Sophy Henn - Author

About the Author

Sophy Henn lives and works in Sussex, England. She studied Fashion at Central Saint Martins, accidentally had a London based career as an Art Director in advertising, then completed an MA at University of Brighton in Illustration. Now she writes and illustrates children's books in her studio, with a large cup of tea by her side, and can't quite believe her luck. Where Bear? was her very first book and since then she has created the wonderful panda character called Pom Pom. She has been nominated for the Greenaway Medal for Where Bear? 2015 and was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration Awards 2014. She was the World Book Day Illustrator for 2016.

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Featured books by Sophy Henn

Almost Anything

Almost Anything

5+ readers

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2018

An empowering book about the power of self-belief from rising picture-book star, Sophy Henn.

Where Bear?

Where Bear?

5+ readers

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/08/2014

From a major new picture book talent comes a deceptively simple and exquisitely illustrated picture book about a little boy and his bear and finding a place called home. Told with humour and warmth, this is a story to capture the heart of its reader.

Other books by Sophy Henn

Lifesize

Lifesize

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Let's go on a LIFESIZE adventure! Step into the book and see how you measure up against some of the world's most amazing animals. High-five a polar bear to discover who has the biggest paw and peer through the die-cut to find out how you'd look with a giant squid eye. This interactive non-fiction adventure features LIFESIZE illustrations of some of the smallest and largest animals in the world and invites children to compare parts of their bodies with these amazing animals. This huge, playful book is the perfect introduction to animals for young children and is the first non-fiction book from picture book star, Sophy Henn. Climb into the book for a truly wild adventure . . . Sophy Henn is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator with an MA in Illustration from the University of Brighton. She is the creator of the much-loved Pom Pom series and her book Where Bear? was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Sophy was the World Book Day Illustrator in 2015 and 2016. Height: 1.75metres (Or almost 6 Lifesize books laid end to end!) How tall in Lifesize books are you?

Story time with Ted

Story time with Ted

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Story time, Ted! Which story will Ted hear today? A magical story full of wizards and magic spells? An adventure story full of gigantic stomping dinosaurs? Or maybe a fairytale all about beanstalks and giants? Lift the flaps to find out what Ted's creative imagination can conjure up this time. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, this bold and creative new book in the Ted series will delight preschoolers and is ideal for little hands.

Teatime with Ted

Teatime with Ted

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Teatime, Ted! What will Ted find on his plate today? An ocean of spaghetti? A house made of carrot sticks? Or perhaps an ice-cream mountain with a cherry on the top? Lift the flaps to find out what Ted's creative imagination can conjure up this time. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, this bold and creative new book in the Ted series will delight preschoolers and is ideal for little hands.

Almost Anything

Almost Anything

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2018

George can't roller-skate, George can't paint, and George most certainly can't dance! But Bear thinks that, with a little help, George can do all these things - and more! And, luckily for George, Bear has just a little magic to help . . . An empowering book about the power of self-belief from rising picture-book star, Sophy Henn.

Almost Anything

Almost Anything

5+ readers

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2018

An empowering book about the power of self-belief from rising picture-book star, Sophy Henn.

Where Bear?

Where Bear?

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Board book Release Date: 05/10/2017

From a major new picture book talent comes a deceptively simple and exquisitely illustrated board book about a little boy and his bear and finding a place called home. Told with humour and warmth, this is a story to capture the heart of its reader. 'Where Bear?' has been nominated for both the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal and the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Picture Books.

Dress Up with Ted

Dress Up with Ted

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Have a terrific time with Ted in this eye-catching new series for preschoolers. Ted's creative imagination takes him on awesome adventures - where will he go today? Hey there, Ted! Are you playing dressing up? Who will Ted be? A brave knight with a pet dragon? A jolly pirate captain? Or maybe an awesome astronaut? Lift the flaps to find out where Ted's creative imagination will take him. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, this bold and creative new book in the Ted series will delight preschoolers and is ideal for little hands.

Time to Go with Ted

Time to Go with Ted

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Have a terrific time with Ted in this eye-catching new series for preschoolers. Ted's creative imagination takes him on awesome adventures - where will he go today? Time to go, Ted! But where will Ted go? Catching lions in the grass? Spotting polar bears in the freezer? Or maybe hanging out with a bunch of hungry monkeys? Lift the flaps to find out where Ted's creative imagination will take him. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, this bold and creative new book in the Ted series will delight preschoolers and is ideal for little hands.

Pom Pom is Super

Pom Pom is Super

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/08/2016

Pom Pom was excited. So excited . . . all his friends were coming round to play and he couldn't wait! And when they arrive in superhero costumes, Pom Pom thinks he might quite like to be super too. There's just one problem: Pom Pom isn't exactly sure what he's super AT. This is a sweet and funny story all about finding your talents, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.

Pom Pom Gets the Grumps

Pom Pom Gets the Grumps

Author: Sophy Henn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2015

A delightful and hilarious new character from exciting new author and illustrator talent, Sophy Henn, creator of the highly acclaimed picture book, Where Bear? When Pom Pom Panda wakes up in a BAD mood one morning, nothing is right. And then things go from bad to worse. A fresh and funny new take on toddler tantrums, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.

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