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Rob Biddulph - Author

About the Author

By day Rob Biddulph is the award-winning art director of the Observer Magazine. By night he makes up silly stories for his three daughters, and draws pictures to go with them. His first picture book, Blown Away, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2015, his second, GRRRR! was nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and just released is the wonderful Odd Dog Out.

He lives with his wife and daughters in London,

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Show and Tell

Show and Tell

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

The funny and fantastic new picture book from award-winning and bestselling creative star Rob Biddulph! School has never been so fun! Meet Class 2L. These kids are excited. Today's SHOW AND TELL day, and you're all invited! Come and be schooled in magic and wonder by the award-winning Rob Biddulph, in this brand-new story about how biggest isn't always best! Packed to the brim with his trademark warm humour, life lessons and pitch-perfect rhyme, this is a story to read together, laugh out loud at, and enjoy over and over again. The perfect book for boys and girls, to read out loud or enjoy alone.

Wide Awake

Wide Awake

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

It's bedtime, but Winnie is wide awake... Get your young ones to sleep with book three of the incredible Dinosaur Juniors series from the award-winning Rob Biddulph! This is the spectacularly sleep-inducing third story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph in his delightfully Dinosaur-y series about all the first-time moments every junior enjoys. It's bedtime for these Tyrannosaurus twins, and Otto is sleepy - but Winnie is not. In fact, she's wide awake! She wakes up poor Otto to help her drift off... and from lullabies to counting dino-sheep, he'll try anything to help Winnie off to sleep. But will they ever get there? Meet Winnie and Otto and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. Perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text just right for reading aloud.

Show and Tell

Show and Tell

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

The funny and fantastic new picture book from award-winning and bestselling creative star Rob Biddulph! School has never been so fun! Meet Class 2L. These kids are excited. Today's SHOW AND TELL day, and you're all invited! Come and be schooled in magic and wonder by the award-winning Rob Biddulph, in this brand-new story about how biggest isn't always best! Packed to the brim with his trademark warm humour, life lessons and pitch-perfect rhyme, this is a story to read together, laugh out loud at, and enjoy over and over again. The perfect book for boys and girls, to read out loud or enjoy alone.

Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2019

It's no peas please for Nancy, in this second title in the Dinosaur Juniors series from picture book genius Rob Biddulph! The second creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph in his brand new series about the first time moments that every (dinosaur) junior enjoys! It's dinner-time for Nancy.. but oh no... PEAS! Not-so-keen-on-peas Nancy needs to come up with a way to ditch those little green balls. Luckily, she's got a peas-plot up her sleeve... But is she quite as clever as she thinks? Meet Nancy, Otto, Winnie and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. Perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text just right for reading aloud.

Wide Awake

Wide Awake

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2019

It's bedtime, but Winnie is wide awake... Get your young ones to sleep with book three of the incredible Dinosaur Juniors series from the award-winning Rob Biddulph! This is the spectacularly sleep-inducing third story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph in his delightfully Dinosaur-y series about all the first-time moments every junior enjoys. It's bedtime for these Tyrannosaurus twins, and Otto is sleepy - but Winnie is not. In fact, she's wide awake! She wakes up poor Otto to help her drift off... and from lullabies to counting dino-sheep, he'll try anything to help Winnie off to sleep. But will they ever get there? Meet Winnie and Otto and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. Perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text just right for reading aloud.

Happy Hatchday

Happy Hatchday

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

The first series from the bestselling and award-winning picture book genius Rob Biddulph! A brand new, creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph - and the first book in his first ever series! Meet Otto, Winnie, Greg(osaurus) and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. This first book is perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text perfect for reading aloud.

Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2018

It's no peas please for Nancy, in this second title in the Dinosaur Juniors series from picture book genius Rob Biddulph! The second creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph in his brand new series about the first time moments that every (dinosaur) junior enjoys! It's dinner-time for Nancy.. but oh no... PEAS! Not-so-keen-on-peas Nancy needs to come up with a way to ditch those little green balls. Luckily, she's got a peas-plot up her sleeve... But is she quite as clever as she thinks? Meet Nancy, Otto, Winnie and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. Perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text just right for reading aloud.

Happy Hatchday

Happy Hatchday

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

The first series from the bestselling and award-winning picture book genius Rob Biddulph! A brand new, creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph - and the first book in his first ever series! Meet Otto, Winnie, Greg(osaurus) and all the other dinosaur juniors, as they traverse life's first ups and downs - all in Rob's trademark rhyme filled with warmth and humour. This first book is perfect for Rob's youngest fans, with colourful, detailed artwork and a simple rhyming text perfect for reading aloud.

