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Rosie Dickins - Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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World of Shakespeare Picture Book
Rosie Dickins - illustrated by Galia Bernstein
An illustrated guide to the life and times of William Shakespeare. Readers can discover his famous plays, see where he lived and worked and find out why he is one of the world's greatest writers. With index and contents pages...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/12/2015
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Greek Myths Picture Book
Rosie Dickins - illustrated by Galia Bernstein
The Greek myths - their Gods and heroes, the monsters they battled and the magical world they lived in - have inspired countless paintings, sculptures and ceramics both by the Ancient Greeks themselves and many artists since. This book uses...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2015
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Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding
Rosie Dickins - illustrated by Shaw Nielsen
With its equal mix of quirky facts and puzzles to try, Lift-the-flap Computers and Coding provides a whole new technique for learning how computer coding runs. Not only will it help readers understand how coding works, it also answers questions...
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Format: Board book | Released 01/10/2015
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Book of Famous Artists
Rosie Dickins - illustrated by Mark Beech
This book tells the story, both lives and works, of 35 of the world's most famous artists, including van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, Dali, Pollock and Warhol. It includes reproductions of the artists' creations, as well as photographs of the artists...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2014
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Introduction to Modern Art
Rosie Dickins
This book details the main features of Modern Art from the 1870's to the present day. Stunning illustrations as well as excellent explanations as to how different types of art developed and how they related to the events going on...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2014
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Famous Paintings
Rosie Dickins
This title is part of the absolutely excellent MY VERY FIRST ART series from Usborne. This title and its sister titles in the series are a great introduction for young children to art and this one is particuarly good in...
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Format: Spiral bound | Released 01/04/2013
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Frankenstein
Rosie Dickins
Young Reading: Series Three. Based on the classic tale by Mary Shelley, this gripping horror story recounts Victor Frankenstein's terrible experiment to "build" a human without a soul. Titles in this 7th and final Level in the Usborne Reading Programme...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2008
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Shakespeare
Rosie Dickins
Young Reading: Series Three. The life of Britain's most famous playwright told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex books. Titles in this 7th and final Level in the Usborne Reading Programme are for fully confident readers who...
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Format: Hardback | Released 25/04/2008
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The Fish That Talked
Rosie Dickins
First Reading: Level Three. A traditional story from India about a boy who rescues a fish only to find it has an unique talent. Titles in this level encourage the reader to develop reading stamina, increasing to 48 pages. This...
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Format: Hardback | Released 31/01/2008
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The Dragon Painter
Rosie Dickins
First Reading: Level Four. The classic tale of a chinese painter who is so good his work comes to life.... and then he paints a dragon! Building readers' stamina still further with all 48 pages devoted to the story (up...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/05/2006
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