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Thomas Docherty

  • 5 stars across 28 books
    Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels for adults, including Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe and Little Beach Street Bakery. When Neil the puffin from Little Beach Street Bakery caught her readers' attention, Jenny knew she needed a story of his own - and so the idea for Polly and the Puffin was born.

    Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland. For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter: @jennycolgan.

    Thomas Docherty is an acclaimed author and illustrator of children's picture books including Little Boat, Big Scary Monster, and the Driftwood Ball. The Snatchabook, which was written by his wife Helen, has been shortlisted for several awards in the UK and US and been translated into 17 languages.
    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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    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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