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Sophie Blackall

  • 5 stars across 45 books
    Sophie Blackall grew up in Australia and now lives in New York. Her books include the Ivy and Bean series, Jumpy Jack and Googily and Meet Wild Boars.
    1st January 2007

    Ivy & Bean - Book 1

    The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Na... More

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    5th February 2009

    Jumpy Jack and Googily

    Meet Jumpy Jack, a very nervous snail who is afraid of monsters, and Googily who is a very good friend indeed. Wherever ... More

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    15th September 2020

    If You Come to Earth

    From two-time Caldecott Winner author-illustrator Sophie Blackall! If You Come to Earth is a glorious guide to ... More

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    19th March 2008

    Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go: Book 2

    Best friends Ivy and Bean are back and looking for adventure in the second installment of this engaging series. This tim... More

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    11th August 2016

    Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

    Before there was Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie . . . Here begins the moving true st... More

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    8th February 2018

    Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

    A stellar ensemble of picture book creators-all women-join together to celebrate a sampling of history's young female ... More

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    6th July 2006

    Meet Wild Boars

    Meet Boris, Morris, Horace and Doris, four rude, smelly, bad tempered boars. Never, ever let them into your home - Horac... More

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    20th September 2018

    Winnie's Great War: The remarkable story of a brave bear cub in World War One

    Everyone has heard of Winnie-the-Pooh, but not everyone knows about the real Canadian bear who lent him her name... More

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    1st March 2011

    Crows of Pearblossom

    The Crows of Pearblossom tells the story of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, who live in a cotton-wood tree at Pearblossom, California... More

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