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  • 4 stars across 13 books
    Simon James is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books for children. His critically acclaimed titles include Rex, Frog and Beaver, George Flies South, the Baby Brains series, Dear Greenpeace, The Wild Woods, The Day Jake Vacuumed and Leon and Bob, which won the Smarties Book Prize Silver Medal and was nominated as the New York Times' Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Simon lives in Plymouth, Devon.
    1st April 2015

    Rex

    From the perennially popular author-illustrator Simon James, comes a heart-warming, funny story about being a dinosaur s... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Nurse Clementine

    A gentle and delightful tale charmingly told and illustrated by an award-winning picture book creator. For her birthday... More

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    7th July 2008

    Sally and the Limpet

    A heartwarming story about a little girl who learns an important environmental lesson. When Sally pulls a limpet off a ... More

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    1st September 2008

    The Wild Woods

    A heartwarming tale with an important ecological message about respecting an animal's natural habitat. Grandad and Jess... More

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    1st March 2016

    Dear Greenpeace

    Celebrating 25 years of this enchanting ecological fantasy from a multi-award-winning picture book creator. Worried tha... More

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    1st August 2012

    George Flies South

    An inspirational story of a little bird who loses his nest, but finds his wings. Winter is on the way and it's time to ... More

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    1st May 2003

    My Friend Whale

    How wonderful it would be to have a blue whale for a friend. You could go swimming together every night and watch him ma... More

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    1st March 2004

    Little One Step

    What do you do when you're little and lost and your legs feel all wobbly? Little One Step's older siblings show him how,... More

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    1st September 2008

    Leon and Bob

    A touching urban tale about a boy and his imaginary friend, from a multi-award-winning picture-book creator. Bob is Leo... More

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    1st October 2000

    Days Like This

    A wonderfully charming collection of poems about being out and about, selected and illustrated by award-winning picture ... More

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    25th March 2001

    Rex

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    1st January 2017

    Frog and Beaver

    A charming ecological fable of community and friendship from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. Frog and his... More

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    3rd January 2019

    The Boy from Mars

    The heart-warming story of a little boy who misses his mum from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. The day t... More

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    • The Wild Woods

      The Wild Woods

      A lovely book, nice picture's of the woods. A little girl goes for a walk into the woods & finds a squirrel & she wants to take it home! Grandad gives...

    • Rex

      Rex

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      a beautifully written book about a little dinosaur that thinks the huge trex is his dad. Really touching if you are going through adoption with a chil...

    • My Friend Whale

      My Friend Whale

      This is a sad, wistful book about a little boy who has a friend who is a whale. Most of the book is the boy describing all the things that the whale d...

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