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Ross Collins - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Ross Collins studied illustration at the Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1994 and in the same year he won the Macmillan Children’s Book Prize for the The Sea Hole. Since then he has gone on to illustrate over 100 books and has written several too. His picture book The Elephantom was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and was staged at London's National Theatre and in 2016 This Zoo is Not for You won the inaugural Amnesty CILIP Honour. When Ross is not creating children’s books he enjoys working on character development for animation studios such as Laika and Disney. He lives with his partner Jacqui, his young son, and his dog Hugo, in Scotland. 

Featured books by Ross Collins

Alligator Action

Alligator Action

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Ali Sparkes Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2012

Petty's been kidnapped! Josh and Danny have already broken into her secret lab looking for her, and now they're going to brave all her anti-intruder traps and break into her house. There's no sign of Petty, but there is a very interesting little box ...containing the best SWITCH spray ever. Unable to resist the temptation, the twins head to the park to try out alligator SWITCH spray. But before they make it to the river, they're roped into being in the audience of a touring chat show, with some VERY interesting guests ...

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Other books by Ross Collins

Cheesemares

Cheesemares

Author: Ross Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2021

Hal is convinced there's a connection between his favourite cheesy snacks and the horrible nightmares he keeps having. So he sets off on a mission with Rufus the dog to solve his cheesemares once and for all. But will he ever escape from the horror he faces in The Evil House of Cheese and is he really tough enough to take on the evil cows? A hilarious nightmare-fuelled tale from superstar author-illustrator Ross Collins, particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+.

Blamehounds

Blamehounds

Author: Ross Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2021

Whenever there's a pong, poo or puddle that can't be explained, Norman and Ringo are the hounds that take the blame. Determined to exploit their status for profit, Blamehounds Inc. is soon in business and small dogs the world over are admitting responsibility for accidents, eruptions and even the occasional war... A wickedly clever and hilarious doggy tale from superstar author-illustrator Ross Collins, particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Inspector Penguin Investigates

Inspector Penguin Investigates

Author: Eoin McLaughlin Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

Oh no! The famous Diamondo del Mondo has been stolen! There's something fishy going on. And no one knows fishy quite like . . . Inspector Penguin! Spot the clues throughout the book to help Inspector Penguin solve the mystery! Who could have broken into Baron von Buffetworth's super-secure top-secret safe? And where have they taken his precious diamond? There's only one detective who can solve this mystery: Inspector Penguin! That is, if he can keep his mind off tuna long enough to find some clues . . . An exciting, interactive detective story from the team behind Secret Agent Elephant. Spot the clues throughout the book to help Inspector Penguin solve the mystery!

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

Author: Andy Stanton Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2021

Matthew Buzzington has a superpower - he can turn into a fly! It's just that it hasn't happened yet, which is pretty bad timing really because there are robbers and flying pineapples out to get him. Can he make his superpower work? A brand new edition of this ruckus, laugh-out-loud adventure from Mr Gum author and King of funny Andy Stanton, now in at a lowered reading age of 7.

Sterling and the Canary

Sterling and the Canary

Author: Andy Stanton Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2021

Sterling Thaxton is in love. In love with Lizzie Harris - the beautiful new girl. Her hair is the colour of magic. Her nose is as sweet as music. Her arms are as slender as rainbows. Problem is, she's not interested. Luckily a small yellow canary turns up with some excellent advice. A brand new edition of this laugh-out-loud story of young love from Mr Gum author and King of Funny Andy Stanton, now with a lowered reading age of 7.

Sunny and the Wicked Lady

Sunny and the Wicked Lady

Author: Alison Moore Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2021

I can roar like a Dinosaur

I can roar like a Dinosaur

Author: Karl Newson Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

A laugh-out-loud funny picture book, starring the small but mighty Mouse! Mouse might be teeny-tiny-titchy-witchy, but she's determined to show the other animals that anyone can roar like a dinosaur. With the help of her trusty How to Roar Like a Dinosaur book, Mouse gets to work getting her dino-roar back, much to the bemusement of the chattering meerkat, the grunting warthog and the ruk-ruking chameleon . . . But what's that coming up behind them, with a really loud ROAR?! The follow-up to the hilarious I am a Tiger and I am not an Elephant, written by Karl Newson and illustrated by Amnesty CILIP Award winning artist, Ross Collins.

I can roar like a Dinosaur

I can roar like a Dinosaur

Author: Karl Newson Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

A laugh-out-loud funny picture book, starring the small but mighty Mouse! Mouse might be teeny-tiny-titchy-witchy, but she's determined to show the other animals that anyone can roar like a dinosaur. With the help of her trusty How to Roar Like a Dinosaur book, Mouse gets to work getting her dino-roar back, much to the bemusement of the chattering meerkat, the grunting warthog and the ruk-ruking chameleon . . . But what's that coming up behind them, with a really loud ROAR?! The follow-up to the hilarious I am a Tiger and I am not an Elephant, written by Karl Newson and illustrated by Amnesty CILIP Award winning artist, Ross Collins.

