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Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet - Author

About the Author

Sue Hendra studied Illustration at Brighton University while also selling doughnuts from a kiosk at Chessington Zoo. Sue has now illustrated over 100 books for children. When Sue met Paul Linnet she found another person with the same silly sense of humour as her and they fell in love and started writing and illustrating together. Their creative brilliance soon led them to come up with a wealth of bestselling, award-winning picture books including Barry the Fish with Fingers, Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell, Supertato and the Laugh Out Loud Book Award winning I Need a Wee. Sue and Paul live in Brighton with their daughter Wanda who inspired Sue's picture book and TV series Wanda and the Alien .

Paul Linnet was born by the sea near to Brighton but he grew up in Derby where he studied Graphic Design and played guitar in a band called The Chihuahuas. Eventually Paul moved back to Brighton where he met Sue Hendra and they instantly fell in love. Their celebrated picture book partnership has created many bestselling, award-winning books including Barry the Fish with Fingers, Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell, Supertato and the Laugh Out Loud Book Award winning I Need a Wee. Sue and Paul live with their daughter Wanda in a house in Brighton where Paul likes to fuss about with an old motorbike and still plays the guitar. Follow Paul on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured books by Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet

Other books by Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet

Egg

Egg

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A hilarious picture book about a non-conforming Egg from the bestselling Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Important note: This book is not like other books. This is a book that even the smallest children can read. This is a book which will stretch your imagination, celebrate difference and fire up your storytelling brain. This is a book with just one word... Egg. When an odd egg turns up with a big head and a pointy bottom, the other eggs don't know what to make of it. Can they make the odd egg conform to Normal Egg Standards? The other eggs try turning it upside down, and even make it wear a hat on its bottom to show which side is 'up', but it takes the clever upside-down egg to show them that eggs can be any way up and still be eggs. Perfect for Easter, or any time of the year, children will love telling the story themselves, looking at the pictures and using different voices for the various 'egg's. Plus the egg-shaped format adds to the eggy fun!

Oh, Christmas Tree!

Oh, Christmas Tree!

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

It's Christmas time and every tree on Sidney Street is beautifully decorated - except for one! This rebellious tree would rather sit at the table and pull crackers on Christmas day than stand in a corner wearing glittery decorations! Bauble, Belle and the Tinsel Snake need the tree to behave, so they can fulfil their decorating destinies, but the argumentative tree just won't stand still and be decorated. Then Belle has a crafty idea. . . Oh, Christmas Tree! is another hilarious Christmas book from the creative pair behind the bestselling Snowball, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. This festively funny story is full of their usual warmth and wit, with brilliant characters and a bouncy rhyming text.

Alan the Bear Party Time

Alan the Bear Party Time

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

Claude is having a birthday party and Alan the Bear and his friends Robot and Giraffe are invited! Lift the flaps to help them get ready and have fun at the party.

Alan the Bear Bedtime

Alan the Bear Bedtime

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

It's bedtime for Alan the Bear, but that doesn't mean he's going to go quietly! Lift the flaps to count down to bedtime with Alan, Robot and Giraffe in a warmly familiar routine. ,

Christopher Pumpkin

Christopher Pumpkin

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Meet Christopher Pumpkin - the Halloween pumpkin who doesn't want to be scary! A funny rhyming story from the authors of Supertato and the creators of Simon Sock. Christopher Pumpkin is delighted to be magicked to life by a witch - until he discovers she wants him and the other pumpkins to get her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever! Chris just can't bring himself to hang cobwebs and cook curried slugs - he's much more into bunting and fairy cakes! A delightful story about blazing your own trail, perfect for reading aloud! Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!

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