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Katie Cotton - Author

About the Author

KATIE COTTON studied English at Oxford University before becoming an author and editor of children's books in London. Her love of words began when reading picture books from a young age and has stayed with her ever since. She was inspired to write The Road Home on a walk in the woods near the house where she grew up.

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Bricks The House a Greedy Pig Built

Bricks The House a Greedy Pig Built

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

Pig wants the biggest and finest new house for the cheapest price, even if that involves telling a little porky... He's about to find out exactly what happens to greedy pigs who fleece their workers! When the bricks fall, who will save this pig's bacon? A hilarious cautionary tale that teaches kindness and integrity from dream team Katie Cotton and Tor Freeman.

Look Up at the Stars

Look Up at the Stars

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Look up at the stars, so high above me. If I could just hold one, how happy I'd be! A parent and child go in search of a star, but what will happen when they find it out of reach? This lyrical picture book celebrates imagination, adventure, coming home - and the idea that sometimes what you are looking for is right under your nose.

Art Masterclass with Claude Monet

Art Masterclass with Claude Monet

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2019

Learn to make art like the masters with art masterclass! In each book, undertake 12 lessons including drawing, colouring and sketching activities that are designed to show you how the artist worked. Like Monet, you'll use dabs and strokes to show light, do a painting outside, and use bright colours to show different times of day. Then you can use everything you've learnt to create your masterpiece on the pull-out poster at the back using the sticker sheet.

Cinderella's Big Day

Cinderella's Big Day

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2014

The prince has a problem: Cinderella's wedding ring is missing! He writes to the King to ask for help, who writes to the Ugly Sisters (who he thinks have taken it), who are so angry at the accusation they write to a witch, asking her to spoil Cinders' wedding...Will the big day end in disaster? Find out as the story unfolds through letters that you can open by lifting the flap of the envelope.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2014

Description In this retelling of the ever-popular tale, Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her grandmother and finds a rather larger, scarier wolf in her bed! After a frightening moment, the wolf is captured by a woodsman and granny is let out of the wardrobe. Young readers can also see the story of Hansel and Gretel being played out solely in pictures in the background, and spot motifs of other fairy tales.

10 Monsters in the Bed

10 Monsters in the Bed

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2014

Snow White Fairytale Sounds (Pop-up)

Snow White Fairytale Sounds (Pop-up)

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2013

With complex pop-ups and cinematic, soft-touch sounds, one of the most famous fairy tales of all time springs to life. From the moment Snow White's evil stepmother asks Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? to the Seven Dwarves going off to their mine and the handsome prince waking Snow White with a kiss, every page is bursting with favourite fairy tale characters.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2013

In this retelling of the ever-popular tale, Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her grandmother and finds a rather larger, scarier wolf in her bed! After a frightening moment, the wolf is captured by a woodsman and granny is let out of the wardrobe. Young readers can also see the story of Hansel and Gretel being played out solely in pictures in the background, and spot motifs of other fairy tales.

My Wonderful World of Colours

My Wonderful World of Colours

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2013

This Baby's First See and Feel Book is a fun visual acuity series for readers aged one and up. Build baby's vocabulary by matching the names on the left-hand page to the yellow objects on the right-hand page. Then, guess what the other yellow object peeking through the die-cut is (a dandelion) and turn the page to see if you were right! This book covers all the primary and secondary colours (red, yellow, blue, green, orange and purple). Embossing throughout recreates the textures of the hidden objects, making this a first concepts book with a difference.

My Wonderful World of Pets

My Wonderful World of Pets

Author: Katie Cotton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2013

This Baby's First See and Feel Book is a fun visual acuity series for readers aged one and up. Build baby's vocabulary by matching the words on the left-hand page to the objects on the right-hand page. Then, guess what the other pet peeking through the die-cut is (a kitten) and turn the page to see if you were right! This book includes popular first pets and the toys, food and accessories associated with them. Embossing throughout recreates the textures of the hidden animals, making this a first concepts book with a difference.

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