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Pat Hutchins - Author

About the Author

Pat Hutchins has always loved drawing and at the age of 16, won a scholarship to Darlington Art School. She is now one of the most popular picture book creators in the world with over 30 children's books published after the success of her classic Rosie's Walk.

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Other books by Pat Hutchins

Rosie's Walk 50th anniversary cased board book edition

Rosie's Walk 50th anniversary cased board book edition

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Board book Release Date: 08/03/2018

Rosie the hen is going for a walk. But she'd better watch out - there's a sneaky fox on the prowl . . . This timeless classic is the perfect combination of funny, witty, child-friendly humour and iconic retro artwork. The spare text is cleverly complemented by pictures that tell more than the words give away - ideal for building visual literacy for the very youngest readers. This is one of the must-have books for any child's library.

The Mona Lisa Mystery

The Mona Lisa Mystery

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

Class 3 of Hampstead Primary School are off on a school trip to Paris! Morgan is the first to spot the bearded man in the black Citroen car, cruising behind their school bus, and feels sure he is following them. The plot thickens when a second mysterious bearded man appears on the ferry boat, Soon Class 3 find themselves entangled with a group of art thieves intent upon stealing the Mona Lisa...!

Where, Oh Where, is Rosie's Chick?

Where, Oh Where, is Rosie's Chick?

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2016

Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn't there. But watch out Rosie - there's someone following you, and it's not just your baby chick! The funny sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Rosie's Walk, with the same element of danger and surprise that children so enjoy.

Where, Oh Where, is Rosie's Chick?

Where, Oh Where, is Rosie's Chick?

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn't there. But watch out Rosie - there's someone following you, and it's not just your baby chick! The funny sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Rosie's Walk, with the same element of danger and surprise that children so enjoy.

We're Going On A Picnic

We're Going On A Picnic

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

It's a perfect day for a picnic so Hen picks some berries, Goose picks some apples and Duck picks some pears. Then the three friends set off to look for the perfect spot to enjoy their feast. But the three friends aren't the only ones who are hungry. As the picnic basket gets lighter and lighter, readers will be laughing harder and harder. A wonderfully funny tale from the creator of Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2010

Rosie the hen is going for a walk, but she'd better watch out - there's a very sneaky fox hot on her tail feathers! Rosie's Walk has become a beacon in the world of children's picture books, an ever-popular classic which generations have enjoyed. Children love the humour of this near-wordless story. At a wonderful larger size, this new book and CD edition will bring the joy of Rosie's tale and Pat's bold artwork to a new generation of fans. This title is read by Samantha Bond, and featuring original music and hilarious sound effects children will love listening to this classic tale again and again.

Doorbell Rang

Doorbell Rang

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: eBook Release Date: 25/03/2008

Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made in this beloved classic.This enjoyable story about friendship, sharing, and cookies can also be used to introduce basic math concepts to young children. "e;Refreshing, enjoyable, and unpredictable."e;School Library JournalPat Hutchins is the celebrated creator of numerous award-winning books for children, including Rosie's Walk, Titch, and Don't Forget the Bacon! The Doorbell Rang was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association.

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2003

When Rosie the hen sets off for a stroll, she is unaware of the distinctly fox-shaped shadow that's following her. But luckily for Rosie, her pursuer is the clumsiest of his kind! This timeless picture book by Pat Hutchins is now over thirty years old and still a firm favourite.

We're Going on a Picnic

We're Going on a Picnic

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2003

It's a lovely day for a picnic so Hen picks some berries, Goose picks some apples and Duck picks some pears then the three friends set off to look for the perfect spot to enjoy their feast. But young readers will quickly discover that the three friends aren't the only ones who are hungry. A mouse, a squirrel and a rabbit all help themselves to the food and by the time the friends sit down to eat, the basket is empty. As the picnic basket gets lighter and lighter, readers will be laughing harder and harder.

