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Paula Metcalf - Author

Paula Metcalf made up her mind to be an author and illustrator at the tender age of sixteen. Her graceful, beautifully lit artwork is influenced by dance and her love of Eastern European fairy tales. Paula spent a year in Slovakia, but has now returned to Cambridge, where she lives with her cats.

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Dog in Boots
Paula Metcalf
This funny doggy tale has a special message for us all. The path of true love is never smooth and there's a particular obstacle in front of Philip. He loves his new neighbour Penelope, with her kind eyes, waggy tail...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2018
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The Perfect Guest
Paula Metcalf
Walter is very house proud and particularly loves his sparkly new teapot, so when his friend Pansy suggests she pay him a visit he's thrilled. Pansy is certainly fun to have around, but she's accident-prone too – the chance of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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My Mummy
Paula Metcalf - illustrated by Lucy Barnard
From happy morning sing-a-longs with the birds, to storytime and lullabies at bedtime, Little Bear describes some of the fun things he does with his mummy. A jolly rhyming text and some quirky details (mummy's invented recipes include peas on...
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Format: Board book | Released 01/01/2015
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It's MY Birthday! A Shirley and Doris Book
Paula Metcalf
A Useful book about Families. From the author of We Love Bunk Beds! comes an equally warm-hearted, funny story about sibling love and envy, with a sweet and very sticky ending! Will definitely make you laugh out loud...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2008
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Mabel's Magical Garden
Paula Metcalf
Buy this book and get a FREE packet of sunflower seeds! A delightful tale about the importance of friendship and the rewards of sharing. The writing is spot on and it complements the illustrations quite beautifully. Young children will love the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2006
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