A Horse called Moon

A Horse called Moon

Author: Claire Barker Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the lovable ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall and collect all his adventures! One starry night, Knitbone Pepper and his beloved owner, Winnie, find a ghost horse hiding in the garden. Her name is Moon, and she is searching for her long-lost owner. But Moon has a spooky secret, which is sure to spell TROUBLE. Packed with adventure, chuckles and woofs!

Secret Agent Elephant

Secret Agent Elephant

Author: Eoin McLaughlin Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Watch out, supervillains. There's a new spy in town . . . Secret Agent 00 Elephant has struggled through his secret service tests and how he's ready to take on his first spy mission: to find feline supervillain Vincent le Morte and stop him from destroying the world. He just needs to stay away from those mini pizzas . . . Good luck, Agent Elephant. The world is counting on you. AND REMEMBER: DO NOT GET DISTRACTED BY THE MINI-PIZZAS!

The Last Circus Tiger

The Last Circus Tiger

Author: Claire Barker Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the lovable ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall and collect all his adventures! Roll up! Roll up! The circus is coming to Starcross Hall, and Winnie and her ghostly animal friends can't wait. The magicians, acrobats and clowns are such fun! But Knitbone Pepper sniffs something beastly in the big top... Packed with adventure, chuckles and woofs!

I am not an Elephant

I am not an Elephant

Author: Karl Newson Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

This laugh-out-loud story is about a bold and imaginative Mouse who is accused of being an elephant by a gecko. Despite having a pointy nose and flappy ears, Mouse is definitely not an elephant - but could Mouse be an owl, a sheep, a yak, or a cow? Mouse persuades the others that it's what is on the inside that counts - and maybe Mouse is actually a Moose? With vibrant and characterful illustrations this hilarious follow on to the acclaimed I AM A TIGER introduces a new range of animals for the feisty Mouse to bamboozle.

Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

Author: Claire Barker Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the lovable ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall and collect all his adventures! Knitbone Pepper has made lots of new animal friends since becoming a ghost dog. But his beloved owner, Winnie, is missing him. Can the ghostly gang come up with a plan to help Winnie see Knitbone again? Packed with adventure, chuckles and woofs!

A Rabbit Called Wish

A Rabbit Called Wish

Author: Claire Barker Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the lovable ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall and collect all his adventures! Knitbone and his beloved owner Winnie are delighted to find Wish, the ghost rabbit, after Lord Pepper brings him home in a very special top hat. Wish is searching for his long-lost owner, a young magician called Ernest. Can the ghostly gang put on a tip-top talent show to entice Ernest to Starcross? Packed with adventures, chuckles and woofs!

Sunny and the Hotel Splendid

Sunny and the Hotel Splendid

Author: Alison Moore Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2019

On the hottest day of the year, Ana Sharma and her mum check in to the Hotel Splendid, a place where bells seem to ring all by themselves, jam pots and milk jugs appear on the breakfast table as if by magic, and things go bump in the night. The Hotel Splendid has a problem. When Ana and Sunny meet, they come up with a solution, but one problem leads to another. Meanwhile, the hotel is harbouring an unexpected guest ...

Secret Agent Elephant

Secret Agent Elephant

Author: Eoin McLaughlin Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Watch out, supervillains. There's a new spy in town . . . Secret Agent Elephant isn't much good at hiding, or disguises, or driving fast cars - but he DOES look dangerously handsome in a tuxedo. Join the world's biggest, clumsiest super spy on his first mission: to find feline supervillain Vincent le Morte and stop him from destroying the world. Good luck, Agent Elephant. The world is counting on you. AND REMEMBER: DO NOT GET DISTRACTED BY THE MINI PIZZAS! The hilariously funny new book from rising-star Eoin McLaughlin and bestselling illustrator Ross Collins.

I am a Tiger

I am a Tiger

Author: Karl Newson Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2019

Winner of the Leicester Our Best Picture Book Award, and the West Sussex Picture Book Award. A hilarious and original story about a little mouse with big ideas! The bold little mouse declares I am a tiger. and manages to convince a raccoon, a fox, a snake and a bird not only that this is true, but that they are not what they think they are. When a real tiger turns up, can the persuasive and fearless little rodent manage to persuade the tiger that he is a mouse! With vibrant artwork by award-winning illustrator Ross Collins, and delightful characters created by rising star Karl Newson, I am a Tiger is a story that will amuse and entertain everyone, from the smallest mouse to the biggest tiger.

