Claire Freedman - Author

About the Author

Claire Freedman lives on the Essex coast. She has worked for the BBC, Harrods and for a reprographic company and now writes full-time. She is the author of a number of books for children, including A Kiss Goodnight, Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones and On This Special Night with Little Tiger Press. When not writing, Claire spends her time sailing, walking in the countryside and, when she can, travelling abroad.

Claire discovered her love of writing for children after joining a local writing group – which she still enjoys attending regularly. She began by writing stories and picture strips for comics including Twinkle, Pingu and Sesame Street, before trying her hand at picture books.

Read a Q&A with Claire Freedman here.

 

Featured books by Claire Freedman

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

Aliens love underpants, In every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, So here's a big surprise ...You probably thought that aliens came down to earth with a view to taking over the planet - but, no, they simply want to steal your pants! With two playmats and over 50 felt pieces you can recreate your favourite scenes! Check out the fun stuff and author events on the Aliens Love Underpants website  www.aliensloveunderpants.com

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

This new edition of the bestselling book comes with an awesome pirate captain toy! Ahoy me hearties! Join the Pants Pirates on a special treasure hunt. Grab your cutlass and sail on the Pirate Ship Black Bloomer past angry crocs, sharks in fancy pants and through gurgling swamps on a quest to find...the Pants of Gold! This hilarious new addition to the phenomenally successful Underpants series will not disappoint. You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down! There's also a new edition of the bestselling book, Aliens Love Underpants! that comes with a pantstastic fuzzy felt playset!

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

5+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Join Max and his monster friends as they head off on holiday for lots of stinky, smelly, gooey, gunky fun in the sun ...All monsters fly with Queasy Jet, Max loves their in-flight meal -- moth mash with tapeworm sausages, washed down with pureed eel. The hotel is covered with snail trails, there are caterpillar croissants for breakfast and watch out for the shark spaghetti - it might just bite you on the bottom! A super, stinky, holiday-fun follow-up to Spider Sandwiches and Dragon Jelly.

George's Dragon

George's Dragon

3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/04/2011

The bestselling author of Aliens Love Underpants turns her hand to a wonderful story of a new pet with a difference! The pet George chooses in the pet shop looks like a baby lizard but George knows it will be much more than a lizard one day! The mishaps that happen as the baby grows into a big and then a very big dragon will delight all young readers while scaring their parents!

Other books by Claire Freedman

Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave

Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

There's a crime wave in the town and Ducktective Quack needs your help to solve the mystery. Follow the clues in the pictures and see if you can work out who-done-it! Someone has been helping themselves to all the cakes and sweet treats and it's down to Ducktective Quack and her sidekick, Constable Crackling, to catch the culprit. Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime wave is a funny and engaging story written by internationally bestselling author, Claire Freedman, and brought to life with hilarious illustrations by Mike Byrne.

Superkid

Superkid

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Amazing, action-packed superhero adventure by the bestselling power-duo Claire Freedman and Sarah McIntyre. There's a boy quite ordinary, He looks like me or you, But in secret... he is SUPERKID - There's nothing he can't do! With x-ray vision, super speed and bravery by the bag-load, Superkid is always on hand to save the day! He can spot bullies trying to steal your bubblegum, he knows just what to do with a plateful of broccoli, and he can make even pirates surrender. A bestselling picture book with an empowering message about every child's potential to be a hero, delivered in a fun, rhyming story full of action and adventure. An encouraging message about every child's potential to be a hero, delivered in a fun, rhyming story full of action and adventure.

There's A Spider In This Book

There's A Spider In This Book

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

There's a spider in this book. Are you brave enough to take a look? Eric the spider can't understand why people scream and run away from him. He only wants to say hello. But Fluffy the cat wants to eat Eric, so he's hiding. It's up to the reader to find Eric on every spread and maybe finally catch a glimpse of him with the surprise lift the flap ending . . . A funny and engaging story written by internationally bestselling author, Claire Freedman, and brought to life by Mike Byrne's hilarious and colourful illustrations.

How to Nab a Rabbit

How to Nab a Rabbit

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

A laugh-out-loud book from bestselling author Claire Freedman, illustrated by the brilliant Monika Filipina For hungry wolves, this book is a winner, It shows you how to catch your dinner. Love bunny pie and rabbit stew? They'll soon become your dream come true. Full of foolproof tips, written by the Big Bad Wolf himself, this book is an essential guide for anyone looking to nab a rabbit. But make sure you keep an eye out for bears, springs with too much hop, and, of course, your own traps...

Cuddle Bear's Book of Hugs

Cuddle Bear's Book of Hugs

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Cuddle Bear LOVES giving hugs, And bringing cuddly cheer. But one bear can't hug everyone, So here's his great idea... To start a Hug Academy, of course! With classes on how to hug a giant giraffe, a tickly octopus and even a prickly porcupine, Cuddle Bear is teaching little bears everywhere to spread the cuddly love! With gorgeous illustrations from talented Gavin Scott (Little Penguin Lost) and a fun rhyming text from Claire Freedman (Who's for Dinner? and Bedtime, Little Ones), this snuggly sequel to the much-loved Cuddle Bear is the perfect bedtime read!

