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  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Thomas Docherty found reading and writing really difficult as a child, so he ended up keeping a sketchbook diary, especially if he travelled somewhere new. That was the inspiration for his first picture books To the Beach and Little Boat.
    1st August 2016

    The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight

    Leo the mouse isn't like the other knights. While they like fighting, he'd rather read a book. Leo's parents are k... More

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    3rd October 2013

    The Snatchabook

    A magical tale about the importance of bedtime stories. In every house, in every bed, A bedtime book was being rea... More

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    1st September 2011

    Ruby Nettleship and the Ice Lolly Adventure

    Ruby Nettleship sees Thomas Docherty return to his nostalgic, classic storytelling style. Introducing Ruby, a magical li... More

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    11th February 2016

    Polly and the Puffin: The Stormy Day: Book 2

    Polly and Neil are back in the second gorgeous children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist Jenny Colgan... More

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    26th February 2015

    Polly and the Puffin: Book 1

    Meet Polly and her puffin Neil in the debut children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist, Jenny Colgan. ... More

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    1st March 2010

    Big Scary Monster

    This is the story of a big scary monster who lived on top of a mountain not very far from here.... More

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    5th February 2015

    Abracazebra

    Yawnalot is a sleepy old town until Abracazebra rides in on her bicycle. Suddenly, all the animals flock to see he... More

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    19th October 2017

    Polly and the Puffin: The Happy Christmas: Book 4

    The fourth children's book featuring Polly and her puffin Neil, from bestselling adult novelist Jenny Colgan. With g... More

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    17th April 2015

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    2nd April 2012

    The Snorgh and the Sailor

    Snorghs don't have visitors. Snorghs don't share soup. And Snorghs most definitely DO NOT like adventures. But the... More

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