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Deborah Allwright - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Deborah Allwright has become a star of the picture book world following the publicationof the bestselling The Night Pirates. She has been shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Award, and illustrated the hugely successful Don't Read this Book! Deborah works in a studio in Islington, stopping only to attend designer clothes sales, and to do a spot of DJing at music festivals.

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Featured books by Deborah Allwright

Pinkie Mouse, Where are You?

Pinkie Mouse, Where are You?

3+ readers

Author: Alison Green Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/10/2011

This cheeky hide-and-seek story is tinged with danger as Pangolin and Pinky Mouse get in all kinds of difficulties while they play. Although they have been warned about the dangers of pythons, elephants and crocodiles, the two friends can’t resist testing just how scary they are. How they survive the scares is jauntily told in a rhyming text. 

Other books by Deborah Allwright

She Rex

She Rex

Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Maisy's brother's Ed won't let her play with his toys. He says, 'Dinos are for boys!' But Ed hasn't met T. Rex's BIGGER sister ... She Rex is a big and burly, multi-coloured dino girly. And Maisy is about to show her brother that stomping, chomping She Rex is as fierce and as loud as any boy dinosaur. Watch out, Ed, you may just discover that dino toys are for girls and boys! The perfect picture book for all dino-fans.

You're Not a Proper Pirate, Sidney Green!

You're Not a Proper Pirate, Sidney Green!

Author: Ruth Quayle Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/01/2019

A hilarious read-aloud picture book for any child aged 3-6 with a big imagination! Sidney Green loves going on rip-roaring adventures with his dog, Jemima. Together, they race cars, sail all the way to Africa and build an enormous castle, complete with a moat full of crocodiles. But Captain Shipshape and his pirate band are NOT happy. They think it's time for Sidney Green to become a Proper Pirate - right now, not in a minute . What will Sidney Green do? A witty and poignant tale by rising star Ruth Quayle and with artwork by award-winning Deborah Allwright, illustrator of The Night Pirates and There is No Dragon in This Story.

You're Not a Proper Pirate, Sidney Green!

You're Not a Proper Pirate, Sidney Green!

Author: Ruth Quayle Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

A hilarious read-aloud picture book for any child aged 3-6 with a big imagination! Sidney Green loves going on rip-roaring adventures with his dog, Jemima. Together, they race cars, sail all the way to Africa and build an enormous castle, complete with a moat full of crocodiles. But Captain Shipshape and his pirate band are NOT happy. They think it's time for Sidney Green to become a Proper Pirate - right now, not in a minute . What will Sidney Green do? A witty and poignant tale by rising star Ruth Quayle and with artwork by award-winning Deborah Allwright, illustrator of The Night Pirates and There is No Dragon in This Story.

Read with Oxford: Stages 1-2: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: My Phonics Story Collection

Read with Oxford: Stages 1-2: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: My Phonics Story Collection

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Deborah Allwright, Andy Hammond Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 03/05/2018

With a focus on building phonics skills, this Read with Oxford Stages 1-2: Songbirds Story Collection contains 12 fun phonics stories to provide perfect practice for beginner readers. Read what life is like being small with Bob Bug, find out who is top cat and much more! The kit also contains colourful stickers, and an alphabet chart to reward, motivate and build confidence. Tips for reading together explain the sounds that each story focuses on and identify any words children may find tricky, helping you to get the most out of the collection. Former Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, has captivated children all over the world with her lively and engaging stories. Songbirds is a phonics programme carefully created by Julia to support children who are learning to read and is used in schools to inspire a love of reading. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading resources to build your child's reading confidence. Find practical advice, free eBooks and fun activities to help your child progress on oxfordowl.co.uk. Let's get them flying!