We Are Family

We Are Family

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2018

Affectionate, funny and joyful, this is the newest collaboration between internationally successful illustrator Judi Abbot and award-winning author of the Aliens Love Underpants series Claire Freedman. From slupring milkshakes with a big crowd of siblings, to the heartwrenching difficulty of sharing that favourite teddy with a sister, and the joys of cuddling up together at the end of the day, this delightful picture book explores the love between siblings in all its forms, whatever the size or make up of a family.

Pirates Love Underpants: Sticker Activity

Pirates Love Underpants: Sticker Activity

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Ahoy me hearties! A pants-tastic sticker activity book based on the bestselling, award-winning Aliens Love Underpants series by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, which has sold over three million copies worldwide. These pirates SO love underpants, They're on a special quest To find the fabled Pants of Gold, For the Captain's treasure chest. Join the Pants Pirates on a special treasure hunt in this fun-filled sticker activity book, full of pirates, adventure and, of course, underpants! You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down! Praise for Pirates Love Underpants: 'Guaranteed to get the little ones giggling' Daily Mail 'A piratical romp from the Aliens team, and sure to be a summer bestseller in paperback' The Bookseller 'Another winning tale from this talented duo, which will undoubtedly be extremely popular' Bookseller Children's Choice 'You'll find bouncy, perfectly rhythmic verses; lively and colourful pictures with plenty of hilarious details' Teach Primary

Bear's Story

Bear's Story

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

When Bear's favourite Big Book of Stories falls apart, he is determined to write some stories of his own. He ventures into the forest for inspiration, but writing is harder than he thinks - and he soon discovers that he needs a lot of help from his friends. A delightful book about stories and friendship, featuring a lovable brown bear.

Bear's Story

Bear's Story

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

When Bear's favourite Big Book of Stories falls apart, he is determined to write some stories of his own. He ventures into the forest for inspiration, but writing is harder than he thinks - and he soon discovers that he needs a lot of help from his friends. A delightful book about stories and friendship, featuring a lovable brown bear.

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Ready to Read

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Ready to Read

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Dinosaurs love underpants! And they will do ANYTHING to get their claws on a pair... You may wonder why dinosaurs became extinct, well here is the answer - they were all wiped out in a mighty Pants War! Join T. rex and the rest of the gang as they slog it out to gain prehistoric pants supremacy in this hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Aliens Love Underpants, the Richard and Judy's Children's Books Winner in 2007. You'll be sure to laugh your pants off! Enjoy this fabulously funny bestseller in a brand new Ready to Read format for early readers! 'The humour is spot-on for young children.' Daily Mail 'A winning combination of two great toddler obsessions-dinosaurs and pants - this has guaranteed entertainment value' Junior Magazine 'Daft and absurdly amusing book' Prima Baby & Pregnancy 'Told in rhyme with lively, expressive pictures, it encourages new readers and is great to read aloud' Primary Times

The Lost Penguin An Oliver and Patch Story

The Lost Penguin An Oliver and Patch Story

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2018

The welcome return of Oliver and Patch - this time with Ruby and a lost baby penguin too! Everyone fell in love with these special characters in Oliver and Patch, finding their way in a big city and making new friends. In this story the three friends visit the zoo. They growl at the tigers, smile at the meerkats and laugh at the funny penguins. But when Peep, a little penguin who's new to the zoo, goes missing, the friends must set off together to bring him home. But it isn't always easy to agree on a plan, and the friends have to overcome some disagreements before everything works out. Another heartwarming tale of friendship and working as a team from the wonderful picture book partnership of Claire Freedman (author of the ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS series) and the brilliant Kate Hindley. 'A touching story about the importance of friendship ... Another heartwarming tale of friendship and working as a team from this bestselling duo. Relaxing and reassuring, this is a gentle read.' Parents in Touch 'A sweet, thoughtful tale of friendship and teamwork, with plenty to linger over in Hindley's detailed artwork' Fiona Noble, Bookseller Praise for Oliver and Patch: `Children will enjoy this moving addition to their picture book library that leaves jokes aside to say something a little more thoughtful' Books for Keeps `This is a beautiful story about the power of friendship, but also of love for animals' Once Upon a Bookcase `This is a sweet story about friendship and new beginnings that children will warmly appreciate' Kids' Book Review

Cuddle Bear's Book of Hugs

Cuddle Bear's Book of Hugs

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Cuddle Bear LOVES giving hugs, And bringing cuddly cheer. But one bear can't hug everyone, So here's his great idea... To start a Hug Academy, of course! With classes on how to hug a giant giraffe, a tickly octopus and even a prickly porcupine, Cuddle Bear is teaching little bears everywhere to spread the cuddly love! With gorgeous illustrations from talented Gavin Scott (Little Penguin Lost) and a fun rhyming text from Claire Freedman (Who's for Dinner? and Bedtime, Little Ones), this snuggly sequel to the much-loved Cuddle Bear is the perfect bedtime read!

