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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

Spot's Snowy Fun Finger Puppet Book

Spot's Snowy Fun Finger Puppet Book

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 02/10/2014

Join Spot for some fun in the snow. He's sledging, skating and making a snowman, before snuggling up at home with a yummy mug of hot chocolate...This simple board book includes a soft finger puppet of Spot, complete with bobble hat, with a different snowy scene on every page. Great snowy fun to share with very young children!

Spot Goes Shopping

Spot Goes Shopping

Author: Eric Hill Format: Board book Release Date: 07/08/2014

Join Spot and his mum in a brand new story as they go on a shopping trip to the supermarket. Spot loves helping, and he has lots of ideas for what they should buy. Shopping with Mum is lots of fun!

Spot Visits His Grandparents

Spot Visits His Grandparents

Author: Eric Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2014

Spot loves visiting Grandma and Grandpa! He helps Grandpa in the garden, and even finds Mum's old ball to play with, until . . . oh no, the shed window is broken! Never mind, there's time for a story before Spot goes home. With fun flaps to develop fine motor skills and an adventurous story to encourage curiosity and exploration, this book is perfect for early learning and play. If you loved this, try Where's Spot?, Spot Goes to School and Spot Goes to the Park for more lift-the-flap fun!

Spot Bakes A Cake

Spot Bakes A Cake

Author: Eric Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2014

Spot is baking a cake for Dad's birthday. First he goes shopping for tasty ingredients, then he starts cooking in the kitchen - and things get a little bit messy! With fun flaps to develop fine motor skills and an adventurous story to encourage curiosity and exploration, this book is perfect for early learning and play. If you loved this, try Where's Spot?, Spot Goes to the Park and Spot's Birthday Party for more lift-the-flap fun!

Spot's Noisy Peek-a-boo

Spot's Noisy Peek-a-boo

Author: Eric Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2013

Spot is playing hide-and-seek with his friends. Lift the sturdy flaps and press the five noisy sound buttons to join in the peek-a-boo fun!

Spot Can Count

Spot Can Count

Author: Eric Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Spot Can Count is a classic Spot book by Eric Hill In this classic Spot book, flaps on every page reveal an increasing number of surprises as every toddler's favourite puppy, Spot, counts from one to ten, meeting farm animals along the way. One small mouse under some sacks is followed by two squirrels in a tree - all the way to ten cows in a barn. This book is lots of fun and full of surprises - and the perfect early learning tool for children learning to count. This new, bigger, edition, really brings this classic Spot story to life. Eric Hill was born in North London in 1927 and, apart from a brief period of evacuation, lived there for many years. His career as an artist began when he was employed as a messenger in an art studio and was encouraged to draw. Eric's son was born in 1976 and he began to write stories about a puppy to read to him at bedtime, and so Spot was born. Don't miss any of the other Spot lift-the-flap classics: Where's Spot?; Spot's First Walk; Spot's Birthday Party; Spot's First Christmas; Spot Goes to School; Spot Goes on Holiday; Spot Goes to the Circus; Spot Goes to the Farm; Spot's First Easter; Spot's Baby Sister; Spot Stays Overnight; Spot Goes to the Park; Spot Goes to a Party; Spot Bakes a Cake; Spot Visits his Grandparents; Spot Can Count; Who's There, Spot?; Spot Says Goodnight

Spot Goes to School

Spot Goes to School

Author: Eric Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Join Spot on his very first day at school. As the day goes on, Spot finds he's having more and more fun - and what will he learn along the way? With fun flaps to develop fine motor skills and an adventurous story to encourage curiosity and exploration, this book is perfect for early learning and play. If you loved this, try these titles for more lift-the-flap fun: Where's Spot? Spot Goes on Holiday Spot Goes to the Farm

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