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Mark Sperring - Author

Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children's book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart, Snappy Birthday, Dino Mummy, Dino Baby, Dino Daddy, My Little Star, Four Silly Skeletons and I’ll Love You Always. He lives in Bristol.

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The Naughty Naughty Baddies
Mark Sperring - illustrated by David Tazzyman
You'll be hard pressed to find a more dastardly set of villains than the naughty, naughty baddies and the criminal plan they hatch is outrageously wicked and daring! They actually break into the queen's palace to steal the spots off...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/03/2017
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Captain McGrew Wants You for His Crew!
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Ed Eaves
January 2017 Book of the Month In suitably jolly rhyme Ed Eaves describes just what joining Captain McGrew's pirate crew entails, from the reasonably easy – climbing the rigging, shouting ‘Land Ahoy!' – to the downright difficult – digging up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/01/2017
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I'll Love You Always
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Alison Brown
The passage of time and the everlasting nature of a parent's love for a child are intertwined in this charming picture book. Big Mouse answers Little Mouse's question ‘how long will you love me?' using the natural world to demonstrate...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/01/2017
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Four Silly Skeletons
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sue Hendra
Lots of laughs as Fred, Sid, Belle and Bill, the four silly skeletons who love to dance, get themselves in all kinds of predicaments as they cavort about – especially at night. Luckily, their resourceful Auntie June is on hand...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/09/2016
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Daddy Lion's Tea Party
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sarah Warburton
June 2015 Book of the Month Daddy Lion has decided it's the perfect day for a tea party – a quiet little tea party, just him and his cubs. The cubs want to invite the other animals but Daddy Lion says...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/06/2015
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Daddy Lion's Tea Party
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sarah Warburton
June 2015 Book of the Month Daddy Lion has decided it's the perfect day for a tea party – a quiet little tea party, just him and his cubs. The cubs want to invite the other animals but Daddy Lion says...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2015
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Dino-Daddy
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sam Lloyd
With Father's Day approaching, this could be the perfect gift for the dino-daddy in your life! Mark Sperring's jolly rhyming text details all the fun the dino-kids have with their daddy, from trips to the park to a bit of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/06/2015
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Mabel and Me - Best of Friends
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sarah Warburton
Mabel and Me are an unlikely couple of friends to outsiders but that doesn't matter because they just are each other's very bestest, bestest of friends. It is hard to define exactly why but, when they meet first a Famous...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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Dino-Baby
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Sam Lloyd
It's not easy being a big sister - especially when your new baby brother is a roaring dino baby. There are just SO many things to remember ...Be quiet in the morning, when you first get up. Because crashes, bangs...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/05/2013
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The Shape of My Heart
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Alys Paterson
One of our Books of the Year 2013 - January 2013 Picture Book of the Month Bright images offer loads to look at for young readers to think about the shape of all the things around them in the world....
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Format: Paperback | Released 17/01/2013
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Green (Mini Board Book)
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Leo Timmers
This is a brilliantly witty, familiar and well-observed depiction of sibling relationships. Clive is a boy who absolutely loves green. In fact, so much so that he wears no other colour but his sister is always laughing and teasing him...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2012
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Green
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Leo Timmers
This is a brilliantly witty, familiar and well-observed depiction of sibling relationships. Clive is a boy who absolutely loves green. In fact, so much so that he wears no other colour but his sister is always laughing and teasing him...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2010
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Green
Mark Sperring - illustrated by Leo Timmers
This is a brilliantly witty, familiar and well-observed depiction of sibling relationships. Clive is a boy who absolutely loves green. In fact, so much so that he wears no other colour but his sister is always laughing and teasing him...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2010
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