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Timothy Knapman - Author

About the Author

Timothy Knapman is a children’s writer, lyricist and playwright. His children’s books have been translated into twelve languages and include Soon, illustrated by Patrick Benson, Time Now To Dream, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, illustrated by Nikki Dyson, and the bestselling Mungo and the Picture Book Pirate series. His titles have often been featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He lives in Weybridge, Surrey. Read more about the author here.

 

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Featured books by Timothy Knapman

Superhero Mum

Superhero Mum

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Joe Berger Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2018

This mum really does have superpowers!

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

3+ readers

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Joe Berger Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

3+ readers

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Joe Berger Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2015

This vibrant, humorous and warm-hearted celebration of all the incredible things a dad can do is a classic about the specialness of dad (and their superhero sons!).

My Uncle Foulpest: Teacher Trouble

My Uncle Foulpest: Teacher Trouble

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Sarah Horne Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/07/2011

Wally just wants to be an ordinary, normal boy living an ordinary, normal life - then his uncle Foulpest comes to look after him. Foulpest is an ogre, and he has other ideas. Foulpest means well, but he just can't help causing chaos - whether it's accidentally sending Miss Nutkin through the roof at the school parents' evening or employing some very dubious elves to clean up their house in time for a sleepover... 

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Other books by Timothy Knapman

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Extinct

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Extinct

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Shahab Shamshirsaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

Mee loves to draw on the walls of his cave, but he has run out of room. Will he find blank walls at the back of his cave or something more unexpected? Oxford Reading Tree All Stars is an engaging chapter fiction series which combines age-appropriate content with imaginative stories, perfect for inspiring and stretching able infants. The series develops comprehension skills and provides a wide variety of fiction topics and styles, alongside illustrations that aid understanding. All the books in this series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book - one which will develop their reading skills and fuel their love of reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

The Winter Fox

The Winter Fox

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Rebecca Harry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Fox is so busy playing all summer long, that when winter comes he is cold, hungry and all alone. If only he'd listened to his friends...Can a Christmas wish make things right? With sparkly foil throughout, this tale of friendship is the perfect story to share on cold winter nights.

The Winter Fox

The Winter Fox

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Rebecca Harry Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Fox is so busy playing all summer long, that when winter comes he is cold, hungry and all alone. If only he'd listened to his friends...Can a Christmas wish make things right? With sparkly foil throughout, this tale of friendship is the perfect story to share on cold winter nights.

Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes!

Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes!

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Nikki Dyson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2016

Everyone has to brush their teeth, wash their hair and go to bed sometime - even dinosaurs! From the author of Soon comes a raucous bedtime read-aloud - brimming with dinosaurs! Mum is trying to get her rather lively dino-obsessed child ready for bed, but this little boy won't go easy ... he's got a dinosaur-themed comeback (and a ROARY action) for everything! Dinosaurs don't have to eat all their dinner, wash their hair or brush their teeth ... so why should he? And as bedtime beckons, the little boy gets more and more lost in his imaginative world... Will mum ever get him to close his eyes? With exuberant, hilarious dinosaur art from shining illustration talent, Nikki Dyson, this is the perfect story for children with wild imaginations (who refuse to go to sleep!).

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: Joe Berger Format: Board book Release Date: 05/05/2016

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

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