Aliens Love Panta Claus: Sticker Activity

Aliens Love Panta Claus: Sticker Activity

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2017

A pants-tastic sticker activity book based on the bestselling, award-winning Aliens Love Underpants series by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, which has sold over three million copies worldwide. The aliens are excited, As tomorrow's Christmas Day, So instead of stealing underpants They're giving them away! Help out the aliens in their Christmas mission stuffed full of silly pants to decorate, colouring challenges and sticker scenes to complete - perfect for keeping any Aliens Love Underpants fan occupied over the festive period.

Scary Hairy Party

Scary Hairy Party

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

You're invited to a party. What fun! Hip, hip, hooray! So come along to Monster's house at three o'clock today. Raymond the hairdresser is scarily busy. Everyone wants to look their best for Monster's party. But a series of disasters at Raymond's hair salon - Oops, too much hair gel! Oops, the dyes have been muddled! - leave his customers disappointed until ... they discover Monster's party has a very special theme! A very silly, slightly spooky story that is perfect for youngsters at Halloween! From a bestselling author (Aliens Love Underpants) and illustrator (Barry the Fish with Fingers, Supertato).

Scary Hairy Party

Scary Hairy Party

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

You're invited to a party. What fun! Hip, hip, hooray! So come along to Monster's house at three o'clock today. Raymond the hairdresser is scarily busy. Everyone wants to look their best for Monster's party. But a series of disasters at Raymond's hair salon - Oops, too much hair gel! Oops, the dyes have been muddled! - leave his customers disappointed until ... they discover Monster's party has a very special theme! A very silly, slightly spooky story that is perfect for youngsters at Halloween! From a bestselling author (Aliens Love Underpants) and illustrator (Barry the Fish with Fingers, Supertato).

Florence Frizzball

Florence Frizzball

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2017

A funny, heart-warming sibling story from Claire Freedman, author of the bestselling Aliens Love Underpants series and picture books Oliver and Patch and The Great Snortle Hunt. Florence's curly-whirly, wild and crazy hair couldn't be more different from her brother Ben's sleek and shiny do. She begs her mum to let a hairdresser try and tame it, but when she gets the restyle she's after, will Florence be happy with the outcome? Claire Freedman's rhyming text and Jane Massey's gorgeous illustrations perfectly combine to create laugh-out-loud moments and deliver an important message about being comfortable in your own skin.

George's Dragon Goes to School

George's Dragon Goes to School

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2017

A hilarious sequel to GEORGE'S DRAGON by the author of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS. Bring your pet to school week is approaching, and George cannot wait to show off Sparky, his pet dragon. But Mum's worried because Sparky is not only huge but also unbelievably clumsy. Sparky's mishap gets the school fire alarm going and everyone is evacuated to the swimming-pool building where the children are supposed to have their swimming lesson next. But the heating is off and the water is freezing cold. It looks like only a dragon with impressive fire-breathing skills can save the day now!

George's Dragon at the Fire Station

George's Dragon at the Fire Station

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

George and his pet dragon, Sparky, return for another adventure in this funny new picture book from the author of Aliens Love Underpants. Open Day at the fire station turns into chaos when George takes along Sparky. Clumsy as always, Sparky gets stuck sliding down the fireman's pole, sends a fire bucket flying, and steps on the hose during a firefighting demonstration. But when a call comes in for a real emergency Sparky is able to save the day - and a scared cat from a tree - by flying to Fluffy's rescue! New edition of a bestselling picture book by Claire Freedman, theauthor of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS (Simon & Schuster), which has sold over 500,000 copies (Nielsen)

Don't Wake the Yeti!

Don't Wake the Yeti!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

If you find a yeti under your bed, there's no need to fret! Yetis are friendly, cuddly creatures and with this hilarious step-to-step guide your yeti will soon feel at home. You'll discover how to feed a yeti (you'll need a napkin), how to run a yeti's bath (with ice), and what to expect if you take him to school. A hilarious rhyming picture book by Claire Freedman, author of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS, and Claudia Ranucci, illustrator of IS THAT AN ELEPHANT IN MY FRIDGE?

Aliens Love Underpants Colouring Book

Aliens Love Underpants Colouring Book

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise... This brilliant book is stuffed full of silly pants and funny aliens - perfect for any Aliens fan!

Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

When night shadows fall, and the moonlight gleams, The dreamweaver comes with her sack full of dreams... The dreamweaver collects her magical dreams and sprinkles dream-dust on all the sleepy baby jungle animals. An enchanting bedtime story and exciting new territory for Claire Freedman, author of the bestselling Aliens Love Underpants series. With stunning illustrations from debut artist, Carrie May.

Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2017

When night shadows fall, and the moonlight gleams, The dreamweaver comes with her sack full of dreams... The dreamweaver collects her magical dreams and sprinkles dream-dust on all the sleepy baby jungle animals. An enchanting bedtime story and exciting new territory for Claire Freedman, author of the bestselling Aliens Love Underpants series. With stunning illustrations from debut artist, Carrie May.

I Love You, Baby

I Love You, Baby

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2017

Affectionate, funny, and joyful, this is the perfect book for little ones and their families to share. I Love You Baby is the newest collaboration between two huge stars of the picture book world, internationally successful illustrator Judi Abbot and award-winning author Claire Freedman.

Aliens Love Underpants Ready to Read Ready to Read

Aliens Love Underpants Ready to Read Ready to Read

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise.... This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort's vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family! Perfect for joining in, this story is fantastically fresh and funny - you'll laugh your pants off! Now in a brand new, Ready to Read format for early readers!

George's Dragon

George's Dragon

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2017

George has a new pet - but Sparky is no ordinary lizard! Soon he is growing bigger and bigger, and he can't stop accidentally setting things on fire. Can George convince his mum and dad that dragons make very good pets - and wonderful best friends? New edition of a funny and heartwarming story about a very special friendship.

Sleepytime Treasury

Sleepytime Treasury

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2016

With stories from much-loved authors including Claire Freedman, Sue Hendra and David Bedford, as well as beautiful illustrations from Kate Hindley, Judi Abbot and Sara Ogilvie, this book is sure to become a treasured part of any bedtime routine.

Beep Beep Beep: A Road Play Set

Beep Beep Beep: A Road Play Set

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Novelty book Release Date: 20/10/2016

`Beep, beep, beep!' call the tired machines after a busy day on the building site. Follow their journey through to bedtime in this charming book from bestselling author Claire Freedman, and create your own roads using specially designed tape to help your trucks get home to bed!

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 08/09/2016

It's Christmas, and the air is full of whispers and giggles. But what is the magic of Christmas that everyone is so excited about, wonders Little Mouse? One by one, the other mice tell him what they love most about the festive season. An enchanting celebration of all those things that make Christmas special, this new board book edition of a favourite story has a gorgeous glittery cover and makes an ideal present.

Watch Out! There's a Monster About!

Watch Out! There's a Monster About!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2016

A classic picture book tale about friendship and facing your fears. One dark, stormy night, Owl, Mouse and Rabbit hear a knock on the door. They feel very afraid - could it be The Monster Of The Woods? The friends soon discover that the creature outside is more fluffy than fearsome... and they learn that most things are a lot less scary than you might imagine!

Pobl y Pants a'r Deinosoriaid

Pobl y Pants a'r Deinosoriaid

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2016

My Grandparents Love Me

My Grandparents Love Me

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2016

I'm off to Gran and Grandpa's, There's a BIG smile on my face, I always feel wrapped up in love, When I stay at their place! Affectionate, funny, and joyful, this is the perfect book for little ones and their grandparents to share. My Grandparents Love Me brings together two huge stars of the picture book world, internationally successful illustrator Judi Abbot and award-winning author Claire Freedman.

Teeny-weeny Queenie

Teeny-weeny Queenie

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A right royal picture book treat from Claire Freedman, author of ALIEN'S LOVE UNDERPANTS. Queenie has one BIG ambition. When she grows up she is going to be Queen. Because growing up can take forever she is already practising doing queenly things. One day, Queenie summons her Dear Loyal Subjects to a royal tea party. Queenie reluctantly invites her shy little sister, Ella, but during the party forgets to include her in the games. Suddenly, Queenie doesn't feel so queenly, she feels horrible and mean. In this laugh-out-loud, feel-good tale, Queenie discovers that if there is one thing more important than being a good queen, it is being a great sister!

Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!

Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

'Beep, beep, beep!' call the tired machines after a busy day on the building site. Follow their journey through to bedtime in this charming book from bestselling author Claire Freedman. Perfect for settling machine-mad children at bedtime.

Astro the Robot Dog

Astro the Robot Dog

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Meet Astro, the robot dog with a big heart, in this brand new picture book by the bestselling author of ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS. When Astro is sent from Planet Xog on a journey through outer-space, not only does he find out what life is like on Earth, he also discovers the true meaning of friendship. From the creators of the bestselling GEORGE'S DRAGON series comes an out-of-this-world adventure that will melt hearts across the galaxy.

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

This new edition of the bestselling book comes with an awesome pirate captain toy! Ahoy me hearties! Join the Pants Pirates on a special treasure hunt. Grab your cutlass and sail on the Pirate Ship Black Bloomer past angry crocs, sharks in fancy pants and through gurgling swamps on a quest to find...the Pants of Gold! This hilarious new addition to the phenomenally successful Underpants series will not disappoint. You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down! There's also a new edition of the bestselling book, Aliens Love Underpants! that comes with a pantstastic fuzzy felt playset!

