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Sheena Dempsey

  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Lucy Courtenay (Author)
    Lucy Courtenay spent many years working in publishing, before seeing sense and leaving to pursue writing children's fiction full-time. She has contributed to a number of series for young readers including Beast Quest and Animal Ark, whilst more recently writing romance for young adults. When not writing, she enjoys singing, reading and travel.

    Sheena Dempsey (Illustrator)
    Sheena Dempsey is a children's illustrator and picture book author from Cork. She has illustrated many books including Dave Pigeon written by Swapna Haddow (Faber & Faber, 2016) which was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Book Award. Sheena now lives in London with her partner, Mick, and her retired racing greyhound, Sandy. She loves to write and draw characters that are bursting with fun, humour and mischief.
    7th September 2017

    Yoga Babies

    We're the Yoga Babies, look what we can do! The Yoga Babies love to have fun trying new poses. Sometimes life is busy an... More

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    9th August 2018

    The Dodo Made Me Do It

    SUMMER HOLIDAYS = BORING! And Danny's dreading another one at his gran's. He's desperate for action, fun and adventure!... More

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    6th September 2018

    Hungry Babies

    Fearne Cotton's yoga-loving tots are back, and this time they're hungry! Every family's mealtimes are different. George ... More

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    21st February 2019

    Wizard vs. Lizard

    Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who look ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all ... b... More

    (10 reviews)
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    7th April 2016

    Dave Pigeon

    If you can read this, you obviously understand Pigeonese. You may read my book. If you're a cat and you've learnt Pige... More

    (7 reviews)
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    2nd February 2017

    Dave Pigeon (Nuggets!)

    This book is in Pigeonese. The following words are a test: cats smell of farts and cabbage. Could you read all the words... More

    (3 reviews)
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    18th January 2018

    Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

    Have you ever sat in a shoebox? Of course you have. But have you ever sat in one when your best friend Dave has spread h... More

    (2 reviews)
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    6th April 2018

    The Great Telephone Mix-Up: (Little Gem)

    When the village wires get crossed after a storm, there's a lot of confusion and plenty of missed connections. Margaret ... More

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    22nd July 2014

    Bruno and Titch

    Meet Bruno, a wildly inventive boy, and his new pet, Titch, a neurotic, slightly melodramatic guinea pig. Can they get p... More

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    1st March 2013

    Bye-Bye Baby Brother!

    Ruby loves nothing more than playing, especially with Mum. But Mum is always so busy with Oliver, Ruby's little baby bro... More

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