Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham - Author Picture

Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham - Authors

Elspeth Graham was born during a snowstorm in Northumberland, England. After university, she became passionately interested in reading to her children and understanding how children learn to read. Elspeth began to write books for children - some with her husband, and fellow author, Mal Peet. Mal’s stories became longer and longer and he went on to be an award- winning author of books for young adults. Mal and Elspeth loved writing picture books together and continued to do so until Mal’s death in 2015. The Treasure of Pirate Frank is one of the last picture books that they wrote together. Elspeth is still passionately interested in stories and the pleasure that there is in the simple act of reading. Elspeth lives in Devon with her dog Pedro.

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The Treasure of Pirate Frank
Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham - illustrated by Jez Tuya
Unusually clever and skilfully told this pirate story has echoes of We're Going on a Bear Hunt both in the way that the narrative grows and builds from page to page and in its lovely surprise ending. A young...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Mysterious Traveller
Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham - illustrated by P. J. Lynch
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 A moving and brilliantly researched story about camels, lost princesses and the strength of wisdom and knowledge from the creators of the award-winning Cloud Tea Monkeys, Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham and, stunningly...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/04/2013
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Cloud Tea Monkeys
Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham - illustrated by Juan Wijngaard
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2011 Based on a centuries-old legend of tea-picking monkeys, this title tells a tale full of vivid characters: a heartless Overseer, an enigmatic Royal Tea-Taster and, in a faraway land, and an Empress...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2010
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