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Jim Field - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second, Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director whose previous clients have included Waterstones, Sainsbury's, Oxfam, The Independent, The Guardian, The FT, Channel 4, Virgin Mobile, Nokia, GQ, Haymarket and BAC. Cats Ahoy! is Jim's first picture book, and his vibrant, energetic style and witty detail is sure to delight children and adults alike.

Featured books by Jim Field

Birthday Boy

Birthday Boy

9+ readers

Author: David Baddiel Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/05/2018

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The Squirrels Who Squabbled

The Squirrels Who Squabbled

5+ readers

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

UKLA Longlist Book Awards - 2019 | Two greedy squirrels learn to share in the third hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could. Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ... A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing from the award-winning creators of The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals! APraise for The Lion Inside: 'heartfelt message, delightfully conveyed' Parents in Touch 'A delight to read over and over again' WRD'Captivating' Books for Keeps 'Will easily win over readers' The Book List 'Field is on top form, offering so many imaginative framings and irreverent characterizations that readers will feel carried along by his visual and comedic generosity.' Publishers Weekly 'Brilliant ... had me in hoots of laughter' The Bookbag Praise for The Koala Who Could: 'Fabulous rhymes, I'm in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends' children.' Claudia Winkleman

The Pest in the Nest

The Pest in the Nest

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Julian Gough Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Rabbit and Bear: Book 2 | PEACE AND QUIET,' shouts Rabbit. 'THAT'S ALL I WANT.'Owch. He's hurt his own ears again.What with Bear's snoring, and a BANG!BANG!BANG! noise from up in the tree, Rabbit knows that Something Simply Has To Be Done. But high in the branches, perhaps Bear can show Rabbit how to see the world from a different place ... From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a tale of friendship, wisdom, and how to be REALLY NOISY.

How Many Legs?

How Many Legs?

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2015

How many legs would there be if a polar bear came for tea? How high would the leg count go if a squid rode in on a buffalo? As more and more animals join in the fun, count along if you can! Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011. Kes is one of the Independent's TOP TEN children's authors and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award.

Other books by Jim Field

The Whale Who Wanted More

The Whale Who Wanted More

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

A stunning undersea tale of friendship, community and discovery from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep . . . Humphrey the whale is on a quest: to find the one perfect object that will make him feel complete. He roams far and wide, gathering endless undersea treasure as he goes. Yet, no matter how many goodies he accumulates, Humphrey still doesn't feel content. Could it be friendship, not possessions, that will really make Humphrey's heart sing? A sparkling rhyming tale that encourages sharing and kindness, this heartwarming story of friendship is perfect for reading aloud.

A Bad King is a Sad Thing Book 5

A Bad King is a Sad Thing Book 5

Author: Julian Gough Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear ... and how to defeat an icebear who wants to be king. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books. 'A perfect animal double-act.' The Times, Book of the Week Icebear has arrived in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he wants to be king. He's big and scary, and the more kind and understanding the animals are, the meaner he becomes. Rabbit is confused: Bear has always been able to fix their problems in the past - but maybe this time he needs to ask for help from someone else. Does Wolf have the answer to the bad king's demands ... or will Rabbit and the other animals find the solution within themselves? From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a story of friends, enemies, and how to avoid being pooped on by an icebear. 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman Read all the Rabbit and Bear books: 1. Rabbit's Bad Habits 2. The Pest in the Nest 3. Attack of the Snack 4. A Bite in the Night 5. A Bad King is a Sad Thing

Oi Aardvark!

Oi Aardvark!

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

Armadillos sit on pillows, bunnies sit on honey and cheetahs sit on fajitas... Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of Oi Frog! With a special fold-out surprise! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it' - Guardian

Farmer Clegg's Night Out

Farmer Clegg's Night Out

Author: Peter Bently Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

The atmosphere is electric out in the farmyard - who's got talent? Old Farmer Clegg may be tucked up for the night, but there's a talent show about to take place and all the animals are desperate to win. Will a break-dancing horse take the top spot? Will the pop-singing sheep twins be offered a record contract? Competition is fierce, but nobody's counted on a certain farmer with a sleepwalking habit! With laugh-out-loud text from Peter Bently and lively, comedic illustrations from Oi Frog! illustrator Jim Field - not to mention a pig mariachi band - the fun-packed Farmer Clegg's Night Out will delight boys and girls alike.

