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Nick Sharratt - Author

About the Author

Nick Sharratt is an established illustrator who lives and works in Brighton. He has won many awards including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award (1996, 1997, 2000 and 2001), the Red House Children’s Book Award (1997, 2001 and 2003), the Smarties Book Prize (2000), the Kate Greenaway Medal (2003) and the Blue Peter Award (2003).

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Nick Sharratt’s big and bold illustrations leap off the page and delight very young readers with their cheerful simplicity. The sounds of lots of different noises are celebrated in Toddle Waddle as a toddler takes a simple stroll to the end of the pier and lots of others follow, greedy animals tuck into delicious plates of food at the lovely meal where manners don’t matter in Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose.

Featured books by Nick Sharratt

Shark in the Park on a Windy Day!

Shark in the Park on a Windy Day!

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the park ...Timothy Pope is blown this way and that way in the windy park - but among the whistling wind and blustering brollies could that be a shark he spies through his telescope. 

What's in the Witch's Kitchen?

What's in the Witch's Kitchen?

5+ readers

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

'Biscuits and cakes!' or 'Spiders and Snakes!'  All readers will love way they can change the pictures in this clever picture book. On every spread there's a flap which can be opened to reveal some nice or something disgusting. Every choice is delightful - in its own way!

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh

3+ readers

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2012

Packed with glorious patterns of stripes and spots, this book also contains a clue on each spread as to the nature of the little boy's obsession - from a pink elephant toothbrush-holder in the bathroom to a bun in the cafe!  A firm family favourite from award-winning illustrator Nick Sharratt.

Other books by Nick Sharratt

Tea Party Parade

Tea Party Parade

Author: Nick Sharratt Illustrator: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2021

Today's the day - it's the tea party parade! The kids are in their costumes and the teachers are marching too. Teacups are twirling, cake slices are spinning, and the big finale is going to be the best show of all! Join in with all the fun of the parade in Nick Sharratt's beautiful new Little Gem. Bursting with lots of rhyme, rhythm and energy for little ones to enjoy, it's the perfect book for a young reader's first steps on the path to reading independence.

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh

My Mum and Dad They Make Me Laugh

3+ readers

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2012

Packed with glorious patterns of stripes and spots, this book also contains a clue on each spread as to the nature of the little boy's obsession - from a pink elephant toothbrush-holder in the bathroom to a bun in the cafe!  A firm family favourite from award-winning illustrator Nick Sharratt.

Once Upon a Time...

Once Upon a Time...

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2021

Spot all your favourite nursery story characters in this lively rhyming tale! Nothing much happened round here, says the little boy to his dad at the end of the day. But the pictures tell a different story! Goldilocks, three little pigs, a wolf, a witch, Humpty Dumpty - all have paraded outside the little boy's window! So maybe it wasn't such a dull day after all...

Ness the Nurse (NE)

Ness the Nurse (NE)

Author: Nick Sharratt Illustrator: Nick Sharratt Format: Board book Release Date: 05/11/2020

From the bestselling author and illustrator Nick Sharratt, a stunning board book reissue of a childhood counting classic. Sure to make everything better, Ness the Nurse is a fun counting book for all tree-climbers, adventurers and aspiring doctors everywhere. Have you ever bashed your nose? Scraped your knee? Stubbed your toe? Then this story is just for you! Come and meet Paul, Greg and Jacinta, who all need to call for Ness the nurse! Written and illustrated by bestselling, prize-winning creator, Nick Sharratt With colourful illustrations that children will love The gentle rhyming story makes counting fun! Previously published as Ouch! I Need a Plaster!

Ketchup on Your Reindeer

Ketchup on Your Reindeer

Author: Nick Sharratt Illustrator: Nick Sharratt Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Do you like ketchup on your Christmas tree? Or a Santa hat on your Christmas pud? Discover all these bonkers combinations and more in Ketchup on Your Reindeer?, the fabulous festive follow-up to Nick Sharratt's classic picture book bestseller, Ketchup on Your Cornflakes? Flip the colourful split pages to choose your own combinations, and find out just how crazy Christmas can be!

Moo-Cow, Kung-Fu-Cow NE PB

Moo-Cow, Kung-Fu-Cow NE PB

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Wow! A Kung-Fu Cow! Yikes! A Tattoo-Cow. Boing! A Kangaroo-Cow. Which moo jumps out at you? Tug the tabs and lift the five chunky flaps of this brilliant novelty picture book to see a herd of hilarious moo-cows doing all sorts of a-moosing things! There's a cool cow for everyone in this comic masterpiece, a fantastically colourful sequel to the hugely popular Octopus Socktopus and Elephant Wellyphant by Nick Sharratt, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators. With superb, satisfying novelty features: pull-tabs, pop-ups and flaps, along with appealing illustrations and hilarious wordplay, this baby picture book will be fun for little ones and parents alike!

Elephant Wellyphant NE PB

Elephant Wellyphant NE PB

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Yum! A Fruit Jellyphant! Pooh! A Rude Smelliphant! Wow! A Magic Spellaphant! Who'll be your favourite elephant? The Fruit Jellyphant, or the Chocolate Caramelephant? Cinderellaphant, or maybe the stinky Rude Smelliphant? Tug the tabs and lift the five flaps of this brilliant novelty picture book to see a elephantastic parade! There's an elephant for everyone in this comic masterpiece, a fantastically colourful sequel to the hugely popular Octopus Socktopus and Moo-Cow, Kung-Fu-Cow by Nick Sharratt, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators. With superb, satisfying novelty features: pull-tabs, pop-ups and flaps, along with appealing illustrations and hilarious wordplay, this baby picture book will be fun for little ones and parents alike!

Octopus Socktopus

Octopus Socktopus

Author: Nick Sharratt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

They have eight arms and they live under the sea - but can you guess how many types of octopus there can be? Pull the tabs and lift the flaps - who will be your favourite octopus? Will it be the Cuckoo Clocktopus, the Scary Shocktopus or maybe even the Party Frocktopus? Tug the tabs and lift the five flaps of this brilliant novelty picture book to see an octopus party! There's an octopus for everyone in this fantastically colourful book, perfect for fans of the hugely popular Elephant Wellyphant and Moo-Cow, Kung-Fu-Cow by Nick Sharratt, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators. With superb, satisfying novelty features: pull-tabs, pop-ups and flaps, along with appealing illustrations and hilarious wordplay, this baby picture book will be fun for little ones and parents alike!

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