Shoo Rayner - Author Picture

Shoo Rayner - Author

Shoo Rayner began his career as an illustrator in a garden shed near Machynlleth. He drew for Michael Morpurgo and Rose Impey, but editors kept encouraging him to write. Many years, and over 175 books later, Shoo, well known for his many fast-paced series for newly confident readers, has been building a worldwide following for his award winning how-to-draw videos on YouTube. Shoo Lives in the Forest of Dean with his wife and three cats.

Photo taken from publisher's website.

If you like Shoo Rayner you might also like to read books by Jeff Brown.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Shoo Rayner

Dragon Red
Shoo Rayner
In a nutshell: boy's own adventures with his pet dragon | Set in modern day Wales this exciting and highly enjoyable dragon series stars young Harri, and his pet dragon Tân. In this episode, the conclusion to the trilogy, Tân...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2017
Info Extract Buy

Dragon White
Shoo Rayner
Ryan's dad is out for revenge. He knows there is a secret about Tan, Harri's supposedly 'toy' dragon. Ryan, Harri's new best friend, knows Tan is real and his dad forces him to give the secret away, testing Harri and...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 08/10/2015
Info Extract Buy

Dragon Gold
Shoo Rayner
Harri would like to know how it feels to win - just once. Maybe a little magic can help? A funny, magical school story from a much-loved author in which a real, fire-breathing, chocolate loving, very unpredictable dragon features...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 14/05/2014
Info Extract Buy

The Christmas Stocking Joke Book
Shoo Rayner
Laugh until you cry with The Christmas Stocking Joke Book by Rayner Shoo. The ideal stocking-filler, bursting with fun-filled festive jokes and cartoons, this a joke book every child will love. A trusted Christmas favourite!
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 16/10/1989
Info Extract Buy

Loading other books by Shoo Rayner...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.shoorayner.com/

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Shoo Rayner and hundreds of other authors.


A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****