Oi Puppies!

Oi Puppies!

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 13/05/2021

Another brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book, jam-packed with cute puppies and silliness, from the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Dog is looking after some puppies. Quite a few puppies, actually, and none of them will sit! Not even on guppies, like they're supposed to! They're getting a little out of hand - but luckily Frog's got a cunning plan . . . The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a Top Ten Bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others). And Oi Goat! was the number one bestselling 2018 World Book Day Book.

The Whale Who Wanted More

The Whale Who Wanted More

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/2021

A stunning undersea tale of friendship, community and discovery from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep . . . Humphrey the whale is on a quest: to find the one perfect object that will make him feel complete. He roams far and wide, gathering endless undersea treasure as he goes. Yet, no matter how many goodies he accumulates, Humphrey still doesn't feel content. Could it be friendship, not possessions, that will really make Humphrey's heart sing? A sparkling rhyming tale that encourages sharing and kindness, this heartwarming story of friendship is perfect for reading aloud.

Otter Chaos - The Dam Busters

Otter Chaos - The Dam Busters

Author: Michael Broad Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2021

From the award-winning author of Space Mutts comes the second otterly chaotic title! Part of the Awesome Animals range - the funniest fiction staring the wildest wildlife! There's a new family on the river... the beavers. And they're ruining everything for the Otters. The beavers' big fat dam has blocked up the river and worse... it's stopped their supply of delicious crayfish! Something must be done! It seems like things can't get any worse for our otters until they discover a mountain lion has also moved in. Can the riverside families overcome their differences to scare off this hungry-looking foe?

Grandpa Christmas

Grandpa Christmas

Author: Michael Morpurgo Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This bestselling Christmas picture book by renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Jim Field, is now available in paperback for the first time. Michael Morpurgo frames his powerful message about protecting the environment in this beautiful personal story about a grandpa's wish for his granddaughter to live in a better world. This vital and timely story is paired with Jim Field's emotive illustrations in this gorgeous Christmas picture book, perfect for the whole family to share. Dearest little Mia, This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card - you'll have plenty of those - and instead of a present - you'll have plenty of those too, I am sending you a letter ... Every Christmas Mia and her family read a letter which her Grandpa wrote to her. His letter is a warm, impassioned and heartfelt wish for a better world for Mia to live in. He remembers fondly the times they spent in his garden finding frogs and worms and planting seeds. But Grandpa worries that all the things they love so much are in danger ... His letter is a hopeful plea to Mia (and to all of us) to continue to care for and protect our precious world. Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller who has written over one hundred books and won countless awards. In 1976 Michael and his wife Clare started the charity Farms For City Children, which aims to relieve the poverty of experience of young children from inner city and urban areas. In 1999 they were awarded the MBE for their work in creating these farms and in 2006 Michael received an OBE. His novel War Horse has been adapted into a hugely successful and critically acclaimed West End play as well as a film adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg. Michael is a tireless champion for children's books and was formerly the Children's Laureate. Jim Field is an award-winning illustrator, character designer and animation director. He is perhaps best known for drawings frogs on logs in the bestselling picture book series Oi Frog! He has illustrated children's books with Kes Grey, Michelle Robinson, Rachel Bright, Jeanne Willis, Steve Cole and comedian David Baddiel. His first picture book Cats Ahoy won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and he has been nominated for several other awards including the Kate Greenaway Award and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. In 2016, The Bookseller listed Jim as the 6th top selling illustrator. Jim grew up in Farborough and now lives in Paris with his wife and daughter.

