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Timothy Knapman - Author

Timothy Knapman is a children’s writer, lyricist and playwright. His children’s books have been translated into twelve languages and include Soon, illustrated by Patrick Benson, Time Now To Dream, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, illustrated by Nikki Dyson, and the bestselling Mungo and the Picture Book Pirate series. His titles have often been featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He lives in Weybridge, Surrey. Read more about the author here.

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Follow the Track All the Way Back
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Ben Mantle
Today is a BIG day for little Train ... he's going out on the track, all by himself, for the very first time! Taking its place beside the classic The Little Engine That Could, young readers will share Little Train's...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2017
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Can't Catch Me!
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Simona Ciraolo
An absolute treat to read aloud, this comic tale puts a new spin on the story of the gingerbread man. ‘Can't catch me!' sings Jake, ‘I'm the fastest mouse in the world' and he can easily outrun Tom the cat,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Time Now to Dream
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
One of our Books of the Year 2016 There's a dreamlike quality to this beautiful picture book. Two young children, painted by Helen Oxenbury with typical sensitivity, leave the safety of their garden to explore the forest when they hear...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedSir Dancealot
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Keith Robinson
September 2016 Book of the Month Little Sir Dancealot would fit right in on Strictly! This nimble-toed young knight has a novel approach to combat – he dances his enemies into submission, waltzing or jiving with them until the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 08/09/2016
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Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes!
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Nikki Dyson
Pity the poor mum in this story who has to wrestle a very lively young dinosaur fan into bed. Her little boy knows just how dinosaurs behave, what they like (mess, rampaging), and what they don't like (baths, pyjamas, milk);...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/08/2016
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Soon
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Patrick Benson's superb illustrations bring to life this touching adventure for a baby elephant. Early one morning the little elephant Raju sets off with his mother. On their way they see off a snappy crocodile and then both a slithering...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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Superhero Dad
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Joe Berger
This vibrant, humorous and warm-hearted celebration of all the incredible things a dad can do is a classic about the specialness of dad (and their superhero sons!).
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/1970
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Soon
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Patrick Benson
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015 Patrick Benson's superb illustrations bring to life this touching adventure for a baby elephant. Early one morning the little elephant Raju sets off with his mother. On their way they see off...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/05/2015
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Superhero Dad
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Joe Berger
This vibrant, humorous and warm-hearted celebration of all the incredible things a dad can do is a classic about the specialness of dad (and their superhero sons!).
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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The Great Easter Egg Scramble
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by David Walker
A fabulously funny rhyming text with adorable illustrations. The perfect Easter treat!
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2012
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My Adventure Island
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Sarah Warburton
April 2012 Book of the Month. My Adventure Island is a magical place where anything can happen particularly if you have a little bit of imagination. It's a brilliantly funny tale of mischief and mayhem by Timothy Knapman, author of the
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2012
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My Uncle Foulpest: Dinosaur Disaster
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Sarah Horne
Foulpest returns - our unlikely hero in the form of an ogre! Welcome back to Wally's world - a hilarious offering of ogre uncles, evil weevils and more! My Uncle Foulpest: Dinosaur Disaster is the hilarious second instalment in the series by Timothy Knapman....
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2012
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My Uncle Foulpest: Teacher Trouble
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Sarah Horne
Wally just wants to be an ordinary, normal boy living an ordinary, normal life - then his uncle Foulpest comes to look after him. Foulpest is an ogre, and he has other ideas. Foulpest means well, but he just can't...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2011
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Little Ogre's Surprise Supper
Timothy Knapman - illustrated by Ben Cort
A Useful book about Friendship. A deliciously dark and funny tale, in which friendship comes before food. It's brilliantly and wackily illustrated by the uniquely talented Ben Cort who has of course also delivered on Aliens Love Underpants etc....
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2010
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Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates
Timothy Knapman
More bookish adventures here when the pirates in the bedtime story Mungo loves come to life. Suddenly, armed only with a teddy bear, Mungo is the hero of the swashbuckling adventures. Bold, carton style illustrations make this a lively night...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2005
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