Joyce Dunbar - Author

About the Author

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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Is it Really Nearly Christmas?

Is it Really Nearly Christmas?

Author: Joyce Dunbar Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

'This isn't any old night, this is a magic night!' A stunning picture book from a gifted storyteller and award-winning illustrator that perfectly captures the joy and anticipation of Christmas Eve. There's only one more sleep till Christmas and Lucas and Willow, the moon and the stars are all waiting ... While they wait, the children remember everything they love about Christmas, but they don't notice that the magic has already begun ...

I Will Not Wear Pink

I Will Not Wear Pink

Author: Joyce Dunbar, Polly Dunbar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Dear Plunkett Please come to my party Theme: Pink Yours oinky, Priscilla Nothing or no one will make me wear pink! declares Plunkett the pig. But could there be one shade of pink that is perfect - for a boy or girl pig? And will Plunkett find true love, whatever his color?

I Will Not Wear Pink

I Will Not Wear Pink

Author: Joyce Dunbar, Polly Dunbar Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

Dear Plunkett Please come to my party Theme: Pink Yours oinky, Priscilla Nothing or no one will make me wear pink! declares Plunkett the pig. But could there be one shade of pink that is perfect - for a boy or girl pig? And will Plunkett find true love, whatever his color?

The Spring Rabbit

The Spring Rabbit

Author: Joyce Dunbar, Susan Varley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/03/2014

Smudge is the only rabbit in the woods without a brother or sister. His mother tells him to wait for spring, but that is a long way off. In Autumn, Smudge builds a leaf-and-twig brother, but he blows away. He builds a snow sister in the winter, but she melts. Will Smudge's wish for a sibling ever come true?

Do Dare Duck

Do Dare Duck

Author: Joyce Dunbar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Does Duck dazzle as much as the peacock? Does he dawdle like the tortoise, or does he dash like the hare? No? Well, what does Duck do? Does Duck ...dare? A gorgeous new story from the author of Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep and the illustrator of Daddy Is My Hero.

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