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Libby Walden - Author

Libby Walden is an editor at Caterpillar Books and a book review blogger at Through the Wardrobe. Libby’s days are filled with writing, reading and dreaming up new books. Read more about the author here.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Libby Walden

Secrets of the Mountain
Libby Walden - illustrated by Richard Jones
In a nutshell: Dahl-esque story in defence of Unusualness Children who like their stories filled with larger-than-life characters, crazy comedy and the reassuring sense that love and goodness will win out, will really enjoy A.L Kennedy's Uncle Shawn books. In...
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/04/2018
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Bird House
Libby Walden - illustrated by Clover Robin
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2018 This chunky book imitates a bird house in shape and makes a great format for an attractive lift- the- flap information book about the different habitats of birds. These include duck houses...
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Format: Novelty book | Released 08/03/2018
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Bug Hotel
Libby Walden - illustrated by Clover Robin
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2018 Take a new look at some of the most common insects and mini-beasts around us in this fun to use information book about the habitats of beetles, bees, spiders, butterflies and more....
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Format: Novelty book | Released 08/03/2018
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Hidden World Forest
Libby Walden - illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman
With large flaps on every page, short accompanying explanatory sentences and attractive illustrations, this is a great book to introduce children to nature and the natural world. Focussing on the forest and its animal and plant life, the book is...
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Format: Novelty book | Released 13/07/2017
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In Focus Cities
Libby Walden - illustrated by Grace Easton, Sol Linero, Clair Rossiter & others
Ten different illustrators explore the culture and customs of some of the world's greatest cities in this stylish information book. Each city is portrayed across double pages, which in turn open out, enabling the reader to discover a wealth of...
Lovereading Price: £12.79 - Saving £3.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 13/07/2017
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In Focus 101 Close Ups, Cross-Sections and Cutaways
Libby Walden - illustrated by Barbara Bakos, Chester Bentley, L'Atelier Cartogra
The renaissance in non-fiction and information books continues apace as publishers create beautiful books that inform and inspire readers. This is just such a book: ten accomplished artists each explore a chosen topic over a double page spread – though...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/07/2016
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