The Way Home for Wolf Board Book

The Way Home for Wolf Board Book

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 17/09/2020

A sparkling story of friendship, set in the snowy Arctic, from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside - now in board book edition! Stubborn wolf cub Wilf doesn't want help from anyone. Not from his friends or his family. Whatever it is, he can do it all by himself. But when Wilf finds himself lost and alone in the chill of the Arctic night, he discovers something important: sometimes we all need the helping hand of a friend. This positive rhyming story is perfect for stubbornly independent little cubs everywhere! Look out for more heart-tingling tales from Rachel Bright and Jim Field: The Lion Inside - over 195,000 copies sold in the UK alone The Koala Who Could - Winner of the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize The Squirrels Who Squabbled

Rich Witch, Poor Witch

Rich Witch, Poor Witch

Author: Peter Bently Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

You don't need a wand to work magic! Witch sisters Rita and Rose couldn't be more different. Witch Rose is poor, and helps others for free, whereas Rita is rich and charges clients huge fees. But when the princess Anna Lucinda Cecilia Grace is too glum to even smile, Witch Rita tries everything from exquisite tiaras and fabulous frocks to conjuring a pet dragon to cheer up the princess, with no success. Just as Witch Rita looks set to lose her fee, Witch Rose arrives at the palace. Will she be able to get the princess to smile? Rich Witch, Poor Witch is a fantastically funny fairytale from the winners of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Peter Bently and Jim Field.

Oi Aardvark!

Oi Aardvark!

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Baboons sit on balloons, crocs sit on clocks and donkeys sit on long keys . . . Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of Oi Frog! With a special fold-out surprise! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it' - Guardian

Gwningen a'r Arth, Y: Beth yn y Byd?

Gwningen a'r Arth, Y: Beth yn y Byd?

Author: Julian Gough Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2020

Oi See It! Say It! Phonics Sticker Fun

Oi See It! Say It! Phonics Sticker Fun

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2020

A fun-packed rhyming sticker activity book, featuring all your favourite characters from the bestselling Oi Frog and Friends series. Oi! Get ready for rhyming phonics fun! Join Frog, Dog and Cat and have fun with phonics in this hilarious new sticker activity book from the creators of Oi Frog! Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this colourful activity book is perfect for helping young children practise their rhyming skills. Stick gophers on sofas, lambs on jam, and puffins on muffins, come up with your own brilliantly silly rhymes ... and lots more! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

Oi Duck-billed Platypus Board Book

Oi Duck-billed Platypus Board Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 14/05/2020

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Board book edition of the brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book. From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog. *Over 1 million copies sold* Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names... Over to you Frog! 'Laugh-aloud humour will have young readers in fits of giggles.' Parents in Touch Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Frog, Oi Dog, Oi Cat, Oi Puppies Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more! Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian

The Way Home For Wolf

The Way Home For Wolf

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

A sparkling story of friendship, set in the snowy Arctic, from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Wolf cub Wilf doesn't want help from anyone. Whatever it is, he can do it all by himself. But when Wilf finds himself lost and alone in the chill of the Arctic night, he discovers something important: sometimes we all need the helping hand of a friend. This positive rhyming tale of friendship and community is perfect for stubbornly independent little cubs everywhere! Look out for more heart-tingling tales from Rachel Bright and Jim Field: The Lion Inside The Koala Who Could The Squirrels Who Squabbled

Rabbit and Bear: A Bite in the Night Book 4

Rabbit and Bear: A Bite in the Night Book 4

Author: Julian Gough Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear ... on the day that a new creature arrives in their valley, trying to Change Everything. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books. 'A perfect animal double-act.' (The Times, Book of the Week) Rabbit is surprised: some of the trees in the valley seem to be flying south for the winter. His friend Bear is sure that trees can't fly. Then there's a loud CRUNCH! from Very Near By. It sounds like the world's largest rabbit, eating the world's largest carrot. There's a new creature in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he's trying to Change Everything. From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a tale of Mystery! Friendship! Progress! ... and all kinds of getting muddy. 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman Read all the Rabbit and Bear books: 1. Rabbit's Bad Habits 2. The Pest in the Nest 3. Attack of the Snack 4. A Bite in the Night

Cats Ahoy!

Cats Ahoy!

Author: Peter Bently Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It's brave! It's bold! And it involves a ghost pirate ship, some rather gullible fishermen, and cats ... LOTS of cats. With an infectious rhyming text from Peter Bently and laugh-out-loud illustrations from Jim Field, Cats Ahoy! is set to become a firm favourite for fans of life on the high seas.

