Shoo Rayner - Illustrator

Featured books by Shoo Rayner

Dragon Gold

Dragon Gold

7+ readers

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/05/2014

What would you do if there was a school competition to make a dragon that can fly? Ryan always wins everything, thanks to his incredibly competitive dad. Ryan will have the state-of-the-art gadget like always. Harri would love to know what it feels like to win, just once, but there's no chance. And then someone new walks into Harri's mum's shop. Someone almost invisible. What you would do if there was a competition to make a dragon - and you had a dragon? 

Other books by Shoo Rayner

Fly Away Home Band 01b/Pink B

Fly Away Home Band 01b/Pink B

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2018

Poor Ladybird is lost and flies around the garden looking for somewhere she can call home. Her early efforts are rebuffed by the other animals, until finally she finds somewhere she can be happy: a ladybird-patterned T-shirt, where other ladybird friends soon come to join her. * Pink B/ Band 1B books offer emergent readers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions. * Text type - A patterned story with predictable structure. * The storymap on pages 14 and 15 shows the route Ladybird took in search of a home, providing opportunities for speaking and listening. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery

Pandora The Most Curious Girl in the World

Pandora The Most Curious Girl in the World

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2018

Pandora The Most Curious Girl in the World

Pandora The Most Curious Girl in the World

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2018

Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems

Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems

Author: Michael Rosen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Let your imagination run riot and laughter fill your belly as you explore traditional poems, rhymes with a twist, and subversive playground favourites in this playful treasure chest of verse.

Alien Invasion!

Alien Invasion!

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2018

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Martians at Mudpuddle Farm: Have Martians landed on Mudpuddle Farm? Farmer Rafferty seems to think so. Now it's up to Albertine, Goose Queen, to work it out. Luckily she's the cleverest goose in the whole world, so if anyone knows what to do, she will... Mum's the Word: Something strange is going on at Mudpuddle Farm. Egbert the goat is not himself at all. Instead of grumbling, he's singing and dancing! And he's even greedier than usual...

Pigs Might Fly!

Pigs Might Fly!

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2018

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Jigger's Day Off Time has come for harvest, Jigger. So I shan't be needing you all day. It's your day off, my dear. Jigger the sheepdog has just one day off a year. Just one day to chase all those little animals hiding in the corn. But even the best plans go wrong... And Pigs Might Fly! Flying was not nearly as easy as it looked. Pintsize stood up on his back trotters and flapped his front ones - trotters, he thought, would do just as well as wings. It's a long hot summer, and Pintsize the piglet wonders if it might be cooler in the sky. But when he tries to fly, he annoys just about everyone. It's time he learned his lesson...

Euclid The Man Who Invented Geometry

Euclid The Man Who Invented Geometry

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Archimedes The Man Who Invented the Death Ray

Archimedes The Man Who Invented the Death Ray

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/10/2017

The Christmas Stocking Joke Book

The Christmas Stocking Joke Book

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Viking Vik Three Exciting Viking Stories

Viking Vik Three Exciting Viking Stories

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Ricky Rocket - Ricky Rocks the Planet!

Ricky Rocket - Ricky Rocks the Planet!

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/02/2016

The Wigtown Sketchbook 2015

The Wigtown Sketchbook 2015

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/11/2015

The Ginger Ninja

The Ginger Ninja

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/03/2015

The Big, Bad City Band 07/Turquoise

The Big, Bad City Band 07/Turquoise

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2015

Little Red Hen is looking for Granny's house in the big, bad city. Should she trust the smiley stranger who wants to help her? * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - A traditional tale * The story is followed on pages 22 and 23 by a map of Mr Fox's whole route, which is a great way to recap and discuss the story with children and gives an opportunity to extend into further work outside the reading session. * Curriculum links: geography: `Pupils should be taught to use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map'.

Superdad

Superdad

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/11/2014

Dark Claw

Dark Claw

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/10/2013

Frankatstein - Scaredy Cats

Frankatstein - Scaredy Cats

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/07/2013

Alien Invasion!

Alien Invasion!

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Martians at Mudpuddle Farm: Have Martians landed on Mudpuddle Farm? Farmer Rafferty seems to think so. Now it's up to Albertine, Goose Queen, to work it out. Luckily she's the cleverest goose in the whole world, so if anyone knows what to do, she will... Mum's the Word: Something strange is going on at Mudpuddle Farm. Egbert the goat is not himself at all. Instead of grumbling, he's singing and dancing! And he's even greedier than usual...

Pigs Might Fly!

Pigs Might Fly!

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2008

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Jigger's Day Off Time has come for harvest, Jigger. So I shan't be needing you all day. It's your day off, my dear. Jigger the sheepdog has just one day off a year. Just one day to chase all those little animals hiding in the corn. But even the best plans go wrong... And Pigs Might Fly! Flying was not nearly as easy as it looked. Pintsize stood up on his back trotters and flapped his front ones - trotters, he thought, would do just as well as wings. It's a long hot summer, and Pintsize the piglet wonders if it might be cooler in the sky. But when he tries to fly, he annoys just about everyone. It's time he learned his lesson...

Cock-A-Doodle-Do!

Cock-A-Doodle-Do!

