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Ali Pye - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Ali Pye wanted to be an illustrator ever since she was little, and used to draw stories and stick the pages together to make little books. But it took her a few years and a stint as a copy editor to start drawing professionally. She graduated from the Kingston MA in Illustration in 2010 and is now a full time illustrator. Follow Ali Pye on Instagram

 

Featured books by Ali Pye

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016, Bookbug Readers (3-7) category. Commenting on his win, Simon said: “What does it mean to me to win the award? Apart from it meaning me being enormously (but happily) surprised, it means being able to take huge pleasure in the fact that Ali's and my book is out there, having an unpredictable but entirely satisfactory life of its own. What more could we wish for?”

Other books by Ali Pye

The Magic Crayon

The Magic Crayon

Author: Amy Sparkes Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Jack was seven and Chloe was six. Jack liked his sister, but loved to play tricks . . . So begins this rollicking, rhyming tale of sibling rivalry - with a difference! When Chloe's silvery crayon develops magical powers, it sparks a thrilling chase through a fairytale world - an unbelievable adventure where her drawings spring to life! Can Chloe use all her creativity and inventiveness to rescue her brother and save the day? An adventure from the author of Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo, brought to life by bestselling illustrator Ali Pye.

Gyda'n Gilydd / Together We Can

Gyda'n Gilydd / Together We Can

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2020

Together We Can (PB)

Together We Can (PB)

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

The perfect picture book celebrating friendship, compassion, diversity and togetherness in the world. Our friends are all different, but one thing is true, each one is quite precious and that includes YOU! Award-winning Caryl Hart and Ali Pye have created a beautifully fun-filled and vibrant picture book showing children forming friendships and displaying kindness and compassion. The perfect rhyming read-aloud with joyous illustrations, this book celebrates diversity and inclusivity throughout and highlights how important togetherness is in our world.

Gall Merched Wneud Popeth!

Gall Merched Wneud Popeth!

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2018

Meisies kan enige iets doen

Meisies kan enige iets doen

Author: Caryl Hart Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2018

You Can Never Run Out Of Love

You Can Never Run Out Of Love

Author: Helen Docherty Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

A heart-warming and funny tale about the different kinds of love, and how no matter how much love you give you can never run out. You can't measure love in a bucket or cup. You don't have to worry you'll use it all up. Because love's not a game where you have to keep score. Whenever you give some, you'll always have more. When you've run out of everything else you'll still find . . . You can never run out of love. Find our about all different kinds of love in this gorgeous book by award-winning author Helen Docherty with illustrations from the brilliant Ali Pye. 'Love never runs out - what a perfect message for parents to share with their children ... The message of love is repeated throughout this sweet and gentle book.' Parents in Touch

Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School

Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2017

A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. Miss Moon is taking her class on a magical moonlit nature walk to see what interesting things they can find. Mouse finds a special starry leaf, Bat finds a swirly snail and Owl finds a swirly stone that LOOKS like a snail. But then Cat follows a flittery firefly and suddenly . . . she's lost! Luckily, she has left behind lots of clues for her friends to follow, and they soon find a very relieved little Cat, who wished she had listened properly in the first place. Then they all go back to Moonlight School together to talk about their eventful excursion. A gentle story about the importance of staying safe by listening to grown-ups and not wandering off. Other books in the Moonlight School series include: Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School (Winner of the 2016 Bookbug Children's Book Prize) and Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School.

Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School

Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/08/2017

A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. Miss Moon is taking her class on a magical moonlit nature walk to see what interesting things they can find. Mouse finds a special starry leaf, Bat finds a swirly snail and Owl finds a swirly stone that LOOKS like a snail. But then Cat follows a flittery firefly and suddenly . . . she's lost! Luckily, she has left behind lots of clues for her friends to follow, and they soon find a very relieved little Cat, who wished she had listened properly in the first place. Then they all go back to Moonlight School together to talk about their eventful excursion. A gentle story about the importance of staying safe by listening to grown-ups and not wandering off. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along! Other books in the Moonlight School series include: Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School (Winner of the 2016 Bookbug Children's Book Prize) and Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School.

Nixie: Fizzy Firework Fun

Nixie: Fizzy Firework Fun

Author: Cas Lester Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2016

Whizzing dodgems, spinning teacups, and fizzing fireworks. WHOOPEE! It's the night of the Fairyland Funfair and Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy can't wait to go on all of her favourite rides! To top it all off there will be a HUGE fizzy firework display to close the fair. Buzzing with excitement, thrill-seeker Nixie rushes from one ride to the next, but Nixie's impatient nature soon gets her into trouble, and it's not long before her wonky wand is causing chaos. Bumblebees' bottoms! Nixie's in trouble . . . again! Perfect for readers who like their fairies with a bit of mischief, and for fans of the Rainbow Magic series.