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

Aliens love underpants, In every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, So here's a big surprise ...You probably thought that aliens came down to earth with a view to taking over the planet - but, no, they simply want to steal your pants! With two playmats and over 50 felt pieces you can recreate your favourite scenes! Check out the fun stuff and author events on the Aliens Love Underpants website  www.aliensloveunderpants.com

Spider Sandwiches

Spider Sandwiches

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 24/09/2015

Do come to tea with Max, He has a MONSTER appetite, He eats such yucky, mucky food, His mealtimes are a fright. He LOVES to glug slug milkshake, Through a stinky hosepipe straw, And as for beetle biscuits . . . He can ALWAYS munch one more! And this is just the beginning of Max's frightful mealtimes. From fish-eye cheese and bug burgers to snail trail sauce and cockroach curry, Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy and sticky. But his favourite snack has to be Spider Sandwiches! Kids will laugh out loud at Max's monstrous mealtimes and terrible tastes in this silly, funny, gloopy, gunky picture book from the bestselling Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra.

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

5+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Join Max and his monster friends as they head off on holiday for lots of stinky, smelly, gooey, gunky fun in the sun ...All monsters fly with Queasy Jet, Max loves their in-flight meal -- moth mash with tapeworm sausages, washed down with pureed eel. The hotel is covered with snail trails, there are caterpillar croissants for breakfast and watch out for the shark spaghetti - it might just bite you on the bottom! A super, stinky, holiday-fun follow-up to Spider Sandwiches and Dragon Jelly.

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Join Max and his monster friends as they head off on holiday for lots of stinky, smelly, gooey, gunky fun in the sun ... All monsters fly with Queasy Jet, Max loves their in-flight meal -- moth mash with tapeworm sausages, washed down with pureed eel. The hotel is covered with snail trails, there are caterpillar croissants for breakfast and watch out for the shark spaghetti - it might just bite you on the bottom! A super, stinky, holiday-fun follow-up to Spider Sandwiches and Dragon Jelly.

Brechdanau Pry Cop

Brechdanau Pry Cop

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2015

The Underpants Board Book slipcase includes Aliens Love Underpants; Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Pirates Love Underpants

The Underpants Board Book slipcase includes Aliens Love Underpants; Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Pirates Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman, Ben Cort Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

These board book set will show you just how much aliens, dinosaurs and even pirates love underpants. It is competely pants-tastic!

Monstersaurus Book and Toy

Monstersaurus Book and Toy

Author: Claire Freedman, Ben Cort Format: Novelty book Release Date: 09/10/2014

Read this book to find out what crazy monsters Monty creates, with your very own cuddly Monstersaurus to play with. Monty LOVES inventing But things don't always work - His walking toaster ran away And the robot went BERSERK! But then one day Monty found a book with instructions on how to create inventions very rare... read it if you dare!

Dragon Jelly

Dragon Jelly

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

TA-DAH! It's DRAGON JELLY time, A sizzling scrumptious treat. It's red. It's wobbly. Best of all, It's SCARY HOT to eat . . . ! Max is having a MONSTER party. They play all sorts of yucky games then cool down in a fruitbat drool paddling pool! Then it's tea-time, with termite tarts, ear-wig rolls and eyeball birthday cake. But the REAL treat is the red-hot dragon jelly! Dragon Jelly is monstrously gloopy, gunky fun from the bestselling Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra.

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Jigsaw

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Jigsaw

Author: Claire Freedman, Ben Cort Format: Novelty book Release Date: 31/07/2014

Find our why why dinosaurs became extinct in this new edition of the book, with a fantastic 36 piece jigsaw puzzle, perfect for any underpants fan! Join T-Rex and the rest of the gang as they slog it out in a mighty Pants War to gain prehistoric pants supremacy in this hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants.

Pirates Love Underpants

Pirates Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 17/07/2014

Now enjoy this hilarious title in the Underpants series full of pirates, sharks and treasure in a BOARD BOOK FORMAT. You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down! These pirates SO love underpants, They're on a special quest To find the fabled Pants of Gold, For the Captain's Treasure chest. CLAIRE FREEDMAN is the author of several successful picture books including Aliens Love Underpants, Dinosaurs Love Underpants, Oliver and Patch and My Grandparents Love Me for Simon & Schuster. Claire lives in Essex with her husband. BEN CORT is one of the most sought after illustrators in children's book publishing. His books include the Aliens Love Underpants titles. Ben lives in Bedfordshire with his wife and children. 'Guaranteed to get the little ones giggling' Daily Mail 'Hilarious' Western Morning News 'A piratical romp from the Aliens team, and sure to be a summer bestseller in paperback' The Bookseller 'Another winning tale from this talented duo, which will undoubtedly be extremely popular' Bookseller Children's Choice 'You'll find bouncy, perfectly rhythmic verses; lively and colourful pictures with plenty of hilarious details' Teach Primary 'Full of rollicking fun' Parents in Touch 'Pirates Love Underpants will persuade you that there's always room on the shelf for another picture book on one of children's favourite subjects...Hilarious!' Nursery World

Top Top Secret

Top Top Secret

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2014

The Royal Ring has been stolen! Sid the secret agent spy has to find the dragon's lair, return the ring and all without the King knowing...

