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Garry Parsons - Illustrator

Garry Parsons studied Fine Art at Brighton College and after that he went on to study Illustration. He is a talented illustrator, whose work has captured the imaginations of children all over the UK. Billy's Bucket won the 2004 Children's Book Award. Krong! was his first book as an author/illustrator. Krong! has been shortlisted for the Stockport School's Book Award 2006 and was the winner of the Perth and Kinross Picture Book Award 2006. He has illustrated a number of picture books, including the bestselling World Book Day book The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot!, Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe by Brian Moses and There's an Ouch in my Pouch by Jeanne Willis. Garry has recently worked with Stephen and Lucy Hawking, Jeanne Willis, Diana Kimpton and author duo, Dougie Poynter and Tom Fletcher.

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The Greatest Magician in the World
Matt Edmondson - illustrated by Garry Parsons
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2017 The perfect book for all budding magicians! There are even real magic tricks to perform - and they work! Elliot is mad about magic. He talks about it and dreams about...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2017
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The Dragonsitter Detective
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
In a nutshell: one of our dragons is missing! More hi-jinks with Uncle Morton and his dragons As fans of this excellent series will know, young Edward Smith-Pickle is often called in to dragon-sit for his Uncle Morton's two dragons....
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Nuddy Ned's Christmas
Kes Gray - illustrated by Garry Parsons
It's Carry on Father Christmas in this new picture book! Nuddy Ned loves nothing more than running around in the all-together, even when it's minus three and snowing! Tearing off his jim-jams on Christmas Eve he hurtles out of the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Nuddy Ned's Christmas
Kes Gray - illustrated by Garry Parsons
It's Carry on Father Christmas in this new picture book! Nuddy Ned loves nothing more than running around in the all-together, even when it's minus three and snowing! Tearing off his jim-jams on Christmas Eve he hurtles out of the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat?
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
In a nutshell: dragons Halloween and a visit from Granny | Josh Lacey's Dragonsitter stories are little masterpieces of comic storytelling. In each one, the action is revealed via emails between young Edward Smith-Pickles and his uncle Morton, owner of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Dragonsitter to the Rescue
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Josh Lacey's Dragonsitter books pack really quite huge adventures as well as a lot of laughs into a very short extent, and are perfect for young readers. The Smith-Pickles are still baby-sitting Uncle Morton's dragons and Eddie takes two,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2016
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The Dinosaur That Pooped the Past
Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter - illustrated by Garry Parsons
When they accidently go back through history on a time-travelling swing, Danny and Dinosaur meet some new dino friends. But soon there's a rumbling noise; it's a volcano about to erupt! Can Dinosaur save the day by pooping them back...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/02/2015
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The Dinosaurs are Having a Party!
Gareth P. Jones - illustrated by Garry Parsons
August 2014 Book of the Month A rip-roaring dinosaur romp from a Blue Peter Book of the Year winner teamed up with the inimitable Garry Parsons, winner of the Red House Children's Book Award.
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/08/2014
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Reader ReviewedThe Dragonsitter's Island
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
A welcome addition to the highly entertaining Dragonsitter series which has previously been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Eddie is looking after his Uncle Morton's dragon on a remote Scottish island. As ever with anything to do with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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Secret FC
Tom Palmer - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Interest Age 8-12 / Reading Age 8+. A great story with a football focus. When football is banned at Lily and Zack's school, they decide to keep playing - on their very own secret pitch! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/08/2013
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Nuddy Ned
Kes Gray - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Ned's extreme delight in having no clothes on is wickedly captured in this story of a little boy who runs around everywhere with nothing on at all. Young readers will love Ned's nude prancing and especially lifting the provocatively placed...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2013
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The Dragonsitter
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012. A hilarious story full of useful tips for any dragon-minder. When Eddie's Uncle Morton goes off on an urgent mission he leaves his dragon behind with Eddie as the babysitter. But a dragon...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2012
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Spooky Soccer
Malachy Doyle - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Red Banana Books are for newly fluent readers so if you have a football mad youngster who you're struggling to persuade to pick up a book, then this one is perfect. Plenty of humour and with illustrations on every page,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2010
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