Jim Helmore, Karen Wall - Author Picture

Jim Helmore, Karen Wall - Authors

Jim and Karen live in South London. Karen still works as a textile designer when she’s not creating picture books, and Jim works in the publishing industry. They won the picture book category of the Sheffield Book Award for their first book Letterbox Lil (OUP) in 2007. They also recently won first prize at the Dundee Picture Book Award for Who Are You, Stripy Horse? and last year it was awarded silver in the Practical Pre-School Awards.

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Stripy Horse, Hide and Seek
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
Featuring Stripy Horse, this title includes bright pictures and a simple rhyming text that take you on an exciting hide-and-seek adventure. Click here to see lots more Stripy Horse titles.
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 04/07/2011
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Stripy Horse, Off We Go!
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
Already a well-loved character, Stripy Horse is beautifully served in this board book version. Rhyming couplets gently capture Stripy Horse and his friends as they cheerfully hop and skate and glide. Click here to see lots more Stripy Horse...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 04/07/2011
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Stripy Horse, Just for You
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
As delightful as ever, Stripy Horse leads an exploration through colour in this enchanting and robust board book. A red balloon and a silver moon are just some of the things that entertain Stripy Horse in a delightful day of...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 03/01/2011
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Stripy Horse, Time for Bed
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
Another adventure for Stripy Horse from an early morning “wide awake” to “nighty-night, sleepyhead”. Stripy Horse's day is full of happy routines that all toddlers will enjoy.
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Format: Board book | Released 03/01/2011
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Hold on Tight, Stripy Horse!
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
A prize-winning author/illustrator team bring back the loveable Stripy Horse. This time Stripy Horse and his friends in the junk shop have to try and control the weather that threatens to overwhelm them and the shop. But where is all...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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Oh No, Monster Tomato!
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
The dramatic visual effects of the wonderful double page spreads in this book tell the delightful story of how Marvin sets out to grow the tastiest tomatoes in town – and succeeds! Marvin has much to contend with from his...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/10/2009
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Look Out, Stripy Horse!
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
Hot on the hooves of the stripy horse's first prize-winning adventure, Who Are You Stripy Horse? comes a wonderfully humorous and delightful tale of mischief, mayhem and monkeys and not forgetting of course, stripy horse. It's a must...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2008
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Look Out Stripy Horse!
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
Hot on the hooves of the stripy horse's first prize-winning adventure, Who are you stripy horse comes a wonderfully humorous and delightful tale of mischief, mayhem and monkeys and not forgetting of course, stripy horse. It's a must...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2008
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Who Are You, Stripy Horse?
Jim Helmore, Karen Wall
This is an utterly delightful tale where animals come to life one night in a shop starting with a stuffed stripy horse who wants to know his name. But who can help? That's when the adventure begins – thrills, spills...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/03/2007
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