The Witch with an Itch: Dragon v Dinosaur

The Witch with an Itch: Dragon v Dinosaur

Author: Helen Baugh Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

The littlest witch and the wizard, her twin, were both very stubborn and both liked to win . . . Who will triumph - the littlest witch or the littlest wizard? Magic transforms the twins from princess and knight to deadly dragon and dinosaur. BUT the littlest witch's troublesome itch soon comes along - and teaches the twins an important lesson . . . A fantastic rhyming read from the creators of The Witch with an Itch and the illustrator of The Night Pirates

Project X Origins: Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2: Big and Small: Ben and Paul

Project X Origins: Red Book Band, Oxford Level 2: Big and Small: Ben and Paul

Author: Alex Lane Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In Ben and Paul Ben's little brother Paul feels smaller than ever when Ben gets presents that make him look tall. But when Paul gets an amazing present from Ben, he soon realises that being small is not so bad. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Fox in the Dark

Fox in the Dark

Author: Alison Green Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2009

Rat-a-tat-tat! Who's afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is! So are Duck, Mouse and Lamb. They all squish into Rabbit's house to hide. But is the fox really as scary as they think? The perfect bedtime book for rabbits, ducks, mice, lambs ...and children. A funny story with fabulous, stylish pictures by a best-selling illustrator.

The Night Pirates

The Night Pirates

Author: Peter Harris Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2007

The Night Pirates is the best-selling picture book full of adventure on the high seas and a quest for treasure from Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. Now complete with audio book narrated by John Sessions. One night, young Tom is awoken by noises outside his house. He peeps out of the window and what should he see but PIRATES. And stranger still - they're GIRL PIRATES stealing the front of his house! Tom joins their adventure across the high seas to an island where some rather lazy and silly grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure. Not very successfully! Tom and the girl-pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more with the treasure! This swashbuckling pirate story from Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright has become a modern-day classic. Great fun to read-aloud and entertaining for both boys and girls, The Night Pirates is a bedtime story to inspire the imagination. And with this audio book ready by John Sessions, children can read along or listen at bedtime over and over again.

The Night Pirates

The Night Pirates

Author: Peter Harris Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2007

A much-loved adventure on the high seas from Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. Perfect for every reader who loved Pirates Love Underpants and The Pirates Next Door. One night, young Tom is awoken by noises outside his house. He peeps out of the window and what should he see but PIRATES. And stranger still they're GIRL PIRATES stealing the front of his house! Tom joins their adventure across the high seas to an island where some rather lazy and silly grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure. Not very successfully! Tom and the girl-pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more with the treasure! This swashbuckling pirate story from Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright has become a modern-day classic. Great fun to read-aloud and entertaining for both boys and girls, The Night Pirates is a bedtime story to inspire the imagination of kids aged 3 and up. Peter Harris was born in London in 1933. He has written for television, radio and children's comics. His picture books include Have You Seen Max? and Bottomley the Brave. Deborah Allwright has made a dramatic impact on the picture book scene since the publication of The Night Pirates. Her other wonderful books include Hooray for Knickers and The Witch with an Itch.

Sinclair the Wonder Bear Blue Banana

Sinclair the Wonder Bear Blue Banana

Author: Malorie Blackman Illustrator: Deborah Allwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2003

The exciting tale of a stuffed superhero's good deeds from Malorie Blackman for Egmont's Blue Banana series. Sinclair is no ordinary teddy bear. At night, when his owner Emily is fast asleep, he becomes a Wonder Bear, flying all over the world, and magically changing himself into new materials to save people in danger. One night he's a very busy bear indeed. First in India, he changes into steel to mend a broken track before a train full of people arrives. Then in France, he transforms himself into a powerful magnet to help the Madame free her pet dog Lucile. In Australia, Sinclair turns into a window in a glass-bottomed boat to help his friend Captain Baz. Then he becomes stretchy rubber to save a little boy from the water. But after all that hard work even Wonder Bears get sleepy, and as the sun rises, he flies home to Emily before she wakes up. Blue bananas are chapter books for children learning to read, suitable for NC Level 2 readers. They are carefully designed educational books for children, supporting their understanding of how to read and develop vocabulary. Blue bananas uses speech bubbles to aid understanding of dialogue and the text encourages children to explore the feelings of characters.

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