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Jez Alborough - Author

About the Author

 

Jez Alborough is a hugely popular, award-winning author and illustrator of books for children, well-known for his stories about Bobo the chimp, star of Hug, Tall and Yes, as well as his tales about Eddy and the Bear, which inspired a BAFTA-winning animated TV series. He lives in Richmond, Surrey. 

 

Featured books by Jez Alborough

Hugo the Hare's Rainy Day

Hugo the Hare's Rainy Day

3+ readers

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2014

A hilarious story about learning to find fun in the things you hate, from the bestselling author of Nat the Cat's Sunny Smile and Billy the Goat's Big Breakfast.

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Six Little Chicks

Six Little Chicks

3+ readers

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2012

A perfect Easter treat.  The rollicking rhythmic text in this story is rammed with catchy refrains that beg to be shouted out. Children will love the repeated action words and thinking of new ways to act them out.

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Other books by Jez Alborough

Fix-It Duck

Fix-It Duck

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2020

New cover reissue in million copy best-selling Duck in the Truck series. Plop! goes the drip that drops from the cup. Duck looks down and Duck looks up. 'A leak in the roof, oh! What bad luck. This is a job for FIX-IT DUCK.' Can he fix it? No he can't! Duck wants to show off his DIY skills. But, the trouble is, when Duck starts fixing things, the problems are only just beginning...

Hug

Hug

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Board book Release Date: 01/05/2020

Celebrate 20 years of Bobo and his friends in this special anniversary edition of the much-loved family favourite! Ever feel like you need a hug? A really big hug from someone who loves you? That's how Bobo, the little chimp in this classic first story book, feels. Walking through the jungle he passes lots of creatures enjoying a cuddle together: elephants, chameleons, lions, giraffes, hippos - even the snakes have got someone special to squeeze. But poor Bobo is alone. Will he ever find the hug he needs? Using only three words throughout the book, this simple, endearing story is told through Jez Alborough's gorgeous, detailed artwork.

The Infinite Journey

The Infinite Journey

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2019

The Story of 'You'

The Story of 'You'

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2018

Exciting new board book version of the much-loved family favourite. For over 25 years, children have read and loved this fabulous shout-out-loud story of a case of mistaken identity among teddy bears! A phenomenal bestseller, Where's My Teddy? tells the tale of Little Eddy who loses his toy teddy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods - where he's in for a gigantic surprise!

Six Little Chicks

Six Little Chicks

Author: Jez Alborough Format: eBook Release Date: 04/01/2018

Busy Hen has five little chicks to look after while making sure number six - still an egg - stays warm. The last thing she needs is hairy, scary Fox sniffing about. She is frantic when the other birds warn her that her chicks are in danger, but her five little chicks are a lot braver than she realises!From the author of HUG and DUCK IN THE TRUCK, this rollicking, rhythmic Easter text is rammed with catchy refrains that beg to be shouted out. Children will love the repeated action words and thinking of new ways to act them out.

Some Dogs Do

Some Dogs Do

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Send your spirits soaring with this powerful, positive rhyming tale. On the way to school one day, Sid is so full of happiness that he starts to fly. But no one believes him. Dogs don't fly, they say. Poor Sid is miserable, until his dad lets him in on an amazing secret: some dogs do! The most uplifting book. Nadia Hussain, Stylist magazine

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