful author of children's books, notably the Letty Chubb Teenage Worrier series for teenagers published by Piccadilly and Puffin. She lives in North London with her husband - a jazz critic - and two teenage sons.
    5th March 2015

    The Great Big Book of Families

    What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. Bu... More

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    7th March 2013

    Great Big Book of Feelings

    The book opens with the question: "How are you feeling today?" And this leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a... More

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    27th July 2016

    The Great Big Body Book

    There are all kinds of bodies in the world. What are YOU like? Celebrate our brilliant bodies in this fantastic book j... More

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    1st May 2016

    The Great Big Book of Feelings

    How are you feeling today? Happy? Sad? Excited? Scared? We all experience lots of different emotions, sometimes angry ... More

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    28th March 2018

    The Great Big Book of Friends

    What is a friend? Can a pet be a friend? Are you friends with your brothers and sisters? What if you don't have any frie... More

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    1st October 2006

    The Skiver's Guide

    Skiving is getting out of things you do not want to do. It is shirking work and avoiding all boring things. It is a skil... More

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    1st August 2009

    The Roman Beanfeast

    Like every other school in the country, Davy's class are working on the Romans. Everyone is to do a piece of work based ... More

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    20th January 2009

    Ysgol Cwn Bach

    Badly behaved. Embarrassing. And that's just Lowri's mate, Megan. Their puppies are even worse! Lowri's pup is bottom of... More

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    5th June 2014

    Max the Champion

    Max is mad about sport. As he gets up, has breakfast and heads off to school, he is dreaming of competing in world cla... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Can It Be About Me?

    What I do when someone calls me stupid... First of all I know they're wrong, then I find that place inside... More

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    4th April 2013

    The Roman Beanfeast

    Like every other school in the country, Davy's class are working on the Romans. Everyone is to do a piece of work base... More

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    18th February 2016

    Firaas and the Cello: Level 12

    Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the lea... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Fright in the Night

    The third book in the hilarious GHASTLY MCNASTYS series. Gruesome and Grisly McNasty are sure they know where Captain ... More

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    1st May 2014

    Raiders of the Lost Shark

    The second book in the hilarious THE GHASTLY MCNASTYS series. Grisly and Gruesome McNasty are so scary, even fish cove... More

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    12th June 2012

    Letters From an Alien Schoolboy: Galactic Poodle

    Keith, King of Threggs, spinach-finder general and Lord of the Loonyverse, is ready to attack Earth with some very nasty... More

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    2nd September 2014

    Welcome to the Family

    This book takes one element of The Great Big Book of Families - the arrival of new members into a family - and explores ... More

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    1st March 2015

    The Great Big Green Book

    " Think of the future. Can you imagine our planet as beautiful as it used to be? You could be the one to help make it... More

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    6th August 2015

    Vanishing Trick: Poems by Ros Asquith

    Life is dull for a dragon. For a dragon, time drags on. Frighten kid, eat princess, Breathe fir... More

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    4th September 2014

    Welcome to the Family

    This book takes one element of The Great Big Book of Families - the arrival of new members into a family - ... More

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    1st August 2013

    The Lost Treasure of Little Snoring

    The McNasty twins are horrible. Even fish put their fingers over their eyes when they see the twins coming in their ship... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 7: Aunty Cake

    Aunty Cake is very kind and very good at baking, but she's not very good at remembering things. Her forgetfulness is alw... More

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    5th January 2005

    How to Make a Storybook: Band 07/Turquoise

    Ros Asquith, cartoonist and author of many children books, gives a masterclass on writing and illustrating your own st... More

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    5th January 2005

    Hector and the Cello: Band 08/Purple

    Hector the Hippo wants to play the cello more than anything else in the world. But who in the jungle will teach him? M... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 7: Mixed Pack of 6

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 7: Mixed Pack of 6

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These... More

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    1st September 2005

    Pet School

    At a school for their pets, Dino and Laura learn all about their dogs and more about each other. A touching tale about ... More

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    1st May 2006

    Buddies

    Tommo's mum has walked out. He is in so much trouble with school that he has stopped going at all. The only thing he loo... More

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