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Sheena Dempsey

  • 5 stars across 30 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.
    1st July 2021

    Bad Panda

    Are you sick of being utterly adorable? Tired of being cuddled and hugged? Fed up of having your head confused for your ... More

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    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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    7th April 2016

    Dave Pigeon

    WINNER of the Greenhouse Funny Prize; SHORTLISTED for the Sainsbury's Book Award and numerous regional awards, this hila... 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

    (14 reviews)
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    9th August 2018

    The Dodo Made Me Do It: I Swapped My Brother On The Internet

    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 February 2020

    Mermaid School

    It is Marnie Blue's very first day at Lady Sealia Foam's Mermaid School, and she's terrified. What if she can't make any... More

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    4th February 2021

    Mermaid School: All Aboard!

    Marnie Blue is so excited! She is going on a school trip to see the legendary palace of Queen Maretta with all her frien... 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

    (11 reviews)
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    7th May 2020

    Mermaid School: The Clamshell Show

    Marnie Blue has settled into Lady Sealia Foam's Mermaid School and become best friends with Pearl and Orla. And now migh... More

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    2nd September 2021

    Mermaid School: Save Our Seas!

    Marnie Blue is shocked when lots of plastic rubbish starts to appear in Mermaid Lagoon. It's causing all sorts of proble... More

    (10 reviews)
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