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Caryl Hart - Author

About the Author

Caryl is a full time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and is shortlisted for a third. She lives in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes.

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Other books by Caryl Hart

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A delightful, rhyming picture book that's perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when a new baby arrives. Created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a new baby comes home with Mummy and Daddy one day, will a dragon share her squishiest toy, fetch the changing mat and help to tidy the house while Mummy has a nap? Or will she refuse to say hello, and bash and crash her toys at bedtime? It's going to be hard to behave herself . . . she is a DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte.

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A delightful, rhyming picture book that's perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when a new baby arrives. Created by the award-winning Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. When a new baby comes home with Mummy and Daddy one day, will a dragon share her squishiest toy, fetch the changing mat and help to tidy the house while Mummy has a nap? Or will she refuse to say hello, and bash and crash her toys at bedtime? It's going to be hard to behave herself . . . she is a DRAGON after all! Caryl Hart is the author of many books and series including The Princess and the . . . series and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won lots of awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children's Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Award. Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of My Pet Star by Corrinne Averiss, which won the Sainsbury's Book Award. She also won the Sheffield Baby Book Award for Box, written by Min Flyte. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free Stories Aloud audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!

SONNY SAYS, Mine!

SONNY SAYS, Mine!

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Zachariah OHora Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2021

Meet Sonny and his friends Honey, Meemo and Boo! They're having fun in the playground when ... OOH! Sonny finds an adorable pink bunny. Sonny says, 'IT'S MINE!' Then Boo arrives. Boo is crying because she's lost her favourite bunny. Can Sonny learn to share? The first in a brilliant new series featuring friends Sonny, Honey, Meemo and Boo, this bright, funny and character-led series is perfect for pre-schoolers and great for reading aloud. Fans of Pip and Posy will adore this stylish picture book, ideal for little ones learning to share!

Meet the Oceans

Meet the Oceans

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Bethan Woollvin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

SPLOOOOSH! We're off on an exciting underwater adventure in our submarine to meet the oceans and seas of our blue planet. Join in with the rhymes and get ready to spot all the smiley-faced, friendly oceans, from the Atlantic and deep Pacific to the sparkling Mediterranean. Little ones will have a whale of a time (and be back in time for bed!) in this striking, story-led picture book. This bold, bright follow-up to the acclaimed picture book Meet the Planets is packed with sea creatures from dolphins and beluga whales to turtles and manatees. The ocean is a vast treasure-house, threatened by plastic waste and pollution, and this picture book is the ideal introduction to the importance of caring for it. It's perfect for all would-be explorers!

Meet the Oceans

Meet the Oceans

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Bethan Woollvin Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

SPLOOOOSH! We're off on an exciting underwater adventure in our submarine to meet the oceans and seas of our blue planet. Join in with the rhymes and get ready to spot all the smiley-faced, friendly oceans, from the Atlantic and deep Pacific to the sparkling Mediterranean. Little ones will have a whale of a time (and be back in time for bed!) in this striking, story-led picture book. This bold, bright follow-up to the acclaimed picture book Meet the Planets is packed with sea creatures from dolphins and beluga whales to turtles and manatees. The ocean is a vast treasure-house, threatened by plastic waste and pollution, and this picture book is the ideal introduction to the importance of caring for it. It's perfect for all would-be explorers!

Mini Monsters: Can I Be The Best?

Mini Monsters: Can I Be The Best?

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Tony Neal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

The second title in a brand-new character led-series perfect for LITTLE preschoolers learning to deal with BIG emotions, from an exceptional new pairing, bestselling author, Caryl Hart, and exciting debut illustrator, Tony Neal. Set in a preschool for mini monsters, this fantastic new series stars four lovable characters who are learning valuable lessons about friendship and how to get along. In Can I be Best?, Arthur, Scout, Sparkle and Tiny are having fun playing games, but when Arthur keeps losing he starts to feel VERY sad. Luckily his friends are there to help him realise that EVERYONE is good at something!

Gyda'n Gilydd / Together We Can

Gyda'n Gilydd / Together We Can

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2020

How to Drive a Roman Chariot

How to Drive a Roman Chariot

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ed Eaves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Join Albie on a brand new adventure in the TENTH book in this brilliant series by the bestselling author and illustrator pairing, Caryl Hart and Ed Eaves. This is the perfect introduction into the Albie series, which is packed with fun, friendship, and soft curriculum-based learning. Albie is outside feeding the horses, when it starts to rain and he finds himself whisked off to Ancient Rome! There he meets a young girl, Julia and before they know it they are at the helm of a runaway chariot. Can they stop the chariot before it's too late? Ancient History has never been so much fun!

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