Leigh Hodgkinson - Author Picture

Leigh Hodgkinson - Author

Leigh is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA-award winning animated series, Charlie and Lola. She is also an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, who is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up and daydreaming. Among her many brilliant picture books is Don’t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate, written by Caryl Hart, which won Highly Commended in the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award, Picture Book Category. Leigh lives and works in Sussex and is married with two children.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Leigh Hodgkinson

Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Leigh Hodgkinson
March 2016 Book of the Month Leigh Hodgkinson's picture book is a stylish investigation into how and where to read a book. Goldilocks-like, a young boy tries out a variety of chairs and reading locations. Not one of them suits:...
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Format: Hardback | Released 10/03/2016
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Troll Swap
Leigh Hodgkinson
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 A troll who doesn't want to be disgusting and a little girl who doesn't want to be good and nice are both odd balls in their own world. One day, troll Timothy...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/04/2013
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Goldilocks and Just the One Bear
Leigh Hodgkinson
Goldilocks revisited! The tables are delightfully turned in this hugely entertaining story of how, on a visit to the city, one Bear finds the hustle and bustle of the streets too much. Seeing a beautiful, cool and quiet apartment, the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/06/2012
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Limelight Larry
Leigh Hodgkinson
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011. This fabulously stylish, contemporary and witty book about the pitfalls of showing off is another gem from the amazingly talented Leigh Hodgkinson. This book is brilliantly illustrated with style and sparkle. There's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2011
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Limelight Larry
Leigh Hodgkinson
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011. This fabulously stylish, contemporary and witty book about the pitfalls of showing off is another gem from the amazingly talented Leigh Hodgkinson. This book is brilliantly illustrated with style and sparkle. There's...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/09/2010
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Colin and the Wrong Shadow
Leigh Hodgkinson
A stunning picture book from a wonderfully talented new children's artist. Colin the cat is a very appealing protagonist, but he has a problem. Somebody has borrowed his shadow and given him someone else's. Join Colin as he tracks down...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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Smile!
Leigh Hodgkinson
How can a little girl find her missing smile? She loves to smile but one day the thing she loves best just seems to disappear. She looks everywhere she can think of and finds loads of other missing things along...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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Colin And The Wrong Shadow
Leigh Hodgkinson
A stunning picture book from a wonderfully talented new children's artist. Colin the cat is a very appealing protagonist, but he has a problem. Somebody has borrowed his shadow and given him someone else's. Join Colin as he tracks down...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/09/2008
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Author Info

Author's Website

www.wonkybutton.com/

Author's Blog

leighhodgkinson.blogspot.co...

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