Don't Forget The Bacon

Don't Forget The Bacon

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2002

'Six farm eggs, a cake for tea, a pound of pears and don't forget the bacon.'A young boy sets out to do the shopping, determined to remember his simple list but as the sights and sounds of town distract him he finds himself in a terrible muddle.

House That Sailed Away Play

House That Sailed Away Play

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2001

Illustrated by Laurence Hutchins. Grandma, Mother, Father, Morgan, the baby and Tailcat find themselves catapulted into the whackiest adventure ever when their house floats off down the street and out to sea! Blood-thirsty pirates, a kidnapping and buried treasure are just some of the hair-raisers in store in Pat Hutchins' own adaptation of her ever-popular children's novel.

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2001

Rosie's walk around the farmyard, pursued by the hungry but clumsy fox, has become a beacon in the world of children's picture books, an ever-popular classic which generations have enjoyed. Children love the humour of this near-wordless story. One disaster after another befalls the poor fox while Rosie goes on her way, supremely unaware of the danger behind her. Now at a wonderful larger size, this re-issue wil bring the joy of Rosie's tale and Pat's bold artwork to a new generation of fans.

Ten Red Apples

Ten Red Apples

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2000

Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. Save one for me, calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife? Count on Pat Hutchins to solve the problem happily. And count the red apples before they are all gone!

What's The Time Titch?

What's The Time Titch?

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2000

WHAT'S THE TIME, TITCH? Titch is a busy little bee! And children will find learning to tell the time easy by following Titch's activities throughout his fun-packed day!

It's My Birthday

It's My Birthday

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/01/2000

Count with Titch 1, 2, 3

Count with Titch 1, 2, 3

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/1999

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Board book Release Date: 02/07/1998

Rosie's walk around the farmyard, pursued by the hungry but clumsy fox, has become a beacon in the world of children's picture books, an ever-popular classic which generations have enjoyed. Children love the humour of this near-wordless story. One disaster after another befalls the poor fox while Rosie goes on her way, supremely unaware of the danger behind her. It's a delight, and perfectly suited to the board book format. Pat Hutchins is a winner of the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for children's book illustration.

Titch

Titch

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/1997

A TITCH storybook by award winning author, Pat Hutchins. Titch is the smallest and the youngest in his family. His brother Pete and his sister Mary have bigger biokes than Titch, kites that fly high-up in the sky and instruments that make much BIGGER noises. But when Titch plants a tiny seed thay all find out that starting off small is just the first stage of GROWING!!!

Clocks and More Clocks

Clocks and More Clocks

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1994

When the hall clock reads twenty minutes past four, the attic clock reads twenty-three minutes past four, the kitchen clock reads twenty-five minutes past four, and the bedroom clock reads twenty-six minutes past four, what should Mr. Higgins do? He can't tell which of his clocks tells the right time. He is in for a real surprise when the Clockmaker shows him that they are all correct!

The Curse Of The Egyptian Mummy

The Curse Of The Egyptian Mummy

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/1993

Follow That Bus

Follow That Bus

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/1992

What starts as an ordinary school outing turns into a madcap adventure for Class 6 when forgetful Miss Beaver accidentally switches her holdall with that of some bank robbers! The whole class is soon involved in a cops and robbers chase across country but emerge victorious when they capture the baddies!

The House That Sailed Away

The House That Sailed Away

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/1992

Poor old Grandma! It had rained every day since she came to stay with Mother, Father, Morgan, the baby and Tailcat. But just as everyone was getting really fed up of being stuck indoors, the most amazing thing happened! Suddenly the house started to shudder and rock - and then just floated off down the street and off to sea. Before long, the family find themselves on the wackiest adventure ever! Hungry cannibals, blood-thirsty pirates, a kidnapping and buried treasure are just some of the hair-raisers in store. Will the family ever see dry land again or will evil One-Eyed Jake cut them into a million tiny pieces?

The Doorbell Rang

The Doorbell Rang

Author: Pat Hutchins Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/10/1989

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