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Helen Stephens - Author

About the Author

Helen Stephens grew up in County Durham and currently lives in London with her partner and baby girl. She studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and began working as a freelance illustrator in 1994. She worked as an editorial illustrator for a few years before writing her first book in 1998. She has written and illustrated many popular books for children which have been published worldwide in a variety of languages. Her clients include Alison Green Books, Egmont Children's Books, David Fickling Books, Random House, Macmillan, Puffin, Nickelodeon, and many more. As well as writing her own stories she has also produced books in collaboration with other authors including Roger McGough, Simon Mason and Sophie Hannah. Fleabag has been shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Fun Story With Pictures Award 2009, Blue Horse and Tilly won Best World Theme Story in 2002, Twinkly Night was shortlisted for the Sainsburies Baby Book Award 2002 and Poochie-Poo won the AOI Images Silver award 2003. Helen is a lecturer on Cambridge School of Art's MA in Illustrating for Children.

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How to Hide a Lion at Christmas PB

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas PB

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

When Iris and her lion are forced to spend Christmas apart, the lion embarks on a festive, snowy adventure to find her - and almost bumps into Father Christmas! The fourth irresistible book about Iris and her lion is destined to be a Christmas classic.

The Problem with Penguins

The Problem with Penguins

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

It's hard when you have to share everything with your baby brother. Tofta doesn't want to at all. So when an iceberg drifts past her window, she decides that it's her iceberg and she's not going to share it with anyone. But when five hundred playful penguins turn up, Tofta finds that sharing can be great fun, too. A brand new edition of this funny, atmospheric story about learning to share by author/illustrator of the award-winning HOW TO HIDE A LION.

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Iris and her lion go everywhere together. But when Christmas comes and the family are going away, Mum says the lion must stay behind. After all, you can't take a lion on a train. Luckily the lion has other ideas. He sets off on a festive, snowy adventure to find Iris - and almost bumps into Father Christmas! The fourth irresistible book about Iris and her lion is destined to be a Christmas classic.

This Is Me A Mindful, Autobiographical Journal

This Is Me A Mindful, Autobiographical Journal

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2018

This Is Me is a colourful journal for exploring the uniqueness that makes you who you are. Featuring original artwork, it consists of 9 sections with fun questions and activities dedicated just to you, allowing you to connect with your emotions on a wonderful journey of exploration and discovery: 1. Who I Am 2. Friends & Family 3. Education & Work 4. Sections of Four 5. Fashion, Films & Fixtures 6. Books, Art & Music 7. Food & Parties 8. Home & Away 9. Lists of Seven A wonderful gift for friends, family or as a treat to yourself, This Is Me gives you space for the self-care and `me' time we all deserve. Designed for you to dip in and out of in any order and at your own pace, This Is Me provides the opportunity to put down digital devices, switch off the TV, pick up a pen and snuggle under the covers of this fabulous journal. This Is Me is one of three hand-painted journals in the Mindful Collection. Discover Forward Thinking: A Wellbeing, Happiness & Fulfilment Journal and Wonderful Days: A Mindful, Daily Positivity Journal.

Wonderful Days: A Mindful, Daily Positivity Journal

Wonderful Days: A Mindful, Daily Positivity Journal

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2018

Wonderful Days is a delightful gratitude journal that helps you seek out something wonderful in every day, capturing at least one good memory or thought a day and promoting positivity over the whole year. A touching gift for someone special, or yourself, to jot down all the great things in life, literally counting your blessings. Wonderful Days contains 12 months of beautifully hand-painted weekly spreads, punctuated with happiness quotes, for you to write just a few lines reflecting on the positives from each day whether it be about your family, your child, your relationship, your career, your friends, your hobbies, your journey, your recovery or even your pet. Wonderful Days will help you take a break from the electronic world and give thanks for all the good stuff, with using a gratitude journal at the end of every day or just before going to bed found to promote positivity, reduce stress and improve sleep. Wonderful Days can be used individually, by a couple or family. Wonderful Days is one of three hand-painted journals in the Mindful Collection. Discover This Is Me: A Mindful, Autobiographical Journal and Forward Thinking: A Wellbeing, Happiness & Fulfilment Journal.

Como Esconder un Leon

Como Esconder un Leon

Author: Helen Stephens Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

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