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Jackie Morris - Author

Jackie Morris lives in Wales, where she writes and paints. She has two children, a small pack of dogs and a small pride of cats. She exhibits her paintings in galleries nationwide. Her internationally bestselling picture books for Frances Lincoln are Ted Hughes’ How the Whale Became; Mariana and the Merchild; The Snow Leopard; Can You See a Little Bear?; The Snow Whale; Lord of the Forest; as well as those she has both written and illustrated, The Seal Children; The Time of the Lion; Little One We Knew You’d Come; Tell Me a Dragon; The Cat and the Fiddle: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes; The Ice Bear. She has also written and illustrated a critically acclaimed novel for older children, East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

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Tell Me a Dragon
Jackie Morris
With wonderful stylish artwork by an artist of rare talent, this book describes through images and enchanting text the many different varieties of dragon and exactly why the different owners love them more than any other. Ranging from a dragon...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow
Jackie Morris
Gosh, this is absolutely and completely enchanting. The moment I laid eyes on ‘The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow' I knew I had fallen in love, I hugged the book before even opening the pages. I felt like a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 09/09/2016
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The Wild Swans
Jackie Morris
Jackie Morris has taken Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale of love, loyalty and courage and made it her own. The story of Eliza who must break the enchantment that has turned her eleven brothers into swans by knitting them...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2015
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The Cat and the Fiddle A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Jackie Morris
December 2014 Book of the Month With over forty traditional nursery rhymes, personally chosen by the illustrator and laid out in colour-drenched double spreads, this is a beautiful collection of rhymes that has the makings of a classic. The pictures...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/10/2014
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I am Cat
Jackie Morris
Ten wild habitats, ten wild cats and one domestic cat are dramatically and beautifully illustrated in this unique celebration of the cat. In bold pictures and a simple text, Jackie Morris brings alive Cat who, when asleep in the day,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2014
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The Snow Leopard
Jackie Morris
Jackie Morris's poetic text weaves the spirit of nature into a universal myth for our time. Set against the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas, her beautiful illustrations of the nearly-extinct Snow Leopard offer a message of hope at a time...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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Something About a Bear
Jackie Morris
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. With stunning watercolour paintings, this lyrical picture book describes eight bears from all over the world, all shown in their wild habitats - But which is the best bear of all? Your...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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The Ice Bear
Jackie Morris
Stunning illustrations capture the warm emotions of this magical story and juxtaposes them perfectly with the winter landscape of the white bears and the hunters who live in it. When Raven steals a white bear cub and delivers him to...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/07/2014
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The Ice Bear
Jackie Morris
Stunning illustrations capture the warm emotions of this magical story and juxtaposes them perfectly with the winter landscape of the white bears and the hunters who live in it. When Raven steals a white bear cub and delivers him to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2014
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I am Cat
Jackie Morris
Ten wild habitats, ten wild cats and one domestic cat are dramatically and beautifully illustrated in this unique celebration of the cat. In bold pictures and a simple text, Jackie Morris brings alive Cat who, when asleep in the day,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/02/2014
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Song of the Golden Hare
Jackie Morris
Beautifully illustrated, this is a magical story celebrating the survival of the Golden Hares and especially the protection of their queen. Growing up in the country, the boy knows that he and his family are special and different. While those...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/10/2013
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Little Evie in the Wild Wood
Jackie Morris - illustrated by Catherine Hyde
A lyrical and atmospheric fairy tale with a twist, inspired by Little Red Riding Hood. It is a powerful combination of menace and beauty, with the sensual surroundings of the woods and the wild creatures who live there.
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/08/2013
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East of the Sun, West of the Moon
Jackie Morris
A treat of a tale, this makes a rich full-length story out of a classic folk tale from the snowy northern lands. Living in poverty after has family has been forced to leave their home, a young girl is visited...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/02/2013
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I am Cat
Jackie Morris
In bold pictures and a simple text, Jackie Morris brings alive Cat who, when asleep in the day, dreams of being all kinds of other cats. Sometimes she's a lion lounging in the heat of the day; sometimes she's a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/09/2012
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The Cat and the Fiddle A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Jackie Morris
With over forty traditional nursery rhymes, personally chosen by the illustrator and laid out in colour-drenched double spreads, this is a beautiful collection of rhymes that has the makings of a classic. The pictures contain lots of detail to pore...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
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The Ice Bear
Jackie Morris
Stunning illustrations capture the warm emotions of this magical story and juxtaposes them perfectly with the winter landscape of the white bears and the hunters who live in it. When Raven steals a white bear cub and delivers him to...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/09/2010
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Tell Me a Dragon
Jackie Morris
With wonderful stylish artwork by an artist of rare talent, this book describes through images and enchanting text the many different varieties of dragon and exactly why the different owners love them more than any other. Ranging from a dragon...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 10/09/2009
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The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems
Jackie Morris
Age 7+ Whether you're 5 or 105 this is a real dream of a book; a collection of poems that reflect every facet of life with a thoughtful blend of humour and playfulness, poignancy and nostalgia. It's a collection to...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2006
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