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2008

Join the fun on the farm! A charming story from award-winning author Michael Morpurgo, hilariously illustrated throughout by Shoo Rayner, and perfect for readers of 5 and up. Two funny farmyard stories for younger readers. Mossop's Last Chance: There's mice in my barley sacks, there's rats in my roof and now there's mice in the corn bin. This time I've had enough. If you aren't up to the job, you will have to go. Mossop the old farm cat likes to sleep - and not much else! So when Farmer Rafferty tells him to catch twenty-six mice by sunset, all the animals have to pull together to give Mossop one last chance... Albertine, Goose Queen: Good morning, Madam, I've come to eat you. Your friends have all gone. There's no one to help you now. They're all very stupid, aren't they? A fox is on the loose, and all the animals except Albertine the goose have hidden themselves inside. Albertine is safe on her island in the pond - at least so she thinks, until the fox starts swimming towards her...

The Monster Joke Book Band 12/Copper

The Monster Joke Book Band 12/Copper

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2007

What do monsters eat for breakfast? Dreaded Wheat! is just one joke from this extended collection of monster jokes that are arranged by theme. Some jokes will be familiar to children and some will make them groan with delight. Colourful pictures help bring the jokes to life. * Copper/ Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type - A joke book. * An advert for a 'Monster comedy night' is included on pages 30 and 31. This can be used to help readers think about how they might promote their own Monster Comedy Night. * Curriculum links - ICT: Combining text and graphics. * This book is paired with a non-fiction book on a similar theme: Weird Little Monsters by Nic Bishop.

Bot on the Moon Band 02b/Red B

Bot on the Moon Band 02b/Red B

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

Bot , the golf-loving robot, is going for a trip in his rocket ship. Find out what happens when he lands on the moon, in this funny book by author/illustrator Shoo Rayner. * Red / Band 2B - A simple fantasy story * Text type - Fiction * The focus phonemes practised in this book are oo (moon), z and ar. Other phonemes practised are sh and ng. * A story map on the final spread lets children recap and discuss the story. * Shoo Rayner also wrote Red 2A Cat and Dog in a Mess. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

Cat and Dog in a Mess Band 02a/Red a

Cat and Dog in a Mess Band 02a/Red a

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

When Cat and Dog play in the park, Dog gets into a mess. Cat tries to tidy him up, but ends up getting even messier! This funny story features the lively characters Cat and Dog. * Red / Band 2A - A simple story with a familiar setting * Text type - Fiction * The focus phonemes in this book are e, s and c (ck). Other phonemes practised are a, t, i, n ,c, o, r, m, d, g, u, l, h ,f and b. * The character profiles on the final spread help children compare and contrast Cat and Dog. * Shoo Rayner also wrote Red 2B Bot on the Moon. * This story is paired with the simple non-fiction recount about cats: Red 2A Pet Cat, Big Cat. * More stories about Cat and Dog can be found in Collins Big Cat guided reading series.

Cat and Dog Play Hide and Seek Band 02a/Red a

Cat and Dog Play Hide and Seek Band 02a/Red a

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2006

Shoo Rayner's comic duo play hide and seek, with hilarious consequences, in this lively story with a predictable structure and patterned language. Where is Cat? Dog is looking in all the wrong places: under the table, behind the chair. Finally, Cat's whereabouts become apparent when Dog switches on the light. * Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development. * Text type - A story with a predictable structure and patterned language. * A story map on pages 14 and 15 illustrates an aerial view of the route that Dog takes. * A wordless text featuring Cat and Dog is also available. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

Cat and Dog Band 00/Lilac

Cat and Dog Band 00/Lilac

Author: Shoo Rayner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2005

Cat steps out through the cat flap, unaware that Dog is about to pounce. A frantic chase follows, which almost ends in catastrophe. But there is a suprise twist in the tale when Dog rescues Cat. * Lilac/Band 0 - wordless book that tells a story through pictures and is designed to develop understanding about how stories work. * Text type - Fiction. * The final spread shows the route of Cat and Dog's chase through the park and can be used by the children to discuss and retell the story. * Shoo Rayner also wrote and illustrated the Pink B story, Fly Away Home * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery

Sonsense Nongs (Book + CD) Michael Rosen's Book of Silly Songs, Daft Ditties, Crazy Croons, Loony Lyrics, Batty Ballads ...

Sonsense Nongs (Book + CD) Michael Rosen's Book of Silly Songs, Daft Ditties, Crazy Croons, Loony Lyrics, Batty Ballads ...

Author: Michael Rosen Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 31/05/2001

Michael Rosen's favourite silly songs - with acrobatic actions, rappy rhymes and an orchestra of annoying noises - includes a singalong CD of all piano accompaniments. Michael Rosen's favourite silly songs - with acrobatic actions, rappy rhymes and an orchestra of annoying noises, including Joe's got a head like a ping-pong ball, Susanna's a fanciful cow and I'm a little wrong note. The songs are excellent for improving both literacy and singing skills and the book comes complete with a singalong CD.

Mum's the Word

Mum's the Word

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/1995

Martians at Mudpuddle Farm

Martians at Mudpuddle Farm

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/1993

A Mudpuddle Farm story. Farmer Rafferty thinks Martians have landed on Mudpuddle Farm - but luckily Albertine, the wise goose, knows better!

And Pigs Might Fly

And Pigs Might Fly

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/1992

Jigger's Day Off

Jigger's Day Off

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/1990

It's harvest time on Mudpuddle Farm, when Jigger the sheepdog has his one day off a year. Just one day to chase all those little animals hiding in the corn. But even the best plans can go wrong.

Mossop's Last Chance

Mossop's Last Chance

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/1988

Poor old Mossop. All he wants to do is curl up and sleep. But when Farmer Rafferty finds mice in the corn bin, it looks as though Mossop will be thrown off the farm. He has just one chance -- he must catch twenty-six mice by sunset. Luckily Albertine the goose has a plan!

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