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Sway by Jez

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Albert and Little Henry
Play
2017 Walker Books In Print

It's bedtime for Bobo but the sun is still up.
The little chimp wants to keep playing
With his jungle friends.
But then the sun goes down
And suddenly he's all alone...

  Creating the Book
2015 Walker Books In Print

Albert was not a puppy any more.
Albert was a big dog,
but when his baby brother Henry came
along something very strange happened...
he started to feel small.

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Billy the Goat's Big Breakfast
2014 Random House In Print

Hugo the Hare came out one day
To go to the park with his friends to play.
He sniffed at the air and said, ‘I can smell wet
And wet is something I don’t like to get.’
To keep Hugo dry, Billy hatched a plot –
But wet is exactly what Hugo Hare got.

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Billy the Goat's Big Breakfast
2013 Random House In Print

Nat the Cat made a breakfast to share
With her friends Billy Goat and Hugo the Hare.
But Billy was naughty, Billy was rude –
Before Hugo came he ate half the food.
Where had it gone to, Nat couldn’t tell -
Then Billy Goat’s tummy started to swell.

Find out how the artwork developed here

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Nat the Cat's Sunny Smile
2012 Random House In Print

The sun looks down on a beautiful day.
Five little chicks come out to play.
‘TO-WIT TO-WOO,
watch out!’ cries Owl.
‘The big bad fox is on the prowl.’
Can five little chicks and one little stick
w
Stop the fox from taking his pick?

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Six Little Chicks
2013 Random House In Print

Nat the Cat packs a picnic to share
With her friends Billy Goat and Hugo Hare.
But Billy feels grumpy and Hugo feels sad,
Then Nat starts to lose the smile that she had...
This is the tale of a smile gone astray
And how it comes back to save the day!

Read the story of creating Nat the Cat's Sunny Smile here

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Look Out Leon!
2010 Walker Books In Print

A vibrant and simple novelty book about Leon, the chameleon who can’t go out exploring until he learns how to blend into his surroundings and hide from hungry eyes. But which colour should he blend in with? And who's watching him? Pull the tabs and change the pictures. It's magic!

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Super Duck
2010 Harper Collins In Print

When Sheep climbs on to Farmer Dougal's tractor and says...
"BA-AA-A-A-A-A" ...it sounds just like the engine starting.
Soon all the other animals want to play the game and make their own tractor sounds. Why don't you join in too!

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Super Duck
2008 Harper Collins In Print

Goat has made a beautiful kite
Duck wants to see the kite take flight.
He runs and throws, the kite stays low
Until the wind begins to blow.
That’s when Frog gets carried away…
Can Super Duck save the day?

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Ssssh! Duck Don't Wake the Baby!
2007 Harper Collins In Print

Baby Goat is playing with his toys.
Look out! Here comes Duck.
Baby Goat is drinking his milk.
Look out! Here comes Duck.
Baby Goat is asleep, but not for long…

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Yes
2006 Walker Books In Print

At bath time Bobo shouts, “YES.” But at bedtime he cries, “NO.” It takes two friends and a lot of splashing to turn the little chimp’s “NO” into a “YES.”

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Tall
2005 Walker Books In Print

Everyone seems to be taller than Bobo! But his friends help him to see that the size you are is the size you’re meant to be…

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Hit The Ball Duck
2005 Harper Collins In Print

Sheep sets off to the fair one day
But stops his jeep – he’s lost his way.
Duck drives up with a quack quack quack,
Will Sheep’s jeep get back on track?

Hit The Ball Duck
2005 Harper Collins In Print<

Duck and friends go out one day
With a bat, a ball and a glove to play.
Duck hits the ball - but where does it fall?
On a branch in the tree - now they can’t play at all.
Frog has an idea, Duck lends a hand
But nothing turns out quite as planned.

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Duck's Key
2004 Harper Collins In Print

Duck has lost his silver key.
I wonder where the key can be.
Lift the flaps- take a peek,
Frog is playing hide and seek.

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Some Dogs Do
2003 Walker Books In Print

All dogs walk and jump and run, but dogs don't fly - it can't be done, can it? An uplifting tale for anyone who has ever believed that miracles really do happen.

