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Eric Hill - Author

About the Author

Eric Hill (1927 - 2014) was the creator of Spot – the phenomenally popular spotted dog. The year 2000 marked 20 years since the publication of the first book Where's Spot? and today the young pup has millions of fans all around the world.

In 1983, Eric Hill and his family moved to California. Eric remained involved in the development of all Spot projects at every stage.

 

 

Featured books by Eric Hill

Baby Spot: Touch and Feel Playbook

Baby Spot: Touch and Feel Playbook

3+ readers

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 06/02/2014

This book helps them learn about animals, words, shapes, colours and numbers.  Ideal for older babies and toddlers, this sturdy board book is perfect for sharing and encouraging interactive play.

Spot's Big Book of First Words

Spot's Big Book of First Words

3+ readers

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 06/02/2014

Lively pictures and big flaps to lift provide plenty of entertainment for children as they explore each theme. Featuring Spot and all his friends, this book is ideal for teaching toddlers words in a fun and gentle way, this book focuses on a familiar theme from a child's world: home, animals, birthday, park, beach, food and school.

Other books by Eric Hill

What's That Sound, Spot?

What's That Sound, Spot?

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 15/10/2020

What's that sound, Spot? And where is it coming from? Lift the flaps and press the noisy buttons as you read to help Spot on his search. Can you find some familiar friends from the world of Where's Spot? along the way? This is a special sound celebration of the much-loved classic to celebrate 40 years since the first publication of Where's Spot?. This brand new adventure is full of lift-the-flap surprises, with all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot a much-loved classic. Featuring five sound buttons with the sounds of instruments and lots of flaps on every page, it's ideal for developing fine motor skills and encouraging curiosity and play.

Where's Spot? and Other Stories

Where's Spot? and Other Stories

Author: Eric Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 15/10/2020

A wonderful audio edition of twenty-four stories from three beloved Spot collections, narrated by David Oyelowo. *Including an exclusive new WHERE'S SPOT? song, written by Joe Marriott, to sing along to!* Join Spot, the mischievous puppy, and all his friends, as they embark on a range of fun-filled adventures! This collection contains: Spot's Fun with Friends, Spot's Fun in the Sun and Spot's Magical Christmas. Get ready for a Summer full of sunshine with picnics, fun fairs and adventures in the garden, to a Spring full of dressing up, playing together and making mess, and finally to a wonderful Winter spending time with family and loved ones, and getting ready for Santa's visit! This charming collection of stories can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Find Spot at Halloween

Find Spot at Halloween

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 03/09/2020

It's Halloween and Spot is ready to celebrate! Join Spot and his friends as they dress up in spooky costumes to go trick-or-treating. Celebrating Halloween is an exciting first experience for little ones, and Spot is no different - he loves Halloween! This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises and all the fun that has made the original Where's Spot a children's classic. A new series based on the key elements of the original Spot lift-the-flap titles, with bold, simple design and plenty of humour.

Spot's Treasure Hunt Surprise

Spot's Treasure Hunt Surprise

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 13/08/2020

It's a special day for Spot - and it's time to celebrate with a treasure hunt in the park! Lift the flaps and follow the clues to help Spot find his birthday surprise. Can you spot some familiar friends from the world of Where's Spot? along the way? This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises, with all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot? a much-loved classic. Featuring lots of flaps on every page, it's ideal for developing fine motor skills and encouraging curiosity and play.

Where's Spot?

Where's Spot?

Author: Eric Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Join the hunt to find lovable puppy, Spot, in Eric Hill's first ever lift-the-flap tale! Lift each flap to find all sorts of funny animal surprises, before discovering where cheeky Spot has been hiding. This is the perfect first book for little ones - the playful text is a wonderful spur to read and respond together, and the hide-and-seek flaps encourage curiosity and interactivity. This is a special anniversary edition of this much-loved classic, with a ruby cover to celebrate 40 years since the first publication of Where's Spot?.

Where's Spot?

Where's Spot?

Author: Eric Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

Join the hunt to find lovable puppy, Spot, in Eric Hill's first ever lift-the-flap tale! Lift each flap to find all sorts of funny animal surprises, before discovering where cheeky Spot has been hiding. This is the perfect first book for little ones - the playful text is a wonderful spur to read and respond together, and the hide-and-seek flaps encourage curiosity and interactivity. This is a special anniversary edition of this much-loved classic to celebrate 40 years since the first publication of Where's Spot?.

Where's Spot? Book & Toy Gift Set

Where's Spot? Book & Toy Gift Set

Author: Eric Hill Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 12/10/2019

Join the hunt to find lovable puppy, Spot, in Eric Hill's first ever lift-the-flap tale. Lift each flap to find all sorts of funny animal surprises, before discovering where cheeky Spot has been hiding. This is the perfect first book for toddlers - the playful text is a wonderful spur to read and respond together, and the hide-and-seek flaps encourage curiosity and interactivity. This set includes a board book edition of the bestselling original story, together with a cuddly Spot soft toy - the perfect present for little ones.

Where are the Yellow Chicks, Spot? A colours book with felt flaps

Where are the Yellow Chicks, Spot? A colours book with felt flaps

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 08/08/2019

Spot has lost his friend Little Chick! Peek behind the snuggly felt flaps to see where Little Chick is hiding. And learn about colours along the way. This is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of Spot, and the sturdy felt flaps are ideal for developing fine motor skills. Enjoy the fun of discovering what's behind the flap read after read.

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