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Satoshi Kitamura

  • 5 stars across 24 books
    Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and worked in advertising there before moving to London in 1980. He won the Mother Goose Award for Angry Arthur and he is now one of the most distinguished illustrators in Britain.
    6th October 2008

    Stone Age Boy

    Travel 20,000 years into the past and discover what life as a caveman was like in this prehistoric picture book by a... More

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    4th June 2015

    The Yes

    In a soft comfy nest in a safe warm place there snoozed a great big orange thing called the Yes. He was snug, but the Ye... More

    (5 reviews)
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    6th September 2007

    Songs and Verse

    Exuberant rhymes are an intrinsic part of the appeal of Roald Dahl's books - and here are some classic and magical momen... More

    (2 reviews)
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    21st September 2017

    The Rainmaker Danced

    A wonderful new anthology of poems by winner of the Queens Medal and the Eleanor Farjeon Award, 2016 Do tri... More

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    7th February 2019

    Hat Tricks

    Hattie the rabbit conjures an amazing succession of animals out of her hat, and for a grand finale produces a wonderful ... More

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    1st March 2012

    The Young Inferno

    Can our hoodie hero make it through nine circles of Hell and back again? Will he find love with his soulmate, Beatrice... More

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    1st May 2007

    The Carnival of the Animals

    A beautifully illustrated picture book and music CD based on one of the most famous pieces of music for children. This ... More

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    7th August 2008

    Angry Arthur

    Winner of the Mother Goose Award and the original anger management book. 'Powerdful... I'd like to have written or illus... More

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    7th July 2011

    In The Attic

    A small boy, bored with all his toys, suddenly notices a trapdoor in the ceiling that can be reached by climbing the lad... More

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    • Stone Age Boy

      Stone Age Boy

      What a fantastic book! I love picture books where you can learn history through a simple engaging story.  This follows a boy who falls down a hole end...

    • The Yes

      The Yes

      We wasn’t sure on this book It was good but could have been more interactive although we did like the picturss...

    • Stone Age Boy

      Stone Age Boy

      by CoopC

      Fabulous book. The Stone Age is a difficult concept for young children but this really engages them and makes it accessible. ...