Spider Sandwiches

Spider Sandwiches

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2013

Do come to tea with Max, He has a MONSTER appetite, He eats such yucky, mucky food, His mealtimes are a fright. He LOVES to glug slug milkshake, Through a stinky hosepipe straw, And as for beetle biscuits ...He can ALWAYS munch one more! And this is just the beginning of Max's frightful mealtimes. From fish-eye cheese and bug burgers to snail trail sauce and cockroach curry, Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy and sticky. But his favourite snack has to be Spider Sandwiches! Kids will laugh out loud at Max's monstrous mealtimes and terrible tastes in this silly, funny, gloopy, gunky picture book from the bestselling Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra.

Spider Sandwiches

Spider Sandwiches

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2013

Do come to tea with Max, He has a MONSTER appetite, He eats such yucky, mucky food, His mealtimes are a fright. He LOVES to glug slug milkshake, Through a stinky hosepipe straw, And as for beetle biscuits . . . He can ALWAYS munch one more! And this is just the beginning of Max's frightful mealtimes. From fish-eye cheese and bug burgers to snail trail sauce and cockroach curry, Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy and sticky. But his favourite snack has to be Spider Sandwiches! Kids will laugh out loud at Max's monstrous mealtimes and terrible tastes in this silly, funny, gloopy, gunky picture book from the bestselling Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra.

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Toy

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Toy

Author: Claire Freedman, Ben Cort Format: Novelty book Release Date: 19/08/2013

Find our why why dinosaurs became extinct in this new edition of the book, with a pants-tastic dinosaur in prehistoric pants, perfect for any underpants fan! Join T-Rex and the rest of the gang as they slog it out in a mighty Pants War to gain prehistoric pants supremacy in this hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants.

Who's for Dinner?

Who's for Dinner?

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2013

It's City Fox's first time in the country and he's super-duper hungry! Who's for dinner? he growls, licking his lips. Scared out of their wits, the farm animals come up with a wild and crazy plan to fool him. But can they outfox that City Fox? A hilarious book about a very hungry and ruthless fox by the amazing Claire Freedman, author of Alien's Love Underpants! Illustrated by Nick East, the fantastic, energetic illustrations and crazy tale of farm animal antics will have children laughing-out-loud!

Superkid

Superkid

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2013

There's a boy quite ordinary, He looks like me or you, But in secret... he is SUPERKID - There's nothing he can't do! With x-ray vision, super speed and bravery by the bag-load, Superkid is always on hand to save the day! He can spot bullies trying to steal your bubblegum, he knows just what to do with a plateful of broccoli, and he can make even pirates surrender. An encouraging message about every child's potential to be a hero,

Mor-Ladron y Pants

Mor-Ladron y Pants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/04/2013

Bedtime, Little Ones!

Bedtime, Little Ones!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2012

Join the little animals as they settle down for bed. With every turn of the page, spot the squirrel who's hiding from her mummy, the little rabbit who can't find his teddy and the little mouse who's fallen asleep in her cheese!

The Sleepy Way Home to Bed

The Sleepy Way Home to Bed

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2012

It's nearly bedtime but Little Hare isn't tired at all! Let's walk the sleepy way home to bed, says Mummy Hare. As they go, they share a story with Horse, berries with Rabbit and a lullaby with Owl. But Little Hare still isn't sleepy... A gentle, cosy, funny story, perfect for bedtime.

Ten Christmas Wishes

Ten Christmas Wishes

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

One shining Christmas starIs lighting up the sky. Make a wish now, Little Mouse, On that star up high. Count the wishing stars as Little Mouse and his friends wish for sparkling snow, a giant Christmas tree and lots and lots of presents! With shiny stars on throughout the book this will be a treasured Christmas story and perfect for reading aloud to children this Christmas.

Bedtime, Little Ones!

Bedtime, Little Ones!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Join the little animals as they settle down for bed. With every turn of the page, spot the squirrel who's hiding from her mummy, the little rabbit who can't find his teddy and the little mouse who's fallen asleep in her cheese!

Aliens Love Underpants in Turkish & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Turkish & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Arabic & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Arabic & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Lithuanian & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Lithuanian & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Bengali & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Bengali & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Portuguese & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Portuguese & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Spanish & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Spanish & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Polish & English

Aliens Love Underpants in Polish & English

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Aliens Love Underpants in Cantonese & English Aliens Love Underpants

Aliens Love Underpants in Cantonese & English Aliens Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Novelty book Release Date: 09/06/2011

You may wonder why dinosaurs became extinct, well here is the answer . . .They were all wiped out in a mighty Pants War! Join T. rex and the rest of the gang as they slog it out to gain prehistoric pants supremacy in this hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants. You'll be sure to laugh your pants off - now with added roar!

