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Polly Dunbar - Author

Polly Dunbar is a major picture-book talent. She is the author-illustrator of a series called Tilly and Friends which has been made into an animated series, to air on CBeebies from September 2012. She's also the author/illustrator of Penguin, Arthur's Dream Boat, Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie, and the illustrator of Shoe Baby, written by her mother, Joyce Dunbar. Her titles have won numerous awards including the Book Trust Early Year's Award 2007, the Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize 2007, the Practical Pre-School Award 2007 and the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award 2008, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Polly currently lives and works in Dublin.

To view a TV clip from Tilly and Friends go to: www.tillyandfriends.com

And to see a fun video with Polly click here!

Featured Books, with extracts, by Polly Dunbar

Tilly and Friends: Who's Hiding?
Polly Dunbar
Tilly and her Friends have lots of fun playing hide-and-seek behind the sturdy flaps on every page. The Tilly and Friends TV series, produced by Walker Productions and JAM Media and based on the picture books by Polly Dunbar, is currently...
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Format: Board book | Released 03/04/2014
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Tilly and Friends: What's Everyone Doing?
Polly Dunbar
Tilly and her friends are all busy doing different things. Lift the flaps to find out what all the characters are up to...and how they all come together in a great big surprise. The Tilly and Friends TV series, produced by...
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Format: Board book | Released 03/04/2014
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Tilly and Friends Let's Get Wheeling!
Polly Dunbar
Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters - Tilly, Hector, Pru, Doodle, Tipty and Tumpty, have deservedly made this series a winner and now gained much greater recognition on the back of the brilliant CBeebies episodes.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Tilly and Friends The Best Day Ever
Polly Dunbar
From inspired picture-book creator Polly Dunbar, this televised series follows the escapades of Tilly and her friends. Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters - Tilly, Hector, Pru, Doodle, Tipty and Tumpty, have deservedly made this series...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Tilly and Friends Listen to Me!
Polly Dunbar
From inspired picture-book creator Polly Dunbar, this televised series follows the escapades of Tilly and her friends. Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters - Tilly, Hector, Pru, Doodle, Tipty and Tumpty, have deservedly made this series...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Tilly and Friends Star Party
Polly Dunbar
Utterly charming artwork, delicious palette, gentle humour and winsome characters - Tilly, Hector, Pru, Doodle, Tipty and Tumpty, have deservedly made this series a winner and now gained much greater recognition on the back of the brilliant CBeebies episodes. From...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Arthur's Dream Boat
Polly Dunbar
Prize- winning Polly Dunbar brings a dream to life in this beautiful and magical picture book. No one listens to Arthur when he tells his family about his dream of a wonderful pink and green boat with a stripy mast....
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2013
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Happy Hector
Polly Dunbar
A warm hearted story about sharing and joining in. Hector is happy snuggled up on the chair with Tilly. But the other friends want a share of Tilly too. Hector doesn't want to move and he doesn't want to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Doodle Bites
Polly Dunbar
Doodle wakes up feeling bitey! With her big sharp teeth she wants to take a little nibble or a great big scrunch out of everything…Soon all the friends are crying –even Doodle as Tumpty takes revenge! Clever Tilly patches everyone...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Goodnight Tiptoe
Polly Dunbar
A dreamy, goodnight story. Bedtime comes and every one is sleepy – except Tiptoe! One after another, Tilly settles her friends down for the night. Their eyes close, now they are ready for sleep….even Tiptoe looks peaceful. Now Tilly can...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Hello Tilly
Polly Dunbar
Delightful Tilly lives in a little yellow house with all her lovely friends. When they get together they know how to have a good time – dancing the wiggly-woo! A wonderfully warm story full of celebration and friendship....
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Pretty Pru
Polly Dunbar
A funny story about sharing! Tilly's friend Pru loves making herself look good by putting on her make up. Soon all the friends want to try make up too! But Pru won't share…The friends have a way of getting their...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Where's Tumpty?
Polly Dunbar
When Tumpty the elephant tries to hide, the other animals all laugh! Whatever place Tumpty tries, he will still always be visible! But then Tumpty really does disappear. Everyone looks high and low. At last Tumpty reappears. This time, he...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Arthur's Dream Boat
Polly Dunbar
This is a highly original and magical picture book with playful, modern touches and a breathtaking colour palette, so enchanting that readers will be scrambling for a seat in Arthur's dream boat! Click here to download an Arthur's...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2012
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Penguin
Polly Dunbar
Polly Dunbar has been selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008. This title was the winner of the 0-5 Nestle Silver Award 2007. We loved the emotional interaction between Ben and Penguin in this...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2008
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Penguin
Polly Dunbar
Polly Dunbar has been selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008 and was also the winner of the 0-5 Nestle Silver Award 2007. We loved the emotional interaction between Ben and Penguin in this...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2007
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