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Rosalind Beardshaw

  • 5 stars across 57 books
    David Bedford David Bedford is a successful picture book writer, who writes with warmth, humour and heart. He has written many books for Little Tiger, including Shaggy Dog and the Terrible Itch illustrated by Gwyneth Williamson. He lives in Norfolk with his young family. Illustrator information Rosalind Beardshaw Rosalind has loved drawing and painting since childhood and from an early age decided she would like to become an illustrator. She studied at Manchester Polytechnic where she gained a degree in Illustration. She initially designed greetings cards and wrapping paper before branching out into picture books. She is also published by Bloomsbury and Macmillan. She now lives in York, and has a baby son.
    2nd June 2016

    National Trust: 123, A walk in the countryside

    The second in a series of concept books created for the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on an a... More

    (17 reviews)
    8th August 2019

    My Pet Star

    A magical story about the importance of kindness and friendship, perfect for sharing at bedtime. When a little... More

    (16 reviews)
    7th March 2019

    When a Dragon Comes to Stay

    A warm and funny picture book about behaving yourself when visiting friends, created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and... More

    (14 reviews)
    19th February 2015

    Lulu Loves Flowers

    When Lulu reads Mary, Mary Quite Contrary in a book of garden poems, she wants to grow some flowers herself. Being Lulu,... More

    (13 reviews)
    3rd March 2016

    National Trust: ABC, A walk in the countryside

    This elegant alphabet board book will teach little ones all about nature. Following two children on a day in the country... More

    (6 reviews)
    5th March 2015

    Funny Face Sunny Face

    Loosely following a toddler's daily routine, this charming and beautifully illustrated book celebrates all things toddle... More

    (5 reviews)
    1st June 2017

    Lulu Gets a Cat

    Lulu wants a cat. Mummy says pets are a lot of work, so Lulu is eager to find out more. She reads all about cats in the ... More

    (4 reviews)
    22nd August 2019

    1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur

    Combining counting and actions for pre-schoolers - perfect for fans of the Ten Little series and Oi F... More

    (4 reviews)
    9th October 2014

    My Little Star

    When the day is done and sleep draws near, When the moon's aglow and stars appear. I'll whisper something crystal clea... More

    (4 reviews)
    4th July 2013

    Just Right For Two

    A little dog discovers that, sometimes, the best things in life are right under your nose. Dog thinks he has everything... More

    (3 reviews)
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