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Joyce Dunbar - Author

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Joyce Dunbar

Tibs the Post Office Cat
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Claire Fletcher
Tibs the legendary Post Office mouser is the hero of this story. He's adopted by the sorters at Mount Pleasant to deal with the mice that are nibbling the mail, just like the real life Tibs, but here Joyce...
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Format: Hardback | Released 20/04/2017
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Pat-A-Cake Baby
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Polly Dunbar
It's the middle of the night, but little pat-a-cake baby wants to bake a special cake and does, with the help of three laughing, mischievous baby helpers. And what fun they have – mixing the ingredients, whisking, stirring, sieving and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2016
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Pat-A-Cake Baby
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Polly Dunbar
It's the middle of the night, but little pat-a-cake baby wants to bake a special cake and does, with the help of three laughing, mischievous baby helpers. And what fun they have – mixing the ingredients, whisking, stirring, sieving and...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/04/2015
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Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Jill Barton
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 Cat lovers everywhere will relish this beauty of a book. Jill Barton's glorious large scale illustrations capture the different moods of this changeable feline...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde
Joyce Dunbar - illustrated by Jill Barton
Cat lovers everywhere will relish this beauty of a book. Jill Barton's glorious large scale illustrations capture the different moods of this changeable feline star. Good cat or bad cat? Joyce Dunbar's lyrical and rhythmic text beautifully describes the many...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2012
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