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Mini Grey - Author

Mini Grey studied sequential design at Brighton University before launching her first picture book, Egg Drop, in 2002. Trained in puppet making, set design, welding and carpentry, Mini’s style has an unconventional flare and instantly recognizable quirkiness. Her picture books include Traction Man is Here, Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog, Biscuit Bear, Egg Drop and The Pea and the Princess. Amongst numerous nominations & prizes, Mini has won the Smarties Book Award and the Kate Greenaway Prize for The Adventures of the Dish & Spoon.

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The Bad Bunnies' Magic Show
Mini Grey
Sophisticated, surreal and wonderfully anarchic, this is another brilliant picture book from Mini Grey. They may not look it, but Abra and Cadabra are bad bunnies. They've locked the Great Hypno up in his trunk and taken over his magic...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/06/2017
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Space Dog
Mini Grey
Spacedog's lonely mission is nearly over, and it's nearly time for him to go home. But one perilous rescue attempt later, and he finds himself with an Astrocat aboard his ship. But everyone knows Spacedogs and Astrocats are sworn enemies...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/03/2015
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Hermelin The Detective Mouse
Mini Grey
Shortlisted for the 2015 UKLA Book Awards 3-6 years Hermelin is a noticer. He is also a finder. The occupants of Offley Street are delighted when their missing items are found, but not so happy to learn that their brilliant...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/02/2015
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Hermelin
Mini Grey
Hermelin is a noticer. He is also a finder. The occupants of Offley Street are delighted when their missing items are found, but not so happy to learn that their brilliant detective is a mouse! What will happen to Hermelin?...
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Format: Hardback | Released 27/02/2014
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Three By the Sea
Mini Grey
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Shortlisted for the prestigious Sheffield Children's Book Award 2011. Prize-winning illustrator Mini Grey tells a tender and thought-provoking fable about friendship. Cat, Dog and Mouse live happily together; while Cat...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2011
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Three By the Sea
Mini Grey
Shortlisted for the prestigious Sheffield Children's Book Award 2011 Prize-winning illustrator Mini Grey tells a tender and thought provoking fable about friendship. Cat, Dog and Mouse live happily together; while Cat does the housework, Dog tends the garden and Mouse...
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Format: Hardback | Released 30/09/2010
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Traction Man Meets Turbodog
Mini Grey
Hilarious action-packed new adventures for the intrepid Traction Man and his popular side-kick, Scrubbing Brush, in this fantastic sequel by prize-winning illustrator Mini Grey. After an intrepid exploration of the compost heap, Scrubbing Brush returns so dirty that the foolish...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2009
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Traction Man Is Here (Book & CD)
Mini Grey
Hurrah for Traction Man, the toy hero who, with his faithful side kick Scrubbing Brush, is up for adventures anytime and anyplace. They'll tackle any challenge and bravely fight their way through to success. But, when Traction Man is given...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2008
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Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog
Mini Grey
Hilarious action-packed new adventures for the intrepid Traction Man and his popular side-kick, Scrubbing Brush, in this fantastic sequel by prize-winning illustrator Mini Grey. After an intrepid exploration of the compost heap, Scrubbing Brush returns so dirty that the foolish...
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Format: Hardback | Released 25/09/2008
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Traction Man is Here
Mini Grey
Mini Grey has been selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008. Short listed for the Blue Peter Book Awards - Best Illustrated book to read aloud 2006.A very original tale told from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2006
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The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon
Mini Grey
Mini Grey has been selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008. Winner of Greenaway Award 2007. Everybody knows that the Dish ran away with the Spoon but who knows why or what happened...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2006
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