Oi Get Stuck In! Sticker Activity Book

Oi Get Stuck In! Sticker Activity Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Say goodbye to boredom with this fun-packed rhyming sticker activity book, sure to keep the little ones entertained for hours at home! Featuring everyone's favourite characters from the bestselling Oi Frog and Friends series. Oi! Are you ready for some rhyming fun? Then jump right in and join Oi Frog and Friends in their very first sticker activity book! Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this colourful activity book is perfect for helping young children practise their rhyming skills. Stick gophers on sofas, lambs on jam, and puffins on muffins, come up with your own brilliantly silly rhymes ... and lots more! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

Oi Cat! Board Book

Oi Cat! Board Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 02/05/2019

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Board book edition of the brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book, guaranteed to get children giggling! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog. *Over 1 million copies sold* According to Frog ... Cats sit on gnats, Dogs sit on logs, Raccoons sit on macaroons, Armadillos sit on pillows and Chicks sit on bricks. But wait! Cat doesn't like sitting on gnats, they keep biting his bottom! Will Frog and Dog help him change the rules? 'This animal rhyming silliness goes from strength to strength.' The Guardian 'Will have children in fits of giggles.' Parents in Touch Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Frog, Oi Dog, Oi Duck-billed Platypus, Oi Puppies Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

The Squirrels Who Squabbled Board Book

The Squirrels Who Squabbled Board Book

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 04/04/2019

Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Now in a board book! Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ... A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals! Now in a board book, for little hands to hold. 'A charming story about sharing and friendship.' Parents in Touch 'Reminiscent of Julia Donaldson.' The Sun 'Delightful to read again and again.' The Bookbag 'A truly delightful tale.' The School Librarian.

Oi Frog! Mix & Match Book

Oi Frog! Mix & Match Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 21/03/2019

A simple mix and match book, with characters from the bestselling Oi Frog books. Perfect for younger fans of the series! According to Frog ... Cats sit on gnats Dogs sit on logs Raccoons sit on macaroons Armadillos sit on pillows and Chicks sit on bricks But with this great mix and match book you can make up your own variations! Perfect for practising early rhyming and motor skills. Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Frog Jigsaw Book, Oi Frog Sound Book Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

Rainbow Boots

Rainbow Boots

Author: Chris Powling Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

All the kids in school have a pair of Rainbow Boots - well, all of them except Denzil! So he pretends that his are being customised and soon he's trapped in a web of lies. But are the Rainbow Boots really worth all this hassle? A hilarious school comedy from popular writer Chris Powling with illustrations from the brilliant Jim Field. Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper with a dyslexia friendly font, Rainbow Boots is aimed at readers aged 9+ and has a manageable length (64 pages) and reading age (7+). Produced in association with reading experts at Catch Up, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

The Koala Who Could Board Book

The Koala Who Could Board Book

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 08/03/2018

An adorable board book edition of this funny rhyming story about dealing with change and overcoming worries. From the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Meet Kevin. A koala who likes to keep things the same. Exactly the same. But sometimes change comes along whether we like it or not... And, as Kevin discovers, if you step outside your comfort zone and try new things, you might just surprise yourself! WINNER of the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize! 'Fabulous rhymes, I'm in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends' children.' Claudia Winkleman 'A feel-good rhyming tale . . . Field's Australian animals are a treat' - Bookseller

Oi Frog! Jigsaw Book

Oi Frog! Jigsaw Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 05/10/2017

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! A simple jigsaw book, with characters from the bestselling Oi Frog books. Perfect for younger fans of the series! What do frogs sit on? Just piece together the jigsaw puzzle to find out! Little Oi Frog fans will love making the simple, sturdy puzzles and reading the rhymes aloud. Perfect for practising early rhyming and motor skills. Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Frog Mix and Match, Oi Frog Sound Book Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

Maxwell Mutt and the Squirrel Without a Story

Maxwell Mutt and the Squirrel Without a Story

Author: Steve Voake Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

Second in the series of funny animal adventures in the city, for fans of Dick King-Smith, Awesome Animals and Disney classics; illustrated by Jim Field. Mazwell Mutt and the Downtown Dogs are ready for another adventure when they meet Ant; an unusually small squirrel in search of a story. Luckily, the city has a new mystery - animals are disappearing from the zoo, and soon the gang are dealing with grumpy lions, wise-cracking monkeys and the suspicious Snyder Lard, Security Guard. Will Maxwell solve the mystery, save the zoo and find Ant his story?

