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Vicki Gausden

Vicki Gausden

  • 4 stars across 23 books

Michelle Robinson grew up in Gloucestershire. She worked as a copywriter for radio and TV adverts before becoming a full-time children's author. She lives in Frome, Somerset.

Vicki Gausden loved reading as a child, and when she wasn't reading, she was drawing. She kept drawing, and reading, and gained a BA in Illustration and an MA in design, leading to her career as an illustrator and author. She lives on the edge of the South Downs with her two dogs, Roo and Bella.

3rd March 2016

Gold Medal Me!

This gorgeous ebook of the winning picture book, GOLD MEDAL ME, comes with a shiny plastic gold medal, perfect for... MoreGold Medal Me!

(14 reviews) Review
2nd February 2018


When the rain threatens to ruin the fun at summer camp, Malik and his friends are tasked with inventing a pram that an... MorePramBusters!

(3 reviews) Review
9th March 2016

Out for the Count

Hugo wants a gerbil, but his dad says it's cruel to keep an animal in a cage. Hugo doesn't agree, and so Dad challenges ... MoreOut for the Count

(2 reviews) Review
8th July 2015

The Gingerbread Star

Little Hetty dreams of being a glow-worm instead of a boring old grey worm. She wants a light of her own so she can glow... MoreThe Gingerbread Star

(2 reviews) Review
1st July 2013

Gnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

Sam loves making gnomes out of clay. Dozens and dozens and dozens of gnomes, living huddled together out in the shed. Bu... MoreGnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

(1 review) Review
7th March 2019

Happy Birthday to you, Pirate

A magical sing-along birthday adventure for little pirates everywhere, based on the lyrics of the Happy Birthday song!... MoreHappy Birthday to you, Pirate

(1 review) Review
1st April 2019

Into the Bin

Mr Frost's classroom is always in a mess, and now his class are on a mission to send all the things they don't need off ... MoreInto the Bin

(1 review) Review
8th August 2019

Star in Your Own Story: Saves the Day

With Star in Your Own Story personalised books, you can add your child's name using the alphabet stickers provided. It... MoreStar in Your Own Story: Saves the Day

(1 review) Review
1st January 2014

First Sticker Book Market

There are over 250 stickers to bring the hustle and bustle of the markets to life in this vibrant sticker book. Includes... MoreFirst Sticker Book Market

(0 reviews) Review
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