Dilly Duckling

Dilly Duckling

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2011

Little Dilly Duckling is dallying by the river when PUFF! the wind blows out one of her fluffy feathers! Stop that feather! she cries, rushing after it. But the feather is floating further away. Will Dilly ever get it back?

Aliens in Underpants Save the World

Aliens in Underpants Save the World

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 06/01/2011

Aliens love underpants, It's lucky that they do, For pants helped save our universe, Sounds crazy, but it's true! Aliens in underpants are back - and this time they are on a mission to save the world! A gigantic meteorite is heading straight for planet earth and the aliens' pants supply is under threat. Can our crazy aliens save planet earth and secure their pants supply forever more?

Where Snowflakes Fall

Where Snowflakes Fall

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2010

Capturing the beauty of the rare animals that live on the ice and snow, 'Where Snowflakes Fall' explores the majestic beauty of the polar regions.

Ten Christmas Wishes

Ten Christmas Wishes

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2010

Count the wishing stars as Little Mouse and his friends wish for sparkling snow, a giant Christmas tree and lots and lots of presents!

One Winter's Night

One Winter's Night

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2010

One winter's night, a badger arrives in the forest, cold and hungry. There is little food this harsh wintertime, but something special about the kind gentle badger moves Fox, Mouse and Hare. They each help as best they can, and Badger goes on his way. But the storms are getting worse and the animals start to worry.

You're My Little Bunny

You're My Little Bunny

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 28/02/2010

Join Little Bunny on a day of fun in this charming padded board book which contains gentle, rhyming text and soft illustrations. A heartwarming story for kids and adults to share.

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 04/01/2010

You may wonder why dinosaurs became extinct, well here is the answer . . . They were all wiped out in a mighty Pants War! Join T. Rex and the rest of the gang as they slog it out to gain prehistoric pants supremacy in this hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants.

Where Snowflakes Fall

Where Snowflakes Fall

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2009

Capturing the beauty of the rare animals that live on the ice and snow, 'Where Snowflakes Fall' explores the majestic beauty of the polar regions.

On This Special Night

On This Special Night

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2009

As Little Kitten looks up at the sky, he sees one star shining bigger and brighter than the rest. 'That must be a special star', Mother Cat whispers. One by one, different animals stop at their barn to rest on their way towards the star. Little Kitten and Mother Cat soon discover that this is a very special night indeed.

One Winter's Night

One Winter's Night

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2009

One winter's night, a badger arrives in the forest, cold and hungry. There is little food this harsh wintertime, but something special about the kind gentle badger moves Fox, Mouse and Hare. They each help as best they can, and badger goes on his way. But the storms are getting worse and the animals start to worry.

One Magical Morning

One Magical Morning

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2009

Join Little Bear and his mummy as they wander through the dewy grass. As the silvery moon fades and the stars melt away, squirrels, mice and other woodland creatures slowly awaken in this simple, illustrated rhyme.

When Were Together

When Were Together

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2009

Being together is fireside cuddles, it's magical stories we share, it's hearing the rain pitter-pat on the windows, squish-squashed in our favourite chair. The hare family know that being together is about sharing special moments with family and friends. From lively adventure to quiet cuddles, these shared experiences bring pleasure and joy to all.

When Were Together

When Were Together

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2009

Being together is fireside cuddles, it's magical stories we share, it's hearing the rain pitter-pat on the windows, squish-squashed in our favourite chair. The hare family know that being together is about sharing special moments with family and friends. From lively adventure to quiet cuddles, these shared experiences bring pleasure and joy to all.

The Christmas Angels

The Christmas Angels

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2008

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

Follow That Bear If You Dare!

Follow That Bear If You Dare!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2008

When going on a hunt to find a bear, you need to take the utmost care. It's best to take a friend along too; choose one that looks much fatter than you! Hare Loves bears. And, he really wants to catch one, the biggest, hairiest, scariest one he can find. He buys a bear-hunting book. But every successful bear hunt requires two rabbits, and so he asks a friend to join him. And off the rabbits go on their very own scary hairy adventure. The charming cadence of this funny book will have children asking to hear it again and again. From the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestseller. Me and My Dad!

My Little Night-light

My Little Night-light

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2008

A Cuddle for Little Duck

A Cuddle for Little Duck

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2008

Soft illustrations and tender text bring to life the special bond between parent and child in these beautiful books.

Snuggle Up Sleepy Ones

Snuggle Up Sleepy Ones

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/03/2008

All the baby animals - from the little hippo to the mischievous monkeys - are snuggling down for the night in this beautiful bedtime rhyme illustrated in stunning pastels.