Kevin

Kevin

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

The glorious new picture book from the bestselling, award-winning author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!, all about one boy, one Kevin, and one very special friendship... Uh-oh - Sid Gibbons is in trouble again! Time to think fast... When Sid makes yet another mess, and his mum is at the end of her patience, Sid does what every quick-thinking kid would do - he blames it on his big, furry, vanilla-and-pink friend Kevin! And while it seemed like a good idea at the time, Sid gets an unexpected surprise when he finds out that Kevin and his world might not be so imaginary after all - and while his friend might be make-believe, his feelings are very real. A beautifully illustrated rhyming tale of friendship, kindness and stepping up, from a rare picture book talent. The perfect story for any child, from age three and up.

Kevin

Kevin

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/08/2017

The glorious new picture book from the bestselling, award-winning author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!, all about one boy, one Kevin, and one very special friendship... Uh-oh - Sid Gibbons is in trouble again! Time to think fast... When Sid makes yet another mess, and his mum is at the end of her patience, Sid does what every quick-thinking kid would do - he blames it on his big, furry, vanilla-and-pink friend Kevin! And while it seemed like a good idea at the time, Sid gets an unexpected surprise when he finds out that Kevin and his world might not be so imaginary after all - and while his friend might be make-believe, his feelings are very real. A beautifully illustrated rhyming tale of friendship, kindness and stepping up, from a rare picture book talent. The perfect story for any child, from age three and up.

Sunk!

Sunk!

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Penguin Blue is back, in a swashbuckling new adventure about pirates, treasure, and friendship! A pirate hat. A sunny day. For Penguin Blue A game to play. Your favourite Penguin and his friends are back in a new adventure, and this time they're pirates - ARRRRR! Sailing the seven seas in search of treasure, Captain Blue and his friends are unexpectedly SUNK! But with a shipwreck to explore and a mysterious stranger on a desert island to meet, they might still find some treasure after all... The fourth book from the award-winning, bestselling picture book star Rob Biddulph.

Sunk!

Sunk!

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2017

Penguin Blue is back, in a swashbuckling new adventure about pirates, treasure, and friendship! A pirate hat. A sunny day. For Penguin Blue A game to play. Your favourite Penguin and his friends are back in a new adventure, and this time they're pirates - ARRRRR! Sailing the seven seas in search of treasure, Captain Blue and his friends are unexpectedly SUNK! But with a shipwreck to explore and a mysterious stranger on a desert island to meet, they might still find some treasure after all... The fourth book from the award-winning, bestselling picture book star Rob Biddulph.

Odd Dog Out

Odd Dog Out

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

It's a dog's life in the big city... Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. For busy dogs A busy day Of busy work And busy play... But one dog doesn't quite fit in. It's lonely being the odd dog out, when all she wants to do is find her place in the world. She's willing to go to the other side of the world to look for it... but it might take a different kind of journey for her to discover that maybe where she's meant to be is right back where she started... A gloriously illustrated story about leaving home and finding yourself, from the bestselling and award-winning Rob Biddulph, author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!

Grrrrr!

Grrrrr!

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Come join Fred the Bear on a stunningly illustrated journey to be crowned the best bear in the wood and, just maybe, learn that there might be more to life than training... Each year, for as long as the forest has stood, A contest is held for the bears of the wood... And Fred is the champion. He's just that good. Fred is the Best Bear in the Wood - and he's got the medals to prove it. Being the best takes a lot of hard work, and time on your own, but Fred doesn't mind. Until a new bear moves to town, and Fred's champion GRRRRR goes missing... How will he ever win now? Or will Fred instead learn that some things are more important than winning? The second stunning, captivating and witty picture book from the immensely talented Rob Biddulph, whose debut BLOWN AWAY won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

Blown Away

Blown Away

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Board book Release Date: 28/01/2016

Come on an unexpected journey with the fearless Penguin Blue! The bestselling winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, now as a board book. Meet Penguin Blue in this Waterstones Children's Book Prize winning tale, now in board book format, so younger readers can join the ride! It's a windy day, and he has a brand new kite - but where's he going on this maiden flight? Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites, from the sparkling talent of Rob Biddulph.

Blown Away

Blown Away

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in the most captivating picture book debut of the year! Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Meet Penguin Blue, in this Waterstones Children's Book Prize winning tale! It's a windy day, and he has a brand new kite - but where's he going on this maiden flight? Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites, from the sparkling new talent Rob Biddulph.

Blown Away

Blown Away

Author: Rob Biddulph Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2014

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in the most captivating picture book debut of the year! Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Meet Penguin Blue, in this Waterstones Children's Book Prize winning tale! It's a windy day, and he has a brand new kite - but where's he going on this maiden flight? Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites, from the sparkling new talent Rob Biddulph.

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