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Nigel Baines - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Nigel Baines has worked for many years as a designer and children’s books illustrator. Series he has illustrated include Yuck! by Matt and Dave (S&S) and Hank Zipzer by Henry Winkler (Walker). Do Igloos Have Loos? by Mithcell Symons was winner of a Blue Peter Book Award in 2011. He lives in St Albans. 

Illustrator photo © Barrington Stoke

Featured books by Nigel Baines

Other books by Nigel Baines

Early Reader: The Witch of the Ditch

Early Reader: The Witch of the Ditch

Author: Steven Butler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2019

A red Early Reader full of humour and fun, from bestselling author and actor, Steven Butler. Every town in the world has one witch - only one! So when the Hag of the Crag moves into town next door to the Witch of the Ditch, an all-out Witch War ensues. Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Early Reader: Robbie and the RAAAH

Early Reader: Robbie and the RAAAH

Author: Steven Butler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

A red Early Reader full of humour and fun, from bestselling author and actor, Steven Butler. Robbie always behaves. He always does what he's told. Until one day, when he just doesn't want to anymore. That's when the RAAAH appears... Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

The Little Book of Spooky Jokes

The Little Book of Spooky Jokes

Author: Joe King Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2017

What happens if you see twin witches? You won't be able to tell which witch is witch What did the skeleton say when his brother told a lie? You can't fool me, I can see right through you Will: Mum, all the children make fun of me. Mum: What do they say? Will: They say I'm a werewolf. Is it true? Mum: Of course not. Now comb your face and get ready for supper. These and many more howlers will make you laugh your head off (in most cases not literally).

Cyfres Academi Archarwyr: 4. Taran a Dydd y Farn

Cyfres Academi Archarwyr: 4. Taran a Dydd y Farn

Author: Alan Macdonald Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2017

Thunderbot's Day of Doom

Thunderbot's Day of Doom

Author: Alan Macdonald Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Welcome back to Mighty High - the school for superheroes. Our heroes, Stan, Minnie, Miles and, of course, Pudding the Wonder Dog, face their toughest challenge yet - a weatherman gone bad! Thunderbot is determined to hold the country to ransom by controlling the weather - he even threatens to put the Queen in danger! With gadgets a-plenty, our young superheroes must battle through ice, snow, tornadoes and lightning strikes - but can they save the day? With fully integrated black and white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud series is perfect for young readers.

Alien Attack!

Alien Attack!

Author: Alan Macdonald Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2015

Welcome back to Mighty High - the school for superheroes. Stan and his friends are so busy preparing for their Heroes exams and having flying lessons that no one seems to realise that Miles has been abducted by aliens! Can fully-fledged superhero Captain Courageous lend a hand or will their fates be decided by a piece of bionic bubble gum? With fully integrated black and white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud series is perfect for young readers.

Superhero School: The Revenge of the Green Meanie

Superhero School: The Revenge of the Green Meanie

Author: Alan Macdonald Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2014

From the bestselling author of Dirty Bertie. Stan Button had always dreamed of becoming a superhero. Then one day a letter arrives inviting him for an interview at the mysterious Mighty High School. To his amazement, Stan is offered a place - starting immediately. His superpower is `non-conventional', as are those of his two new best friends, but lessons in supervillain-spotting and tight-wearing mean they are soon ready to defeat the evil Green Meanie... who might just be none other than Professor Von Hardbum, a teacher at their school. Each adventure will be heavily illustrated throughout with fantastic art by Nigel Baines, for truly brilliant comic-book style fun.

The Funniest Football Joke Book Ever!

The Funniest Football Joke Book Ever!

Author: Carl McInerney, Joe King Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2010

What did the ref say to the chicken who tripped a defender? Fowl. Why was the footballer upset on his birthday? He got a red card. These and many more howlers to make you laugh even if we lose the Cup!!!

Yuck's Fantastic Football Match

Yuck's Fantastic Football Match

Author: Matt And Dave Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2010

YUCK'S FANTASTIC FOOTBALL MATCH Yuck's football team, the All Stars, have made it through the cup final. They just have to beat rivals, Hooray United and the trophy is theirs! But then Polly steals the All Stars secret weapon, Yuck's very smelly football boots, can the team win the final without them? YUCK'S CREEPY CRAWLIES Yuck's sister, Polly, just can't stop cheating when she and Yuck play games together. So Yuck enlists the help of his very special creepy crawly friends to help him teach Polly a yucky lesson she won't forget!

Yuck's Robotic Bottom

Yuck's Robotic Bottom

Author: Matt And Dave Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2009

YUCK'S ROBOTIC BOTTOM Can Yuck win first prize for the best invention in school? He's got gross gadgets galore and a revolting robot to help him. All he needs now is a stinky plan to blow away his rivals. YUCK'S WILD WEEKEND Yuck and his sister, Polly, are both going camping in the garden, but neither wants the other one there. With creepy crawlies, smelly snakes and a grizzly bear on the loose who will survive the longest in the wild?

Yuck's Mega Magic Wand

Yuck's Mega Magic Wand

Author: Matt And Dave Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2009

YUCK'S MEGA MAGIC WAND Yuck(1)s performing magic at the school talent show. With the help of a Mega Magic wand and his assistant Fungus the frog, he conjures up tricks for a yucky performance the audience will never forget. YUCK'S PIRATE TEASURE Yuck and Little Eric are off to the seaside to be pirates for a day. There's treasure at stake, and a plot to plunder a Super-Dooper Multi-Scoop ice cream!

All Things Weird and Wonderful

All Things Weird and Wonderful

Author: Stewart Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2004

Another collection of quirky, thought-provoking and highly entertaining poems from a performance poet with an increasing fan base. In this collection Stewart Henderson takes a sideways look at creation - from the depths of the sea, to the breadth of the earth, and the realms of space and sky - and featuring many aspects of the animal world. The poems are often shown from the perspective of a child (answering curious questions, or helping children to understand more about their place in the universe). Poems include short humorous verses, longer narrative poems and the poet's inimitable 'wry thoughts'.

I Was Only Asking Poems About Big Questions

I Was Only Asking Poems About Big Questions

Author: Steve Turner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2004

During Steve Turner's work in schools and bringing up his own family, he has been fascinated by children's curiosity and how sometimes quirky questions can be quite serious. This is a collection of his poetry about big questions.

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