Na Neonachain

Na Neonachain

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/11/2007

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2007

Join Little Grey Hare as he frolics with his friends in the moonlight, in this bedtime story. Plus, press the moon to light up the night whilst reading.

Follow That Bear If You Dare!

Follow That Bear If You Dare!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2007

Hare loves bears. He wishes he could catch a bear - the hairier and scarier, the better! So he buys 'The Best Book of Bear Hunting' and drags his friend Podgy Rabbit off on a bear hunt.

Fairy Friends

Fairy Friends

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/07/2007

If you're sharing secrets, going to a party, having a sleepover or just spending a rainy day together, friends make every day extra special. Find a poem for your best friend in this book about the friendships that fairies share.

Aliens Love Underpants!

Aliens Love Underpants!

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2007

Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise.... This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort's vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family! Perfect for joining in, this story is fantastically fresh and funny - you'll laugh your pants off!

One Magical Day

One Magical Day

Author: Claire Freedman, Tina MacNaughton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2007

Join the animals as they wake to a wonderful new morning. This lyrical text captures the beauty of our world throughout one very magical day.

Sleep Tight, Little Mouse

Sleep Tight, Little Mouse

Author: Claire Freedman, Dubravka Kolanovic Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2007

As night falls, Little Mouse looks to the stars shining brightly in the sky. 'There's the man in the moon' says his mummy. 'He'll watch as you sleep tonight!' This title features a soft touch-and-feel finish on each of the characters, encouraging children to interact with the book.

Little Bear's Sunny Day

Little Bear's Sunny Day

Author: Claire Freedman, Dubravka Kolanovic Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2007

Join Little Bear and his dad as they enjoy a beautiful, sunny day. This title features a soft touch-and-feel finish on each of the characters, encouraging children to interact with the book.

Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones

Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones

Author: Claire Freedman, Tina MacNaughton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/01/2007

All the baby animals - from the little hippo to the mischievous monkeys - are snuggling down for the night in this beautiful bedtime rhyme illustrated in stunning pastels.

A Kiss Goodnight

A Kiss Goodnight

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2007

Make bedtime a magical experience for your little one with this collection of lullabies, written by best-selling author Claire Freedman.

One Magical Morning

One Magical Morning

Author: Claire Freedman, Louise Ho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/03/2006

In the shadowy woods, one clear summer's morning, Mummy took Little Bear to see the day dawning. Join Little Bear and his mummy as they wander through the dewy grass. As the silvery moon fades and the stars melt away, squirrels, mice and other woodland creatures slowly awaken in this simple, beautifully illustrated rhyme about one very magical morning.

Goodnight, Sleep Tight

Goodnight, Sleep Tight

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 06/03/2006

Archie can't sleep. Grandma sings lullabies and tells him a story. She makes a warm milky drink and they cuddle up and count fireflies. Archie feels cosy and happy - but still not in the least bit sleepy! Surely there must be something Grandma can do to help a little bear fall asleep?

Dilly Duckling

Dilly Duckling

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 16/01/2006

Little Dilly Duckling is dallying by the river when the wind blows out one of her fluffy feathers. 'Stop that feather!' she cries, rushing after it. But the feather is floating further and further away. Will Dilly ever get her precious feather back?

Snuggle Up Sleepy Ones

Snuggle Up Sleepy Ones

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2006

All the baby animals - from the little hippo to the mischievous monkeys - are snuggling down for the night in this beautiful bedtime rhyme illustrated in stunning pastels.

By My Side, Little Panda

By My Side, Little Panda

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2005

Little Panda and his mother spend their days together, exploring the snowy mountain tops, and crunching tasty bamboo. Every night they curl up below the peeping stars. But as spring moves to summer Little Panda is growing up fast, and it's time for him to go out and explore on his own.

Goodnight, Sleep Tight

Goodnight, Sleep Tight

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2004

Archie can't sleep. Grandma sings lullabies and tells him a story. She makes a warm milky drink and they cuddle up and count fireflies. Archie feels cosy and happy - but still not in the least bit sleepy! Surely there must be something Grandma can do to help a little bear fall asleep?

Night-night,Poppy!

Night-night,Poppy!

Author: Claire Freedman, Jane Massey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2004

It's time for bed and Poppy can't find her favourite bear, Growly Ted. Without him, Poppy can't settle. Maybe if she fetches Quacky Duck or Furry Cat it'll be just right and she will fall asleep in a second.

The Very Noisy Night

The Very Noisy Night

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2004

Hushabye Lily

Hushabye Lily

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2003

What's that quacking sound I can hear? asks Lily. Shhh! says Mother Rabbit. It's only the ducks resting in the tall reeds. Sorry, says Golden-eyed Duck, and he sings the most beautiful duck lullaby he knows. But just as Lily is drifting off to sleep, she hears, Tu-whit, tu-whoo! Will the other animals ever be quiet so that Lily can get to sleep at last? Find out in this warm and evocative farmyard tale.

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