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

George the rabbit is the epitome of the timid child, but Bear cleverly empowers him to try. Wonderfully shows the the power of resilience and grit, the importance of self-belief and that we all have a bit of magic inside us if we give it a chance.

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Where Bear?

Where Bear?

3+ readers 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.

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Other books by Sophy Henn

Pom Pom Gets the Grumps

Pom Pom Gets the Grumps

Author: Sophy Henn Illustrator: 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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