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Jane Hissey - Author

Jane studied illustration at art college, and was taught by Raymond Briggs before becoming an Art teacher herself. She has three grown up children; Owen, Alison and Ralph, and lives in East Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Jane Hissey

Old Bear's Bedtime Stories
Jane Hissey
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - December 2015 Book of the Month Jane Hissey's Old Bear stories make perfect bedtime reading: warm-hearted and so reassuring. Many of her best-loved characters feature in these stories and the more...
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Format: Hardback | Released 28/11/2015
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Ruby and the Naughty Cats
Jane Hissey
Ruby the cheery little mouse and her soft toy friends are back, and they're having trouble with the Naughty Cats! The Naughty Cats eat their picnic and dress up in their clothes and make a terrible mess with the paints!...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2014
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Little Bear Lost
Jane Hissey
Jane Hissey's timeless classic picture book series Old Bear has been brought back to life by Scribblers books for a new generation of readers. The popular nursery character Old Bear and all his pals are wonderfully evoked through rich colour...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2014
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Jolly Snow
Jane Hissey
November 2013 Book of the Month In the classic Old Bear, Jane Hissey's stunning illustrations of the inhabitants of the toy cupboard are brought to life. Now they are back for a new adventure. This time they are waiting for...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2013
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Jolly Tall
Jane Hissey
A beautiful brand new paperback edition of Jane Hissey's classic playroom adventure, Jolly Tall.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2013
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Old Bear
Jane Hissey
Old Bear was first published in 1986 and became one of the bestselling picture books ever with spin off merchandise that ensured he became a household name for a whole generation of children. Now, like the story of the much-loved...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2013
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Ruby, Blue and Blanket
Jane Hissey
One of our Books of the Year 2013 Best-selling Jane Hissey creates a joyful story of imaginative play as three delightful, soft toy friends dress up as a number of different characters. Blanket the horse decides to be a unicorn,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2013
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Ruff
Jane Hissey
A brand new paperback edition of the beautifully illustrated classic picture book featuring Ruff and all his friends including the wonderful Old Bear from popular author-illustrator Jane Hissey.
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/04/2013
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Hoot
Jane Hissey
A brand new paperback edition of the beautifully-illustrated classic picture book from popular author-illustrator Jane Hissey. It's the middle of the night when Hoot, a small woolly owl, wakes the toys with a ghostly Whooo! After an exciting night-time adventure,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2013
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Ruby, Blue and Blanket
Jane Hissey
March 2013 Book of the Month Best-selling Jane Hissey creates a joyful story of imaginative play as three delightful, soft toy friends dress up as a number of different characters. Blanket the horse decides to be a unicorn, Blue the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 27/02/2013
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Little Bear's Day
Jane Hissey
A lovely soft book to cuddle, this introduces the everyday things such as washing, dressing and eating breakfast that Little Bear does. Babies will love seeing Little Bear doing just what they do!
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Format: Rag book | Released 01/02/2013
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Little Bear's Bedtime
Jane Hissey
A very first book for the very smallest baby. All of Little Bear's bedtime routines – putting his toys away, snuggling down, tucking up cosily are beautifully recorded in this cloth book which is itself delightfully cuddly!
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Format: Rag book | Released 01/02/2013
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Little Bear's Numbers
Jane Hissey
Little Bear counts from 1-10 using his lovely toy cupboard friends and their toys to help him. The chunky board book format makes this perfect for small hands to hold.
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Format: Board book | Released 01/01/2013
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Little Bear's Colours
Jane Hissey
Little Bear's nursery friends show off lots of colours in their clothes, their furniture, what they paint and what they cut out. Each board book page is a beautiful picture as well as featuring a particular colour.
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Format: Board book | Released 01/01/2013
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Old Bear
Jane Hissey
November 2012 Book of the Month Old Bear was first published in 1986 and became one of the bestselling picture books ever with spin off merchandise that ensured he became a household name for a whole generation of children. Now,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2012
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Old Bear Stories
Jane Hissey
Five classic bestselling picture books have been put together in this handsome edition which displays Jane hissey's beautiful illustrations perfectly. Jane Hissey's loveable Old Bear and the very special friends Bramwell Brown, Little Bear, Rabbit and Duck have the most...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2012
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Little Bear's Trousers
Jane Hissey
A brand new paperback edition of the beautifully-illustrated classic picture book from popular author-illustrator Jane Hissey. The amusing story is perfect for sharing with young children.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2012
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