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Leigh Hodgkinson - Author

About the Author

Leigh Hodgikinson is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA-award winning animated series, Charlie and Lola. She is also an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, who is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up and daydreaming. Among her many brilliant picture books is Don’t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate, written by Caryl Hart, which won Highly Commended in the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award, Picture Book Category. Leigh lives and works in Sussex and is married with two children.

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Other books by Leigh Hodgkinson

Book Hospital

Book Hospital

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

A funny, charming story about the magic of books from the co-creator of the hit Cbeebies series, Olobob Top. 'Leigh Hodgkinson's delightful picture book about the very real perils of being a much loved and re-read book is both hilarious and adorable.' BookTrust Have you ever wondered what it's like to BE a book? The BEST bits are getting to hang our with your friends and tell amazing stories, but sometimes a good book can end up in the wrong place at the wrong time... And then they might get scribbled on, nibbled on or even lose their last and most important page... And when that happens, it's time to go to... Book Hospital! This funny, reassuring story is a celebration of books and the magic of reading. Because when you love your books, when you're kind to your books and when you read your books, they will take you on a magical journey that you'll never forget... Other books by Leigh Hodgkinson: Pencil Dog Goldilocks and Just the One Bear Troll Swap Goldilocks and the Three Potties Colin and the Snoozebox Limelight Larry

Book Hospital

Book Hospital

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

A funny, charming story about the magic of books from the co-creator of the hit Cbeebies series, Olobob Top. 'Leigh Hodgkinson's delightful picture book about the very real perils of being a much loved and re-read book is both hilarious and adorable.' BookTrust Have you ever wondered what it's like to BE a book? The BEST bits are getting to hang our with your friends and tell amazing stories, but sometimes a good book can end up in the wrong place at the wrong time... And then they might get scribbled on, nibbled on or even lose their last and most important page... And when that happens, it's time to go to... Book Hospital! This funny, reassuring story is a celebration of books and the magic of reading. Because when you love your books, when you're kind to your books and when you read your books, they will take you on a magical journey that you'll never forget... Other books by Leigh Hodgkinson: Pencil Dog Goldilocks and Just the One Bear Troll Swap Goldilocks and the Three Potties Colin and the Snoozebox Limelight Larry

Onesie Party What Will You Wear?

Onesie Party What Will You Wear?

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson Illustrator: Chris Jevons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

Onesie party, Onesie party, What do you want to wear? Join a host of excitable animals as they prepare for a very special party ... a ONESIE party! Dog wants to be an octopus. Elephant is going to be a cat. Mouse transforms into ... a crocodile! What would YOU be? A fun-filled celebration of being yourself ... whoever that may be!

Pencil Dog

Pencil Dog

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

A beautifully told, poignant story about memory, remembrance, and how those we love live on in us. This thought-provoking story centres on a little girl who has a pencil dog as a companion. Pencil Dog is imaginative, creative, and always able to turn a rainy day into a time of sunshine. But as time goes on, Pencil Dog gradually grows smaller and smaller, and his drawings become confused.

Olobob Top: Let's Visit Big Fish's Pond

Olobob Top: Let's Visit Big Fish's Pond

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson, Steve Smith Illustrator: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Board book Release Date: 02/05/2019

The Olobobs are going to Big Fish's Pond today ... In the distance the pond looks very small but up close it's really BIG! Lift the flaps and uncover the many wonders of Big Fish's Pond! Based on the hit CBeebies series, Olobob Top. Join Tib, Lalloo and Bobble on their exciting trip to see Big Fish and all things big and small. A brilliantly fun introduction to sizes and proportion for little ones with lots of lift-the-flap surprises. Help the Olobobs look out for small fish, big rocks and an even BIGGER boat. Olobob Top is the exciting CBeebies animated preschool TV series that follows Tib, Lalloo and Bobble. The Olobobs know that the right amount of imagination, inventiveness and creativity can solve anything. Bloomsbury's Olobob Top series allows children to extend and explore their own creativity, just like the Olobobs, whether it's by learning new shapes and numbers or creating their own imaginative world. Other titles available: Make Your Own Olobob Home, The Amazing World of Olobob Top, Olobob And Friends Activity and Sticker Book, Let's Visit the Olobobs, Let's Visit Norbet's Shop.

Olobob Top: The Olobobs and Friends Activity and Sticker Book

Olobob Top: The Olobobs and Friends Activity and Sticker Book

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson, Steve Smith Illustrator: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

All the friends in the Olobob Forest come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and each and every one is important! Meet Gurdy, Lemon and Norbet, along with Crunch, Deeno, Groan Up and even the Snoofs, Scuttles and the Topsy Turvies! What Olobob friends will you make? Based on the hit CBeebies series, Olobob Top. This brilliant activity and sticker book welcomes little ones to become part of the amazing world of Olobob Top with engaging and colourful activities! Have fun helping all the Olobob friends - draw a picture of yourself on Lalloo's friendship wall, help Baby Snoof get back to the nest and get dressed for Deeno's disco party. Complete the pages with colourful stickers and create your very own Olobob characters! Olobob Top is the exciting CBeebies animated preschool TV series that follows Tib, Lalloo and Bobble. The Olobobs know that the right amount of imagination, inventiveness and creativity can solve anything. Bloomsbury's Olobob Top series allows children to extend and explore their own creativity, just like the Olobobs, whether it's by learning new shapes and numbers or creating their own imaginative world. Other titles available: Make Your Own Olobob Home, The Amazing World of Olobob Top, Let's Visit the Olobobs, Let's Visit Norbet's Shop, Let's Visit Big Fish's Pond.

Olobob Top: The Amazing World of Olobob Top

Olobob Top: The Amazing World of Olobob Top

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson, Steve Smith Illustrator: Leigh Hodgkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

What fun we can have with the Olobobs! Olobob Forest is full of shapes, colours and...adventures! Help Big Fish find her pretty thing, get lost in the underground tunnel with Deeno, play hide-and-seek with Lalloo and Bobble and make a constellated maze across the sky. This amazing activity and sticker book, based on the widely successful CBeebies series, welcomes little ones to the amazing world of Olobob Top with engaging and colourful activities! Olobob Top is the exciting CBeebies animated pre-school TV series that follows Tib, Lalloo and Bobble, which has already received an overwhelmingly positive response. There are lots of adventures to be had, but there are often some problems to face along the way. Don't worry,the Olobobs know that the right amount of imagination, inventiveness and creativity can solve anything - from building a new house for a friend, to planning a party to finding something lost. Bloomsbury's Olobob Top series allows children to extend and explore their own creativity, just like the Olobobs,whether it's by learning new shapes and numbers or creating their own imaginative world.

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