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Russell Ayto

  • 5 stars across 51 books
    Adrian Mitchell is a well-known poet and playwright whose work is enjoyed by both adults and children. He is currently staging an interpretation of Lewis Carroll's 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' at The Sadler's Wells Theatre. He also performs his poetry to people of all ages all around the world.
    3rd May 2018

    The Match

    The perfect gift for all those whose lives revolve around The Beautiful Game ... The man works all week in the factory.... More

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    6th June 2013

    Dustbin Dad

    Do you leave food on your plate at mealtimes? If you do, beware, it could lead to all sorts of trouble . . . The dad... More

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    1st March 2015

    Whoops!

    This is the cat, the dog and the mouse. Here's the old lady in the tumbledown house. She has a spell to make them all we... More

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    27th March 2014

    Top Top Secret

    The Royal Ring has been stolen! Sid the secret agent spy has to find the dragon's lair, return the ring and all without ... More

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    1st May 2006

    Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

    Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs Flinn is at school looking in... More

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    5th June 2008

    Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!

    Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure! When Flinn... More

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    7th July 2011

    FIRST WEEK AT COW SCHOOL

    Starting school is full of fun in this laugh-out-loud sequel to The Cow That Laid and Egg and The Best Cow in Show. ... More

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    1st July 2008

    The Cow That Laid An Egg

    A madcap, yet moving, story about having the courage of one's convictions, even when others doubt you, from the creato... More

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    20th November 2008

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children Go to School

    Magic and mayhem abound in this brilliant 'first day at school' themed story - winner of the first ever Roald Dahl Fun... More

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    1st September 2006

    Tim, Ted and the Pirates

    Shiver me timbers! A swashbuckling picture book adventure from the author of the phenomenally successful Harry and the... More

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    6th June 2005

    Mr Beast

    A deliciously scary book about the adventures of a little boy and his dad, by the successful author and illustrator te... More

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    31st August 2009

    Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - The Magic Cutlass

    During the school play, Flinn finds himself slap-bang on the deck of a real-live pirate ship . . . and he's not alone! P... More

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    30th August 2012

    Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad?

    Dad takes Dave to the museum to look at dinosaurs. Dad is convinced that he knows all there is to know about these might... More

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    5th March 2009

    The Best Cow in Show

    Hilarious sequel to The Cow That Laid an Egg Marjorie the cow is terribly excited. She's going to enter ... More

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    31st January 2013

    The Somethingosaur

    An adorable little creature hatches from an egg and goes searching for his mother among the dinosaurs in this energeti... More

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    1st August 2013

    Where's Tim's Ted? It's Time for Bed!

    All's quiet on Granny and Grandad's farm as night falls. But Tim's Ted is missing and Tim can't sleep without him... ... More

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    1st March 2016

    Henry and the Yeti

    Henry is sure yetis do exist, and he sets off on an expedition to find one. He has packed everything he needs, including... More

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    1st March 2009

    Quacky Quack Quack

    Quack, quack, quack!! What is all the commotion about? One extremely noisy little baby feeding ducks that's what!Mummy a... More

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    5th December 2005

    One Voice, Please

    A collection of short stories, fables and moral tales from around the world. "One voice, please" shouts the innkeeper. "... More

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    5th July 2012

    One More Sheep

    A reissue of this Hodder classic - a witty, rhyming, counting adventure, perfect to read aloud. Sam has ten sheep and h... More

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    25th July 2002

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children

    Look out! The witch's children are coming and that means TROUBLE! Out in the park one windy day, they try out their magi... More

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    4th June 2009

    Nat Fantastic

    Nat Fantastic is no ordinary boy. He may look like it on the outside but one almighty sneeze is enough to turn him int... More

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    16th February 2010

    The Magic Show

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    3rd October 2016

    The Magic Show Book

    Calling all budding magicians! Have you ever wanted to saw a lady in half? Well, now you can - in this book! The ... More

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    4th February 2010

    The Love Bugs

    A quirky Valentine's Day comedy from Simon Puttock and Russell Ayto, both children's book award winners. ... More