The Silver Phantom

The Silver Phantom

Author: Claire Barker Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the lovable ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall and collect all his adventures! Winnie and Knitbone Pepper are thrilled when a vintage plane lands at Starcross Hall, bringing with it Martin the hamster's beloved ghostly owner. But this visitor is a human ghost, and that means only one thing - mischief! Packed with adventure, chuckles and woofs!

Sunny and the Ghosts

Sunny and the Ghosts

Author: Alison Moore Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

Sometimes, when you open a door or lift a lid, you find exactly what you expected to find: coats in the coat cupboard, bread in the bread bin, toys in the toy box. And sometimes you don't. When Sunny's parents buy an antique shop, they get more than they bargained for: in some of the old furniture, Sunny finds ghosts. Each of the ghosts has an unfulfilled desire, something they never did in their lifetime: Walter wants to learn to read, Violet wants to write a novel, Mary and Elsie want to go to the seaside. While Sunny is trying to help them all, it seems someone else is out to cause trouble...

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: The Trunk and The Skunk and Other Stories

Read with Oxford: Stage 2: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: The Trunk and The Skunk and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Ross Collins, Jonathan Allen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

With a focus on building phonics skills, this collection includes seven fun stories with colourful illustrations. It is ideal for children who are developing early reading skills. Read about the Trunk and the Skunk, find out why Gran is so cross and discover how Ron Rabbit makes a rocket! Tips for reading together explain the letter patterns 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. There are eight Songbirds story collections for you to enjoy. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books 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!

Read with Oxford: Stage 4: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Clare and the Fair and Other Stories

Read with Oxford: Stage 4: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Clare and the Fair and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Ross Collins, Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

With a focus on building phonics skills, this collection includes six fun stories with colourful illustrations. It is ideal for children who are gaining more reading confidence. Find out what Clare does at the Fair, what happens at Tara's Party and how Jack meets the Giants! Tips for reading together explain the letter patterns 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. There are eight Songbirds story collections for you to enjoy. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books 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!

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Usman's Books and Other Stories

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Usman's Books and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Ross Collins, Martin Chatterton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

With a focus on building phonics skills, this collection includes five fun stories with colourful illustrations. It is ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. Discover why Usman loves reading, read about the Cinderella Play and find out why Mr and Mrs Brown are upside down! Tips for reading together explain the letter patterns 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. There are eight Songbirds story collections for you to enjoy. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books 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!

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Spike Says and Other Stories

Read with Oxford: Stage 3: Julia Donaldson's Songbirds: Spike Says and Other Stories

Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Ross Collins, Melanie Williamson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

With a focus on building phonics skills, this collection includes seven fun stories with colourful illustrations. It is ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. Find out what Spike has to say, why Nasim is an unusual kind of knight and what happens to the snake and the drake. Tips for reading together explain the letter patterns 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. There are eight Songbirds story collections for you to enjoy. Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books 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!

Tiddlers: The Sleepy Dinosaur

Tiddlers: The Sleepy Dinosaur

Author: Karen Wallace Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2017

The Sleepy Dinosaur is a fun story for young dinosaur fans who are beginning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band pink 1B. This sleepy dinosaur just cannot find the perfect place to sleep - until he's snuggled up in bed! The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read. A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a spot the picture puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure. Compiled in consultation with Catherine Glavina, PGCE Primary and Early Years Course Leader, The Centre for Professional Education, University of Warwick.

Upraid Nan Robot!

Upraid Nan Robot!

Author: Sean Taylor Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2014

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 11: Scratch's Bad Reputations

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 11: Scratch's Bad Reputations

Author: Ali Sparkes Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

Do you scream over spiders or bolt from bats? In Scratch's Bad Reputations, Scratch the rat looks at animals that have a reputation for being scary but are they really bad, or just misunderstood? Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

Author: Andy Stanton Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/2011

Hilarious story with trademark Stanton-esque nonsense. Matthew Buzzington has a superpower - he can turn into a fly! It's just that it hasn't happened yet, which is pretty bad timing really because there are robbers and flying pineapples out to get him. Can he make his superpower work? A fun, chunky format including stickers. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Eric Bloodaxe the Viking King

Eric Bloodaxe the Viking King

Author: Damian Harvey Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2010

Eric Bloodaxe is a fierce Viking. A shepherd boy must deliver a special helmet to Eric before he is crowned king. Can he find Eric in time? Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.