The Squirrels Who Squabbled

The Squirrels Who Squabbled

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2017

Two greedy squirrels learn to share in the third hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of THE LION INSIDE. Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ... A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing from the bestselling creators of THE LION INSIDE and THE KOALA WHO COULD. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals! Praise for THE LION INSIDE: 'A heartfelt message, delightfully conveyed' Parents in Touch 'A delight to read over and over again' WRD 'Captivating' Books for Keeps 'Will easily win over readers' The Book List 'Field is on top form, offering so many imaginative framings and irreverent characterizations that readers will feel carried along by his visual and comedic generosity.' Publishers Weekly 'Brilliant ... had me in hoots of laughter' The Bookbag

The Lion Inside Board Book

The Lion Inside Board Book

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 09/02/2017

Board book edition of this bestselling story about confidence, self-esteem, and a shy little mouse who sets out on a journey to find his roar. In a dry dusty place where the sand sparkled gold, stood a mighty flat rock, all craggy and old. And under that rock in a tinyful house, lived the littlest, quietest, meekest brown mouse. Fed up of being ignored by the other animals, Mouse wishes he could roar like Lion. But, as he discovers, even the biggest, bossiest people are scared sometimes ... and even the smallest creatures can have the heart of a lion! A modern classic, The Lion Inside has sold over 200,000 copies in the UK alone and been translated into over 30 languages worldwide. A heartfelt message, delightfully conveyed. Parents in Touch Captivating. Books for Keeps A delight to read over and over again. WRD

Quick Quack Quentin

Quick Quack Quentin

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

From the creators of the bestselling Oi Frog! Frog comes an hilarious tale about one duck's quest for a missing vowel! Quentin was a duck with a very quick quack. 'QUCK!' said Quentin. 'What's wrong with me?' Quentin's quack has lost its A. Do any of the other animals have one to spare? Not likely! APES don't want to be PES. SNAKES don't want to be SNKES. PANDAS don't want to be PNDAS or even PANDS. Will Quentin be stuck with a very quick QUCK?! Brilliant for reading out loud and teaching children about vowels and animals. Praise for Oi, Frog! also by Kes Gray and Jim Field: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail Kes Gray is a bestselling, multi award-winning author of more than 70 books for children. He eats Ideaflakes for breakfast, spreads silliness on his toast and lives in a place called Different. Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018.

Maxwell Mutt and the Downtown Dogs

Maxwell Mutt and the Downtown Dogs

Author: Steve Voake Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2016

A new series of funny, warm-hearted animal adventures for fans of Dick King-Smith, Awesome Animals and Disney classics like Lady and the Tramp; illustrated by Jim Field. Funny stories for fans of Dick King-Smith and Disney Classic animal adventures; with art by Jim Field. Maxwell Mutt might be small, but his heart is big and the city is full of adventure. Before long, he teams up with a gang of downtown dogs: Restreppo the retired police-dog, Mr B the homely bulldog and Madison the angry poodle (do not mention his hairdo). When Maxwell hears the call of a friend in need, the dogs brave the big, bright city, where they hear tales of the Collector; the cruellest ever dog-catcher. But dreams, fun and adventure are waiting along the way...

Oi Frog! Board Book

Oi Frog! Board Book

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Board book Release Date: 14/07/2016

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! The board book edition of the bestselling rhyming story. Jam-packed with the silliest of animals, this will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter! Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gophers sit on sofas. But Frog does not want to sit on a log. Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story is guaranteed to get children giggling! 'An absolute treat.' Daily Mail 'Hilarious.' Guardian 'The most outstanding children's book.' Jo Wiley, BBC Radio 2 Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Dog, Oi Cat, Oi Duck-billed Platypus, Oi Puppies Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

How Many Legs?

How Many Legs?

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

From the award winning creators of Oi Frog! comes an hilarious counting picture book about our four-legged - and two-legged and eight-legged - friends! How many legs would there be if a polar bear came for tea? How high would the leg count go if a squid rode in on a buffalo? As more and more animals join in the fun, count along if you can! Praise for Oi, Frog! also by Kes Gray and Jim Field: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail Kes Gray is a bestselling, multi award-winning author of more than 70 books for children. He eats Ideaflakes for breakfast, spreads silliness on his toast and lives in a place called Different. Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018.

