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Liz Pichon - Illustrator

Featured books by Liz Pichon

My Little Sister Doris

My Little Sister Doris

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Liz Pichon Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

A rib-tickling read about being an older brother from an award-winning author and illustrator. Croc has always wanted to have a pet to look after but when he gets a little sister instead all hell breaks loose until that is he finds out that little sisters aren't all bad!

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Other books by Liz Pichon

Beautiful Bananas

Beautiful Bananas

Author: Elizabeth Laird Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2019

Beatrice's mum has asked her to take a bunch of bananas to Grandad. On her path through the jungle, Beatrice meets a giraffe who accidentally flicks them into a stream. Whoops! But the giraffe picks some flowers for Beatrice to take instead. As her journey continues flowers are swapped for honey, honey is swapped for some mangoes . . . and so it goes on until a friendly elephant swaps a feather for . . . a beautiful bunch of bananas! A lovely circular story, based on an African folktale, about family, friendship, and teamwork. Written by best-selling author Elizabeth Laird, and illustrated by Liz Pichon, creator of Tom Gates.

Tom Gates: Everything's Amazing (sort of)

Tom Gates: Everything's Amazing (sort of)

Author: Liz Pichon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories. Back to school, but it's not all bad. We're entering Rooster in a dog show, the School Disco and my birthday are coming up so this term's going to be amazing! Mostly because Delia's not invited to any of these. There's only one small problem with my birthday, Granny Mavis says she's going to cook . . . uh oh!

Spinderella

Spinderella

Author: Julia Donaldson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan . . . The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Clear type Up to 8 lines per page Bright, appealing pictures for added interest A variety of sentence structures A wider range of vocabulary Strong themes and characters to discuss All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Purple A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan . . . The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Clear type Up to 8 lines per page Bright, appealing pictures for added interest A variety of sentence structures A wider range of vocabulary Strong themes and characters to discuss All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Purple

Jack and the Jelly Bean Stalk

Jack and the Jelly Bean Stalk

Author: Rachael Mortimer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

A fun, light-hearted twist on the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale. Any child that's familiar with the original will find plenty of giggles here. When Jack sells his cow for jelly beans, his mum is furious! But these are magic beans and soon Jack is on a big adventure in the clouds. 'A fresh and funny twist on a classic fairytale. Will provide laughs for any child familiar with the original.' - Guardian Bookshop From the team behind the popular The Three Billy Goats Fluff and Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf. Liz Pichon is the creator of the phenomenal bestseller The Brilliant World of Tom Gates. http://www.lizpichon.co.uk http://lizpichons.blogspot.co.uk/

Fluffy and Scruffy

Fluffy and Scruffy

Author: Liz Pichon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2014

Fluffy is a sleek and lovely kitty. Her claws are manicured and her home is spotless. Her neighbour, Scruffy, is NOTHING like Fluffy. His fur is smelly and his claws are grimy - and his house is messy and disgusting! But when the neighbours are both invaded by a large group of mice, the cats must work together to reclaim their homes... This fabulously funny picture book is by the creator of THE BRILLIANT WORLD OF TOM GATES and winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Liz Pichon, and features friendship found in the most unlikely places!

My Big Brother, Boris

My Big Brother, Boris

Author: Liz Pichon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2014

Little Croc loves his big brother, Boris. But lately Boris has been acting strangely. All he wants to do is eat and sleep and spend time with friends his own age - and he is SO grumpy. A brilliantly funny and reassuring tale about dealing with teenage siblings, written especially for little ones.

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes Split-Page Book

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes Split-Page Book

Author: Hilary Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

First came the phenomenal bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales with sales over 100,000 copies to date, and now comes Mixed up Nursery Rhymes! This ingenious split-page, spiral bound book lets you create your own hilarious versions of the most-loved rhymes. The total number of mix ups is 1728 combinations! What would happen if Little Miss Muffett went up the hill to fetch an army of ten thousand men? Includes: Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffett, The Grand Old Duke of York, Little Jack Horner, Polly Put the Kettle On, Old Mother Hubbard, Mary, Mary, Yankee Doodle, The Crooked Man, Wee Willie Winkie, The Queen of Hearts and Doctor Foster. Praise for Mixed Up Fairy Tales: 'Much more than just a fun read Mixed Up Fairy' (Mumsnet)

Dave

Dave

Author: Sue Hendra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2013

A reissue of this hilarious picture book with a stunning glittery cover. Written by Sue Hendra, the creator of the bestselling Barry the Fish with Fingers (88,000 copies sold in the UK alone) and Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell (83,000 copies sold in the UK alone), and illustrated by Liz Pichon, the creator of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates. Dave is a great big ol' greedy guts. He loves his dinners. One unfortunate day, after eating a bit too much, he gets stuck in his cat flap. How will he escape? The answer will have you rolling around the floor with laughter. 'A simple story brilliantly told, with a hilarious conclusion.' The Bookbag 'I laughed so much I farted!' Edward, aged 6

Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf

Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf

Author: Rachael Mortimer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2013

Little Wolf doesn't want to be a big bad wolf. She dreams of being good and kind. But when she is sent out to catch dinner and meets Red Riding Hood, what will she do? From the team behind the popular The Three Billy Goats Fluff, as seen on CBeebies, comes a fun, light-hearted twist on the fairy tale. Any child that's familiar with the original will find plenty of giggles here. Written by Liz Pichon, the creator of the phenomenal number one bestseller The Brilliant World of Tom Gates. ... colourful twist on the classic fairytale. Practical Parenting & Pregnancy

Beautiful Bananas

Beautiful Bananas

Author: Elizabeth Laird Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2004

Beautiful Bananas ia an imaginative picture book in the African folktale tradition. A little girl sets off through the jungle to take a beautiful bunch of bananas to her grandfather. On the way she encounters a number of wild, but friendly animals who take her bananas, but then apologise and replace them with various treats, until finally an elephant gives her another bunch of bananas. A beautiful circular tale, the kind of which often appears in folklore around the world. This particular story is often heard in East Africa. *Elizabeth Laird is a high profile, award-winning author who has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and has won the Smarties Young Judges prize. She is also a specialist in African folklore. Her acclaimed works include When the World Began published by Oxford University Press *Liz Pichon is an exciting new children's book illustrator who has worked on a number of successful reference series for Oxford University Press

Spinderella Blue Banana

Spinderella Blue Banana

Author: Julia Donaldson, Liz Pichon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2002

A fantastic illustrated book written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, for Egmont's Blue Banana series. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan ...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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