Early Reader: All the King's Tights

Early Reader: All the King's Tights

Author: Maudie Smith Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/05/2016

A charming new red Early Reader story from OPAL MOONBABY author Maudie Smith, and talented illustrator Ali Pye, about friendship, kindness and tights! Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Kit has an important new job; Keeper of the King's Tights. More than anything he wants to do his best, but with so many of the King's subjects in need of Kit's help, he finds himself in need of a little help himself. . . A warm, funny story for beginner readers from an exciting new author and illustrator team.

Nixie: Splashy Summer Swim

Nixie: Splashy Summer Swim

Author: Cas Lester Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2016

Wonky wand mishaps, froggy fiascos, and water fights! When it's a super hot sunny day, there's only one thing to do with all your friends . . . have a WATER FIGHT! For Nixie the naughty fairy this is the perfect opportunity to come up with some of her ingenious inventions to make the fairies' swimming party really go with a splash . . . and a BANG! Oops! Her wonky wand is up to its usual tricks and soon the peaceful pond becomes a froggy fiasco! Bumblebees' bottoms - Nixie's in trouble . . . again! Perfect for readers who like their fairies with a bit of mischief!

Teeny-weeny Queenie

Teeny-weeny Queenie

Author: Claire Freedman Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A right royal picture book treat from Claire Freedman, author of ALIEN'S LOVE UNDERPANTS. Queenie has one BIG ambition. When she grows up she is going to be Queen. Because growing up can take forever she is already practising doing queenly things. One day, Queenie summons her Dear Loyal Subjects to a royal tea party. Queenie reluctantly invites her shy little sister, Ella, but during the party forgets to include her in the games. Suddenly, Queenie doesn't feel so queenly, she feels horrible and mean. In this laugh-out-loud, feel-good tale, Queenie discovers that if there is one thing more important than being a good queen, it is being a great sister!

Nixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

Nixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

Author: Cas Lester Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

Snow days are for sledging, skating and snowball battles and no-one is safe from Nixie's expertly aimed snowballs or her mischievous wonky wand. But one fairy is missing out on all of the fun, where is Fidget the butterfly fairy? It's up to Nixie to find her and prove that she's not such a bad, bad fairy but a rather ingenious one!

Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School

Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. It's drawing time at Moonlight School and Miss Moon has asked all the creatures to draw their favourite night time thing. But when Cat, Bat and Mouse use all the night-time coloured crayons, what will Owl do? Whatever will he draw now? This sweet and charming tale will reassure even the shyest of children. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along! Other books in the Moonlight School series include: Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School (Winner of the 2016 Bookbug Children's Book Prize) and Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School.

Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School

Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2015

A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. It's drawing time at Moonlight School and Miss Moon has asked all the creatures to draw their favourite night time thing. But when Cat, Bat and Mouse use all the night-time coloured crayons, what will Owl do? Whatever will he draw now? This sweet and charming tale will reassure even the shyest of children. Other books in the Moonlight School series include: Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School (Winner of the 2016 Bookbug Children's Book Prize) and Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School.

The Deep Dark Wood

The Deep Dark Wood

Author: Algy Craig Hall Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

This is the deep dark wood. Everyone knows it's no place to go for a stroll. There are monsters and trolls and giants everywhere, not to mention the Big Bad Wolf! Wait a minute! What's that sweet little girl doing in the deep dark wood? Doesn't she know it's DANGEROUS here? The Big Bad Wolf will gobble her up for his lunch! But this deep dark wood is full of twists and turns, and all is not quite what it seems. The Big Bad Wolf is about to get a big, bad surprise... A monstrously funny mixed-up fairytale with an unexpected twist!

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Winner of the 2016 Bookbug Children's Book Prize, a Scottish Children's Book Award voted for by children! A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. It's Mouse's first day at Miss Moon's Moonlight School for all the small creatures of the night but she is VERY shy, too shy to even say hello. Luckily, with help from Miss Moon and her new friends Bat, Cat and Owl, a game of hide-and-seek makes Mouse feel right at home. A funny and heart-warming story for all little children about to try something new. Other books in the Moonlight School series include: Owl Wants to Share at Moonlight School and Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School.

Llama Drama

Llama Drama

Author: Rose Impey Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

The seventh animal in the hilarious AWESOME ANIMALS series - awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. It's a HUGE surprise when Farmer Palmer chooses Lewie the llama to guard his new lambs. It's the most important job on the farm and everyone thought he'd pick the biggest strongest, loudest llama. Lewie is the best at singing and dancing but is he a match for a cunning coyote?

Llama Drama

Llama Drama

Author: Rose Impey Illustrator: Ali Pye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2013

The seventh animal in the hilarious AWESOME ANIMALS series - awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. It's a HUGE surprise when Farmer Palmer chooses Lewie the llama to guard his new lambs. It's the most important job on the farm and everyone thought he'd pick the biggest strongest, loudest llama. Lewie is the best at singing and dancing but is he a match for a cunning coyote?

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