Ed Vere - Author

About the Author

Booktrust Baby Book Award winner 2009 for Chick

Greenway Medal nominee and World Book Day Illustrator 2009

Ed Vere studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1999. He is published in both England and the US. Ed is also a painter, working from his studio in East London and is represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles. After a year and a half living in Barcelona, Ed now lives and works in London.

 

Featured books by Ed Vere

How to be a Lion

How to be a Lion

5+ readers

Author: Ed Vere Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?

Other books by Ed Vere

Goodnight, Max the Brave

Goodnight, Max the Brave

Author: Ed Vere Format: Board book Release Date: 04/10/2018

Ideal for small hands, this board book edition of Max at Night is the perfect bedtime read. Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller! Witty and heart-warming, stylish and beautifully illustrated, Max the Brave is now ready for a nighttime adventure. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight. . . Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find the moon to say goodnight to, he sets out to find it. But that's not as easy as Max had hoped...

How to be a Lion

How to be a Lion

Author: Ed Vere Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/06/2018

This witty, resonant picture book is a manual for anyone's life, young or old. Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week You don't have to ROAR to be heard... Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? What will the pair do when their way of life is threatened? From the New York Times-bestselling author of Max the Brave comes a powerful story celebrating daydreamers, individuality and the quiet courage to be yourself. Positive role models showing boys how to be a whole person are few and far between these days. This marvelous book triumphs in that essential job. Kirkus Children will feel empowered after reading such a deliberate story of unyielding strength and self-awareness. Thoughtful and provocative words to live by. School Library Journal gently reminiscent of Winnie the Pooh BookTrust Framed by a glowing palette of burnt yellows and oranges, and infused with humour and warmth, this thought provoking fable celebrates courage, individuality and the power of words. The Bookseller A philosophical tale so, so full of heart, celebrating the quietest and gentlest among us. Library Mice A gentle read with an overwhelming power. How to be a Lion by Ed Vere italicises the need to speak up for yourself and those less strong than yourself. With his signature bold artwork this is another crowd pleaser from the author and illustrator Picture Books Blogger

How to be a Lion

How to be a Lion

5+ readers

Author: Ed Vere Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?

Max the Brave

Max the Brave

Author: Ed Vere Format: Board book Release Date: 01/06/2017

Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller in this brand new board book edition. This is Max. Doesn't Max look sweet. Max looks so sweet that sometimes people like to dress him up in ribbons. Max does not like being dressed up in ribbons. Because Max is a fearless kitten. Max is an intrepid kitten. Max is a brave kitten. Max is a Kitten who chases MICE. Max the Brave is a brilliantly witty new character from acclaimed author and illustrator, Ed Vere. Told with deadpan humour and with beautifully stylish illustrations, this is something to be enjoyed by parents and children alike.

Grumpy Frog

Grumpy Frog

Author: Ed Vere Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters - horror of horrors - a Pink Rabbit? Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry. A hilarious book with a twist in the tail about getting - and getting rid of - the grumps from New York Times best-selling author, Ed Vere.

Max and Bird

Max and Bird

Author: Ed Vere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. When Max meets Bird, Max thinks he'd like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that's not what friendship is all about . . . Is it?

Max at Night

Max at Night

Author: Ed Vere Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight... Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find the moon to say goodnight to, he sets out to find it. But that's not as easy as Max had hoped... Witty and heart-warming, this stylish and beautifully illustrated book is the perfect bedtime read.

Max at Night

Max at Night

Author: Ed Vere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight. . . Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find the moon to say goodnight to, he sets out to find it. But that's not as easy as Max had hoped. . . Witty and heart-warming, this stylish and beautifully illustrated book is the perfect bedtime read.

The Getaway

The Getaway

Author: Ed Vere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Fingers McGraw is the sneakiest cheese thief in town. He's on the run with the law on his tail and he needs you to help him make his getaway! Keep a look out for the big eyes, large feet and long nose of officer Elephant as you follow Fingers' trail through downtown New York and remember, even the best look-out can fail and even the sneakiest of thieves get caught...or do they? From the New York Times bsetselling creator of Max the Brave, Ed Vere

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