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  • 5 stars across 89 books
    Ross Collins graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a First in Illustration. In the same year he won the Macmillan Children's Book Prize. He now has over eighty titles to his name including Busy Night which won the White Raven Award and Billy Monster's Daymare which won the Royal Mail Book Award. He lives in Glasgow.

    Tom MacRae is best known as a BAFTA-winning scriptwriter for television: his work has been shown on both Channel 4 and BBC2. He has recently written several episodes for the new series of both Doctor Who and Miss Marple. His first book for children, The Opposite, was published by Andersen Press in 2006, and his second Baby Pie in 2009.
    14th May 2019

    I am a Tiger

    A hilarious and original story about a little mouse with big ideas! The bold little mouse declares "I am a tiger." ... More

    (12 reviews)
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    4th July 2013

    Robot Rumpus

    When Mum and Dad go out for the evening they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st August 2015

    Knitbone Pepper: Ghost Dog

    Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. But ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    The Snarling of Wolves: The Sixth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The sixth book in the comic fantasy series Tales from the Five Kingdoms - in which the borders are broken and the Five K... More

    (3 reviews)
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    19th March 2018

    Colour My Days

    Emmy and Jeff live in a black and white world. But suddenly, the week has started with a splash of yellow and each new d... More

    (3 reviews)
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    22nd March 2017

    Knitbone Pepper (1): Ghost Dog

    Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. Bu... More

    (2 reviews)
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    2nd May 2005

    The Three Grumpies

    You know the feeling - a black cloud descends on the day and things just don't seem to go right. You spill your milk, tr... More

    (1 review)
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    4th June 2007

    The Robe of Skulls: The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    An exuberant, hilarious and wildly entertaining fairy tale with a cast of characters who are good, bad and very, very ug... More

    (1 review)
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    5th April 2012

    When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus

    "When I woke up I was a hippopotamus. Yawning in the morning, I raised up my sleepy head, Then took one look out of the ... More

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    5th November 2012

    The Monster Snowman

    Jack wakes up on his birthday to find an extra special present - everything is covered in fluffy, white snow! He and tw... More

    (1 review)
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