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Jonathan Allen - Author

Jonathan Allen is well known throughout the world for his unique picture book talents. Baby Owl’s first adventure, I’m Not Cute, was an international bestseller with the series reaching over one million copies. Jonathan has two young children, plays bass guitar and lives in a quiet village in South Cambridgeshire with his wife, Gill, also an accomplished artist.

Jonathan Allen

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I'm Not Reading!
Jonathan Allen
Baby Owl loves reading stories. When he sits down to read his favourite story out loud he finds Tiny Chick wants to come and listen too. Soon all of Tiny chicks brothers and sisters and cousins want to listen as...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/02/2013
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Don't Copy Me
Jonathan Allen
'Don't copy me!' Every parent and carer will recognise this refrain. But how will Little Puffin manage to stop three cheeky little gulls from copying everything he does...and says? Little Puffin is patient and turns his frustration into a clever plan. ...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2012
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When the Snow Comes
Jonathan Allen
Little Yak lives high up in the mountains with his mum. The cold weather is coming, and he is excited about seeing snow for the very first time. All of Little Yak's friends are busy preparing for winter -- Pika...
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Format: Hardback | Released 28/10/2010
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I'm Not Scared
Jonathan Allen
It's night time when Baby Owl sets off for a walk in the woods. Of course he's not scared! After all, owls always go out at night. But there are lots of creatures around in the wood at night…Maybe Baby...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 02/10/2008
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I'm Not Cute!
Jonathan Allen
Baby Owl doesn't want to be cute, he wants to be a hunting machine. When his mum agrees that he isn't cute he gets upset and insists "I AM!" She solves the problem by telling Baby Owl that he can...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2006
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