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Guess What Happened At School Today
2003 Harper Collins In Print

In English, Miss Chadwick was in a bad mood.
At lunchtime we all made a mess with our food.
And you'll never guess what happened to Claire,
She leaned back too far and fell off her chair!

These hilarious rhymes describe a typical day at school, as seen through the eyes of various pupils.

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Duck's Day Out
2003 Harper Collins In Print

Duck decides today he’ll be
The Captain of a boat at sea.
He takes a friend to lend a hand
But nothing turns out quite as planned!

Captain Duck
2002 Harper Collins In Print

Goat thinks his boat is safely moored
He doesn’t see Duck jump on board.
Soon Sheep and Frog are all at sea
Just like their map and flask of tea.
Who knows what dangers are afloat
When Duck is captain of the boat.

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Fix-It Duck
2001 Harper Collins In Print

A leaking roof? A window stuck?
These are jobs for FIX – IT DUCK!
He’s got his tools, he’s smart - he’s strong.
What could possibly go wrong?

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Hug
2000 Walker Books In Print

All the animals in the jungle have someone to hug – except one little chimp. Will he ever get the hug he needs?

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Duck in the Truck
1999 Harper Collins In Print

This is the tale of a duck in a truck -
A truck that gets stuck in some yucky brown muck.
A sheep in a jeep and a frog in a bush
Saw the truck stuck and gave it a push.
But the truck stayed stuck! What now, can you guess?
Could a goat in a boat get them out of this mess?

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My Friend Bear
1998 Walker Books In Print

Eddy's walking with his teddy.
Eddy's teddy's name is Freddy.
"Oh Freddy," said Eddy, with a great big sigh
"I feel sad, but I don't know why."

Bear's lonely too. All he and Eddy have are their teddies, until they discover they have each other.

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Balloon
1998 Harper Collins In Print

Billy's balloon is lots of fun,
It makes him jump and skip and run
.
When it floats away - he starts to race.
Open the book - enjoy the chase.

A perfect story for sharing with very young children using rhythm and rhyme to help them look and learn.

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Watch Out Big Bro's Coming
1997 Walker Books In Print

Help! Look out! Hide! Big Bro is coming! Everyone is scared of Big Bro - the mouse, frog, parrot, chimpanzee, even the elephant. He's rough, he's tough and he's big. How big is he? Well, take a look if you dare!

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Can You Jump Like A Kangaroo?
1996 Walker Books Out of Print

Can you jump like a kangaroo, gulp like a fish, waddle like a penguin?
Enjoy the animal pop-ups then copy the actions and join in the fun.

Hide & Seek
1994 Walker Books In Print

Frog is playing Hide and Seek with his friends, but they are very difficult to find. Can you help him? Flip the flaps for some fun surprises.

It's the Bear
1994 Walker Books In Print

Eddy doesn’t want to come
And picnic in the woods with Mum.
‘I’m scared’ he said ‘about the Bear,
The great big Bear that lives in there.

Will the Bear make a picnic out of Eddy? Find out in this hilarious sequel to Where's My Teddy?

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Can You Peck Like A Hen?
1996 Walker Books Out of Print

Hey You. What can you do? Can you peck like a hen and nibble like a squirrel? Pull the tabs and flip the flaps to see what else you can do.

There's Something at the Letterbox
1993 Walker Books Out of Print

There's something at the letterbox. What can it be? Are you brave enough to turn the page and see?

Washing Line
1993 Walker Books In Print

Whose are those stripy socks, that tiny dress, those enormous underpants hanging on the washing line? Which animals do they belong to? Flip the flaps and see!

Cuddly Dudley
1993 Walker Books In Print

Dudley loves to play. He loved to play jumping, diving and splashing. But most of all Dudley loved to play all by himself. The trouble was, Dudley was such a lovely cuddly penguin that whenever his brothers and sisters found him on his own, they just couldn't resist having a huddle and a waddle and a cuddle with him.

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Where's My Teddy
1992 Walker Books In Print

Eddy’s off to find his teddy.
Eddy’s teddy’s name is Freddy.
He lost him in the woods somewhere,
It’s dark and horrible in there.

Follow little Eddy into the woods for a gigantic surprise.

