Cheesemares by Ross Collins


Written by Ross Collins
Illustrated by Ross Collins

5+ readers   7+ readers   Little Gems   
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Interest Age 5-8+ Hal’s cheesy nightmares have become impossible and he is determined to find out why. With his fat dog Rufus, Hal goes on the hunt to find out and finds himself having to deal with some very disagreeable cows indeed. Told by Ross Collins in words and pictures this is a hugely entertaining and original story.

About the Little Gems series: Little Gems are in a gorgeous new chunky format, with high-spec production including coloured endpapers and jacketed flaps with activities. Additional features include high quality cream paper, Barrington Stoke font and illustrations on every page. They are perfect for 5-8's. These quality stories promote good reading practice for all newly independent readers.


Cheesemares by Ross Collins

Hal is determined to get to the bottom of his terrifying cheesemares in this hilarious comedy for younger readers from author/illustrator Ross Collins Hal is convinced there is a connection between his well-loved cheesy snacks and the horrible nightmares he keeps having. Hal sets off on a mission to solve his cheesemares once and for all, but will he ever escape from the horror he faces in The Evil House of Cheese?

Here Ross Collins' two talents for writing and illustrating combine in this fun romp where evil cows meet Frankenstein. With a fab glow-in-the-dark jacket and fun activities hiding in the flaps.

Quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

About the Author

Ross Collins

Ross was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1972. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 with a First in Illustration. Since then he has illustrated over 100 children’s book and has written 8, winning many prestigious awards including the Scottish Children’s Book Award and Royal Mail Book Award.

Ross spends his time writing and illustrating children's books, walking by Loch Lomond and precariously swinging backwards on chairs. Ross can also be found scaring small children at book festivals and schools. He lives in Glasgow.

Photo credit, Chris Close.

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120 pages


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Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

8th February 2013




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