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Pip Jones - Author

About the Author

Pip Jones is a freelance journalist. Squishy McFluff won the inaugural Greenhouse Funny Prize in 2012 and Pip is delighted to bring him to the page at Faber. She lives in East London with her partner, her two daughters and a real invisible cat. She writes a lot. She is the author of four other Squishsy McFluff books, several pitcure books (including Daddy's Sandwich and The Chocolate Monster) and her new series Piggy Handsome is coming out in summer 2017.

Featured books by Pip Jones

Daddy's Sandwich

Daddy's Sandwich

3+ readers

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Laura Hughes Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2015

From Squishy McFluff author Pip Jones and bright new talent Laura Hughes, this is a brilliantly funny and charming picture book perfect for ages 3+ and for Fathers' Day gifts.

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Daddy's Sandwich

Daddy's Sandwich

3+ readers

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Laura Hughes Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2015

This is a brilliantly funny and charming picture book... Daddy, would you like a sandwich, with all your favourite things...? This book lets you join one little girl on her quest to make her father the perfect sandwich, whether he likes it or not...

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Other books by Pip Jones

Madam Squeaker

Madam Squeaker

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Paula Bowles Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

Crumbs on the counter, morsels on the floor ... There should be plenty of food for all the creatures in Hollyhock House to eat. But the Ruling Rats are running rampage every night, taking the best of everything for themselves. Minetta the mouse has decided enough is enough - it's time the rats learned to share. But Minetta is so small and her voice is but a squeak ... how will she ever make them listen? A gorgeous Little Gem about finding the courage to make your voice heard from Pip Jones the award-winning author of Izzy Gizzmo.

Squishy McFluff: On with the Show

Squishy McFluff: On with the Show

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Ella Okstad Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

From the funniest voice in young fiction today, the seventh in this irresistible series for young readers about imaginary friends in hilarious rhyming text and with adorable illustrations by Ella Okstad. 'In a change to our scheduled programme tonight, I proudly present, for your joy and delight . . .' (in the glare of the bulbs, Ava tipped her tall hat) 'AMAZING AVA! AAAAAAND . . . HER INVISIBLE CAT!' Ava and Squishy are going to see the circus, but when one of the acts doesn't turn up they must perform in his place! Another joyful, hilarious, instant classic of a tale for five year olds and upwards, stunningly illustrated by Ella Okstad. 'A surefire hit.' Guardian 'Charming.' The Times 'Bound to ensure catisfaction.' Independent 'Cleverly bridging the gap between picture books and longer fiction, the lovable Squishy is certain to be a success with under-sevens.' BookTrust 'In delightful rhyme reminiscent of Dr Seuss, this charmingly illustrated book is bound to become a bedtime fave.' Gurgle

Reading Planet - The Bright Polar Day - Blue: Galaxy

Reading Planet - The Bright Polar Day - Blue: Galaxy

Author: Pip Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2020

Inuk cannot get to sleep. Where he lives in the Arctic Circle, it doesn't get dark in the summer months - even at night! But, his mum and dad hatch a plan to bring the darkness back for bedtime. The Bright Polar Day is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Perfect Pet Problem (Reception)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Perfect Pet Problem (Reception)

Author: Pip Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2020

'It's your birthday, oh hooray! And you can pick a pet today!' When Flora blows out the candles on her birthday cake, there's nothing she wants more than her own pet. With the help of Uncle Midge's magic bangle, her wish might just be about to come true. From a rabbiphant to a gorilligator, an eaglion to an octoquokkapus, Flora can create any pet she can imagine! But will she ever find her perfect pet? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Ideal for reading aloud at home with your child Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of animals Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Speediest Sloth (Year 2)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Speediest Sloth (Year 2)

Author: Pip Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2020

Sprint is the speediest sloth in the jungle. She's so much quicker than Mama sloth and her brother and sister. She races up the tallest trees to find the biggest mangoes, beating everyone else to it. But one day, Sprint goes too far and encounters someone less than friendly. Maybe Sprint isn't the speediest sloth after all ... Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 6-7 Ideal for reading aloud at home with your child Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of life cycles Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Author: Pip Jones Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

WH SMITH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019! Izzy and Fixer are back for more machine mayhem . . . While their fellow contestants at the Invention Convention are intent on making shiny new things using old power, can Izzy and Fixer build a recycling machine fuelled by nature... AND win the coveted Genius Guild badge along the way? A joyful celebration of the magic of make-do-and-mend from the creators of the much-loved Izzy Gizmo. PRAISE FOR IZZY GIZMO: 'Jones's loping, engaging rhymes and Ogilvie's vivacious images evoke both inspiration and frustration' The Guardian

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