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Satoshi Kitamura

Satoshi Kitamura

  • 5 stars across 25 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... MoreStone Age Boy

(7 reviews) Review
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... MoreThe Yes

(5 reviews) Review
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... MoreSongs and Verse

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreThe Rainmaker Danced

(1 review) Review
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 ... MoreHat Tricks

(1 review) Review
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... MoreThe Young Inferno

(0 reviews) Review
7th 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 ... MoreThe Carnival of the Animals

(0 reviews) Review
7th August 2008

Angry Arthur: 40th Anniversary Edition

Winner of the Mother Goose Award and the original anger management book, now with reading guide from charity ACTION FOR ... MoreAngry Arthur: 40th Anniversary Edition

(0 reviews) Review
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... MoreIn The Attic

(0 reviews) Review
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  • Stone Age Boy

    Stone Age Boy

    This is a brilliant book for teaching children about the Stone Age. I have used this book with my yr 3 class this term for our writing lessons. 


  • 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...