Card Games to Play

Card Games to Play

Author: Phillip Clarke Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2015

A guide to over 50 card games from snap and old maid to rummy, poker and canasta. For each game there are clear, step-by-step instructions with colourful illustrations and definitions of card-playing terminology such as 'hand', 'deal', 'discard' and 'stock'. This is a must-have for any family library, holiday home or camping trip.

Oi Frog!

Oi Frog!

Author: Kes Gray Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2015

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Jam-packed with the silliest of animals, this bestselling rhyming story will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter. Over 1 million copies sold! Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gophers sit on sofas. But Frog does not want to sit on a log. Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story is guaranteed to get children giggling! 'An absolute treat.' Daily Mail 'Hilarious.' Guardian 'The most outstanding children's book.' Jo Wiley, BBC Radio 2 Can't get enough? Look out for: Oi Dog, Oi Cat, Oi Duck-billed Platypus, Oi Puppies Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!

There's a Lion in My Cornflakes

There's a Lion in My Cornflakes

Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Have you ever collected coupons from a cereal box? Maybe you were saving them up for a book or a toy. Well, when Dan and his brother decide to collect 100 coupons so that they can have their very own lion, they assume the task will be easy enough. How wrong can you be?! A wildly wacky story where anything can happen, There's a Lion in My Cornflakes brings together bestselling author Michelle Robinson and award-winning illustrator Jim Field for the very first time, with hilarious results.

Otter Chaos - The Dam Busters

Otter Chaos - The Dam Busters

Author: Michael Broad Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2013

From the award-winning author of Space Mutts comes the second otterly chaotic title! Part of the Awesome Animals range - the funniest fiction staring the wildest wildlife! There's a new family on the river... the beavers. And they're ruining everything for the Otters. The beavers' big fat dam has blocked up the river and worse... it's stopped their supply of delicious crayfish! Something must be done! It seems like things can't get any worse for our otters until they discover a mountain lion has also moved in. Can the riverside families overcome their differences to scare off this hungry-looking foe?

Otter Chaos!

Otter Chaos!

Author: Michael Broad Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

The sixth animal in the hilarious AWESOME ANIMALS series - awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. The otterly bonkers Brown family are HUGELY excited, as today's the day they move to their new home. But when they get there they find the beastly Black family have got there first! This riverbank ain't big enough for the both of them, so there's only one thing for it: war. Well, not REAL war. Otters are more into playing than fighting, so instead they decide to hold a giant sports day - and may the best otters win! Whether that's the Browns or the Blacks, only time will tell, but one thing's for sure, it's bound to be OTTER CHAOS!

Travel Snap

Travel Snap

Author: Jim Field Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Cards Release Date: 01/05/2013

Travel around the world in 52 cards with this fun snap game - a brilliant pastime for all the family whether on holiday or at home. Features famous landmarks from around the world, from the Great Wall of China to the Pyramids of Giza, via Big Ben, the Statue of Liberty and the Taj Mahal. Presented in a compact box, making a perfect travel companion.

London Snap

London Snap

Author: Jim Field Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Cards Release Date: 01/04/2013

From buses to Beefeaters and palace guards to pigeons, this pack of 52 picture cards features colourful and humorous illustrations of London landmarks, perfect for playing Snap, as well as memory, matching and sorting games. With a bold Union Jack design on the back of each card, and rounded edges to make them easier for little hands to handle. A great introduction to card games and a fun, pocket-sized souvenir of one of the greatest cities in the world.

Otter Chaos!

Otter Chaos!

Author: Michael Broad Illustrator: Jim Field Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

The sixth animal in the hilarious AWESOME ANIMALS series - awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. The otterly bonkers Brown family are HUGELY excited, as today's the day they move to their new home. But when they get there they find the beastly Black family have got there first! This riverbank ain't big enough for the both of them, so there's only one thing for it: war. Well, not REAL war. Otters are more into playing than fighting, so instead they decide to hold a giant sports day - and may the best otters win! Whether that's the Browns or the Blacks, only time will tell, but one thing's for sure, it's bound to be OTTER CHAOS!

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