Hugh's Blue Day

Hugh's Blue Day

Author: Karen J. Hodgson Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2010

Hugh's Blue Day is a delightful rhyming story that will appeal to any child who has had 'the blues'. Geared primarily to 2-5-year-olds, it features a grumpy little boy and his fun-loving mum. When Hugh refuses to play, mum tries to cheer him up by making the whole day 'blue'. At first Hugh is doubtful, but he soon takes up the challenge, trying to outwit mum as she strives to make everything blue: his clothes, his food, even his toothpaste. Hodgson's quirky rhymes and the infectious enthusiasm of Collins' colour illustrations make this a classic picture book. Collins is one of the most acclaimed children's book illustrators and authors working today. He has illustrated more than 70 books, including The Elephantom (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal), The Sea Hole (winner of the MacMillan Children's Book Prize) and Billy Monster's Daymare (winner of the Royal Mail Book Award). He lives in Glasgow, Scotland. Hodgson, a former journalist, lives in south-east England. She is also author of The Robot Who Couldn't Cry and The Teeny-Weeny Walking Stick, both published by Hogs Back Books.

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

The Story of Matthew Buzzington

Author: Andy Stanton Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2009

Hilarious story with trademark Stanton-esque nonsense. Matthew Buzzington has a superpower - he can turn into a fly! It's just that it hasn't happened yet, which is pretty bad timing really because there are robbers and flying pineapples out to get him. Can he make his superpower work? A fun, chunky format including stickers. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

The Bag of Bones The Second Tale from the Five Kingdoms

The Bag of Bones The Second Tale from the Five Kingdoms

Author: Vivian French, Ross Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2008

The good witches of Wadingburn are worried - there's a new witch in town with a bag of magic bones, and she's so evil she makes their toes ache... Another fun-filled fantasty in the Tales from the Five Kingdoms stories that started with The Robe of Skulls. Truda Hangnail is a very wicked witch, banned from the Five Kingdoms because of her use of deep magic. Then she comes up with a fiendish plan to restore evil to the Five Kingdoms, transforming the good witches of Waddingburn into shrivelled, wicked old witches who will help her take over King Frank's kingdom on his fiftieth birthday. Luckily, a sweet-natured half-human, half-elf named Loobly is witness to Truda's evil spell and sets off to fetch help. As the birthday party looms and Truda's evil gathers strength, Loobly enlists the help of Prince Marcus of Gorebreath and Gracie Gillypot, as well as old friends Gubble the troll and Marlon and Alf the bats, to stop Truda and send her packing to the house of the Ancient Crones to face her just deserts.

The Robe of Skulls The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

The Robe of Skulls The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

Author: Vivian French, Ross Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2007

An exuberant, hilarious and wildly entertaining fairy tale with a cast of characters who are good, bad and very, very ugly. All is not well in the crumbling castle high above the mountain village of Fracture. The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a new robe. A very expensive new robe. To get the cash she will stop at nothing, including kidnapping, blackmail and more than a little black magic. But she reckons without the heroic Gracie Gillypot, not to mention a gallant if rather scruffy prince, two chatty bats, the wickedest stepsister ever, a troll with a grudge - and some very Ancient crones.

Mixed Up Madness

Mixed Up Madness

Author: Tony Bradman, Alison Prince Illustrator: Ross Collins, Alison Prince Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/05/2007

popular stories in 1, this good value volume includes The Two Jacks by Tony Bradman and Screw Loose by Alison Prince. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexicBarrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

The World's Bellybutton The Greek Gods Need a New Hero!

The World's Bellybutton The Greek Gods Need a New Hero!

Author: Tanya Landman Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2007

William Popidopolis is in a race against time in this comic adventure where mythology and reality collide! William travels to a Greek isle to meet his long-lost father. There he meets a talking swan, who is really Zeus, king of the gods - and he desperately needs William's help. The knot that ties the world together is slipping, and the planet is about to explode! Can they trick the Gorgons and retie the knot before it is too late?

The Elephantom

The Elephantom

Author: Ross Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2007

Nuff Said

Nuff Said

Author: Herbie Brennan, R Collins Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/06/2002

Fairy Nuff has been rewarded with a knighthood for saving the kidnapped Queen. He has also become extremely rich through a wind fall inheritance - what is left for him to do now but celebrate his good fortune by hosting a massive party! So he invites the rich and famous, builds a theme park, gets the Chinese State Circus to make an appearance and prepares for the time of his life. But things do not turn out as Fairy Nuff had planned because he has two very uninvited guests with a very big grudge and a hoard of huge ants to contend with.

The Two Jacks

The Two Jacks

Author: Tony Bradman Illustrator: Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2001

Jack Baker and Jack Barker couldn't be more different. Jack Baker is the perfect pupil - he always does his homework on time. Jack Barker is the bad boy who NEVER does anything right. But one day a new teacher mixes them up and things change forever in this charming story of mistaken identity. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

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