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Tor Freeman - Author

About the Author

Tor Freeman has been illustrating children's books since graduating from Kingston University in 1999. She was born in London but lived for five years in California as a child, and has spent time in her mother's home country of South Africa. AMBROSE GOES FOR GOLD, first published in 2008, was Tor's first book with Macmillan, followed by ONE PIG WENT FOR A DRIVE (978-1-4050-2207-1) and she is currently working on her third. To see more from Tor, visit the fascinating and funny www.torfreeman.com.

Featured books by Tor Freeman

Ambrose Goes For Gold

Ambrose Goes For Gold

3+ readers

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/06/2012

Games galore! This time it is Great Insect Games. Ambrose is determined to win a shiny gold medal. He has practiced a lot but will he ever be able to beat the others? The first event is the Long Jump. Ambrose tries but the grasshopper can jump a lot further than anyone else. Ambrose isn't any more successful in the running race or the bug eating race. But, at last, when all hope is fading, Ambrose finds he can be best of all!

Other books by Tor Freeman

The Animal Awards

The Animal Awards

Author: Tor Freeman, Martin Jenkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

Celebrate the most spectacular species in the animal kingdom with this amazing book of animals, illustrated by Tor Freeman. 'entertaining, engaging and charming illustrations' 'too adorable to pass up' 'great for the classrooms, inspiring for teachers and children' Fifty fantastic creatures are awarded prizes to celebrate their most dazzling talents and some unusual skills. Roll up, roll up! The Animal Awards are about to begin. Who will win the Terrific Teeth Award? Who will claim the title of Most Smelly? Who will win the prize for Best at Pretending To Be A Plant? Celebrate with 50 brilliant animals from around the world who represent nature's rich tapestry. Featuring: Mound-building termite - great bustard - chimpanzee - peregrine falcon - deep-sea anglerfish - giant octopus - emperor penguin - African elephant - wandering albatross - earthworm - leaf-cutter ant - Cuvier's beaked whale - lion - chameleon - honey bee - naked mole rat - honey badger and honey guide bird - wolf - bat - skunk - tiger - electric ray - giant panda - humpback whale - European eel - Arctic tern - caribou - beaver - orb-web spider - kangaroo - giraffe - mosquito - lyre-bird - pistol shrimp - woodpecker - blacksmith bullfrog - cheetah - dung beetle - vulture - tortoise - ostrich - leaf-tailed gecko - flounder - false coral snake - cuttlefish - lion's mane jellyfish - axolotl - giant clam - polar bear

Welcome To Oddleigh

Welcome To Oddleigh

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Olive and the Embarrassing Hat

Olive and the Embarrassing Hat

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2014

Olive's best friend Joe has bought her a special hat - the only problem is Olive doesn't like it and her gang of friends find it very amusing. Olive tries all kinds of excuses to avoid wearing the hat and eventually Joe catches her stuffing it into a bin! Olive feels terrible that she's upset Joe, so she makes a special sign to wear saying, Olive and Joe are best friends .

Olive and the Embarrassing Hat

Olive and the Embarrassing Hat

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2014

The price of true friendship! Olive's best friend Joe has bought her a special hat. The only problem is Olive doesn't like it, and her friends find it hilarious. Olive tries all kinds of excuses to avoid wearing it, and eventually Joe catches her stuffing it into a bin! Olive feels terrible that she upset Joe, and so she starts wearing a special sign saying, 'Olive and Joe are best friends'.

Digby Dog Delivers: A Search-and-Find Story

Digby Dog Delivers: A Search-and-Find Story

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2014

Digby Dog is the best delivery dog in town. From a missing T.Rex bone for the Dinosaur Museum to a replacement bow for the violinist in the orchestra, Digby's parcels always reach the right place at the right time. But Digby needs your help! Use the 'Can You Find' activities to find each character and spot the additional items hidden in each busy scene. A story and activity rolled into one, this unique book is packed with fascinating and funny details that will keep both young and old looking - and laughing - for hours and hours.

Olive and the Bad Mood

Olive and the Bad Mood

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2013

Today is not a good day for Olive. She's lost a button from her dungarees, fallen flat on her nose and somebody has kicked a ball at her head! Olive is in a really bad mood. So she is mean to her friends and the big bad mood spreads. But when a trip to the sweet shop cheers Olive up, she can't understand why all of her friends are so grumpy -

Olive and the Bad Mood

Olive and the Bad Mood

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2013

Today is not a good day for Olive. She's lost a button from her dungarees, fallen flat on her nose and somebody has kicked a ball at her head! Olive is in a really bad mood. So she is mean to her friends and the big bad mood spreads. But when a trip to the sweet shop cheers Olive up, she can't understand why all of her friends are so grumpy -

Olive and the Big Secret

Olive and the Big Secret

Author: Tor Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2013

When Molly shares a secret with Olive, the urge to tell is just too great for Olive. She tells Joe who tells Matt who tells Lola. But Lola is best friends with Molly. The secret is out, and Olive is in big trouble! With adorable childlike characters in their mannerisms, behaviour and dialogue, young children will relate and parents will laugh at how well-observed they are.

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