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Martin's Mice
1991 Hutchinson Out of Print

Written by Dick King Smith     Illustrated by Jez

Everybody knows that cats chase mice. And what's more they catch them and eat them too.  At least normal cats do... but Martin is no ordinary kitten.

Shake Before Opening
1991 Hutchinson Out of Print

We've got a crooked clock in class
its seconds take an hour to pass,
except at playtimes- then it's bound
to be the other way around.

A crazy cacophony of verbal tomfoolery concocted for your pleasure.

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Archibald
1991 Macmillan Out of Print

I'd like to tell you if I can
About a curly headed man
Who lived inside a wooden shack
His name was Archie Hackenback.

Luxuriantly maned Archie thinks he has it all, but has to lose it all before he learns that what you give is what you get.

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Hello Beaky!
1990 Walker Books In Print

An egg tumbles down through the leaves and branches and shatters into pieces on the rain forest floor. Out pops Beaky, a creature with a bright blue beak, furry flaps and a curly orange tail. But what is he? A frog? A snake? A fish? Beaky is determined to find out.

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Ice Cream Bear
1989 Walker Books Out of Print

Bear likes ice cream a lot! So when a miracle happens and ice cream begins to fall from the sky it's a dream come true. Or is there a more practical explanation?

The Clock's Story

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1988 Gollancz Out of Print

The carriage clock on the Featherby's mantelpiece gets all wound up when he learns he has to do an important job on New Year's Eve.


The Mirror's Story
1988 Gollancz Out of Print

Mrs Featherby never stops to look at herself in the mirror in hallway; until the mirror begins distorting the truth so Mrs Featherby begins to  see the reflection that she would like to see.

The Umbrella's Story
1988 Gollancz Out of Print

The new umbrella enjoys his new life at Featherby House, but then he hears about the big storm from which Mr Featherby's previous umbrella never returned.

The Candle's Story
1988 Gollancz Out of Print

Everything is ready for the dinner party at Featherby House everything, that is, except the innocent candle.

Hillary Hiccup
1988 Macmillan Out of Print

When Hillary ate - what a terrible sight!
She hadn't got time to be prim and polite.
Within a few minutes a breakfast or dinner
would start at the table and end up within her.

An uplifting tale of a greedy girl who gobbled her food and hiccupped her way all over town.

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Esther's Trunk
1988 Walker Books Out of Print

Esther felt a proper chump.
'My trunk' she sobbed 'has lost its trump.
However much I blow and puff,
it never seems to be enough.

A visit to the Doctor and a feather's tickle saves the day in this hilarious Elephantasy.

The Canterville Ghost
1987 A.C.Black Out of Print

Written by Pat Thomson, Illustrated by Jez

Simon de Canterville, who died in 1575, had been a very successful ghost for 300 years. He'd frightened the Dowager Duchess into a fit, sent four housemaids into hysterics and made the wicked Lord Canterville choke on the Jack of Diamonds. But all this changed when the Otis family bought Canterville Chase.

The Grass is Greener
1987 A.C.Black Out of Print

Once upon a farm there lived a flock of sheep whose leader was called Thomas. 'Let's climb up that hill' said Thomas 'the grass at the top looks much greener than ours. And everyone agreed, except Lincon the lamb. He was much too busy playing with the butterflies.

A book about leaders, followers and those who do their own thing.

Can You Hear Me Grandad
1986 Walker Books Out of Print

Written by Pat Thomson, Illustrated by Jez

Ask Grandad about a trip to the zoo and he 'll tell you what you might find there; big cats in hats, flying carrot, a bear or two in need of a shave and even a giant ant-eater!

Willoughby Wallaby
1986 Walker Books Out of Print

Willoughby Wallaby hopped along
With a hippety hoppety diddly dong.
Up and down and up be hops
When all at once, his hopping stops.


Thanks to Harry the hedgehog, Willoughby gets the point and finds
his hop again.

Running Bear
1985 E. Benn Out of Print

The strapping, stripping Bear who first appeared in Bare Bear is back. This time he's out to lose weight but discovers that for bears of a distinctly polar nature, jogging can be a dampening experience.

Bare Bear
1984 E. Benn Out of Print

To keep warm in the arctic air,
A polar bear wears polar wear.
On his back a polar suit
And on his foot... a polar boot.

The inside story of a polar Bear as he prepares for a shower.

 

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