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Rebecca Elliott - Author

Always the eternal daydreamer and doodler Rebecca Elliott's school project from the age of six has in it the line “When I grow up I want to be a writer and an artist”. After a brief trip into a more serious life involving gaining a degree in Philosophy followed by an insanely dull office job Rebecca returned to her childhood career plans.

Since 2002 she has written and illustrated dozens of children’s picture books including, Cub’s First Winter, Naked Trevor , The Last Tiger, Milo’s Pet Egg and Zoo Girl which was nominated for the 2012 Kate Greenaway Medal. She has also written about her own children, one of whom has severe special needs, in her books Just Because and Sometimes which have been met with accolades from former children’s laureates Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen, five star reviews and much media coverage from, amongst others, The Independent and Radio 2.

Rebecca also teaches adult courses on writing and illustrating children’s books, regularly visits schools and runs workshops for children at events including the Edinburgh Literary Festival.

She lives in Suffolk with her ‘inspirations’ - her husband Matthew, a history teacher, and three children, Clementine, Toby and Benjamin and continues to spend her days doodling and daydreaming.

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Dalmatian in a Digger
Rebecca Elliott
February 2017 Book of the Month This is a book to delight all young fans of heavy machinery. A little puppy gets a dream wake-up call: ‘Dugger Dugger Digger'. Sure enough, there's a Dalmatian driving a digger past his window,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 09/02/2017
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Noah's Noisy Animals
Rebecca Elliott
Rebecca Elliott tells the story of Noah's Ark with extraordinary economy and charm, capturing all the drama and the joy. On chunky board book pages we see two lovely lions, two magnificent monkeys, two brown bears, two pretty parrots, followed...
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Format: Board book | Released 19/02/2016
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My Stinky New School
Rebecca Elliott
Toby's little brother Benjamin goes to nursery and loves it. His big sister Clemmie goes to special school, and she loves it too. But Toby is starting at a new school, and he hates it. He hasn't any friends, doesn't...
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Format: Paperback | Released 19/02/2016
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Missing Jack
Rebecca Elliott
Jack is just a lovely cat: not snooty, like some; never angry; fun to play with! As Jack gets older though, it's like he's fading away. When Jack dies, his family have a little funeral for him, and – after...
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Format: Paperback | Released 19/06/2015
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My Stinky New School
Rebecca Elliott
Toby's little brother Benjamin goes to nursery and loves it. His big sister Clemmie goes to special school, and she loves it too. But Toby is starting at a new school, and he hates it. He hasn't any friends, doesn't...
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Format: Hardback | Released 19/06/2015
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Missing Jack
Rebecca Elliott
Jack is just a lovely cat: not snooty, like some; never angry; fun to play with! As Jack gets older though, it's like he's fading away. When Jack dies, his family have a little funeral for him, and – after...
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Format: Hardback | Released 20/02/2015
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Mr Super Poopy Pants
Rebecca Elliott
An older brother looks affectionately at his baby brother despite the fact that he is very far removed from the super-hero he is hoping for! Instead, this little one has only one skill – he can fill a nappy!
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Format: Paperback | Released 20/02/2015
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Mr Super Poopy Pants
Rebecca Elliott
An older brother looks affectionately at his baby brother despite the fact that he is very far removed from the super-hero he is hoping for! Instead, this little one has only one skill – he can fill a nappy! A...
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Format: Hardback | Released 20/06/2014
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The Last Tiger
Rebecca Elliott
Can the Last Tiger and his friend Luka save their ruined world and build a new one? Together, through their friendship, Luka and the Tiger show new ways of thinking that bring hope to a world that has destroyed nature....
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Format: Hardback | Released 20/07/2012
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Zoo Girl
Rebecca Elliott
Highly commended in the Junior magazine Design Awards in the Picture Book of the Year category and shortlisted for Most Promising New Talent. A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. This striking picture book containing just 19...
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Format: Paperback | Released 17/06/2011
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Sometimes
Rebecca Elliott
A going-to-the-hospital book in which Toby and Clemmie never let illness and disability get in the way of fun. Toby and Clemmie first appeared in the award-winning Just Because, in which Toby paints us a picture of his super big...
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Format: Paperback | Released 20/05/2011
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Just Because
Rebecca Elliott
Shortlisted for the 2011 National Association of Special Education Needs (NASEN) Inclusive Children's Book of the Year Award, which exists to applaud children's books that promote a positive image of people with special educational needs and encourage children to understand...
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Format: Paperback | Released 20/08/2010
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Milo's Pet Egg
Rebecca Elliott
A touching story about caring and developing an unusual friendship. When Milo finds an egg and hears it breathing, he determines to look after it. Milo and egg have some wonderful adventures together, learning skills from each other. When Milo...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2010
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Cub's First Winter
Rebecca Elliott
Within this snuggly bedtime story there is an excellent introduction to looking at nature. It is Cub's first winter and he wants to learn everything he can about it. Mum gives him lyrical answers to his many questions as she...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2010
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