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    9th October 2014

    A Very Pirate Christmas

    "A crew of scurvy pirates were lurking in the dark, savage as the stormy sea and greedy as a shark. They climbed aboard ... More

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    6th May 2003

    Fat Cat

    Farmers Big and Bluster are bickering over who has the biggest and best cornfield. Meanwhile, Farmer Smarts is quietly... More

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    5th July 2004

    Star Striker Titch

    It's the school five-a-side World Cup. Titch has new boots and he's ready to score goals. But Bungo's the striker and he... More

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    1st April 2004

    The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children and the Queen

    Nestle Gold Award Winner! The Witch's Children are back and that means TROUBLE! This time they are using their magical s... More

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    30th August 2010

    Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - Smugglers Bay!

    Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay! Captain Flinn... More

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    13th February 2009

    Fat Cat

    Farmers Big and Bluster are bickering over who has the biggest and best cornfield. Meanwhile, Farmer Smarts is quietly c... More

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    4th August 2016

    The Wolf Who Cried Boy!

    The villagers and the wolves are terrified of each other - and none more so than our two unlikely heroes, a little boy a... More

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    1st January 2002

    Plant Y Wrach

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    3rd February 2003

    Going Up!

    Inventively illustrated in just two colours, this stylish first reader uses several different media - posters, letters, ... More

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    3rd February 2003

    Cup Run

    A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers from bestselling author Martin Waddell, with a friendly te... More

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    10th May 2017

    Star Striker Titch

    A fun football story by an award-winning author in this popular series for young readers. It's the school five-a-side W... More

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    1st August 2003

    Super Sue

    Pull the super tabs and lift the super flaps to see all the things that Super Sue can do! There's even a Super Certifica... More

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    1st March 2004

    Other Day I Met A Bear

    A boy and a bear have a rib-tickling, spine-tingling encounter in the woods in this lively picture book version of a tra... More

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    1st February 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster And Frog and the Terrible Toothache

    Monster is scared to go to the dentist, even though he has terrible toothache. Frog says he's an expert at pulling out t... More

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    4th January 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster And Frog and the Big Adventure

    Frog wants an adventure, but Monster doesn't really like them. As they sail away in their little boat, Monster wonders i... More

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    18th January 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster and Frog Get Fit

    Frog thinks Monster needs to get fit. Monster is not so sure that exercise is a good idea. But Frog is sure he'll find a... More

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    4th January 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster And Frog and the Slippery Wallpaper

    Monster wants to spring-clean his house, but Frog thinks it needs more than just a clean. Frog is an expert on decoratin... More

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    15th February 2007

    All-in-together Cake

    Monster decides to make a cake for his sister. Frog says he knows all about baking cakes. But Frog seems to be more of a... More

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    18th January 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster and Frog Mind The Baby

    Monster is looking after his sister's baby. Monster doesn't know a lot about babies. But Frog has come to help - he's an... More

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    23rd August 2001

    A Poem A Day

    Adrian Mitchell has joined forces with four of today's favourite illustrators to create this fresh and vibrant collectio... More

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    2nd August 2001

    My Dog

    Six simple and colourful stories - perfect for early reading. Read about Milly Bean, Jungle Queen: snakes, bears, tigers... More

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    10th June 2014

    Tim, Ted and the Pirates

    Shiver me timbers! A swashbuckling picture book adventure from the author of the phenomenally successful Harry and the B... More

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    1st February 2007

    Monster and Frog: Monster And Frog and the Haunted Tent

    Monster and Frog are going camping. But Monster has never slept in a tent before, and would rather be at home. Frog says... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Old Misery

    Poor Old Misery. She and her old cat, Rutterkin, ain't got two pennies to rub together. And the one thing of value she d... More

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    7th February 2019

    Cats and Robbers

    Get ready for fun and hilarity in this action-packed comedy caper - featuring three hapless robbers, two very clever cat... More

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    7th February 2019

    Cats and Robbers

    Get ready for fun and hilarity in this action-packed comedy caper - featuring three hapless robbers, two very clever cat... More

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