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Featured books by Paul Howard

The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Suzy the little striped cat is always curious; so curious that she often gets into all kinds of trouble. And that is exactly what happens when she climbs into a hot air balloon and finds herself swept up in the air and across the sea. Will Suzy ever get back to her own home? An exciting story for beginner readers. ~ Julia Eccleshare

The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up

The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

A young gorilla wants to be as strong and brave as his father but everyone thinks he is young and rash. How can Pongo show how grown up he can be? Luckily, Pongo realises that being grown up isn’t just about being strong and brave! When his baby sister is born he learns how to be a grown up in other ways. ~ Julia Eccleshare

The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Hilda the hen wants to visit her new baby relatives but how will she get there? Hilda needs to find a way of making the journey to her aunt’s farm safely and reliably. Luckily, Hilda is a very resourceful hen! Hilda’s feisty character make her an engaging character in this entertaining story. ~ Julia Eccleshare

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

How can Plop, the baby owl who is afraid of the dark, overcome his problems? Luckily, everyone has a story to tell him about the very special things that happen after dark and soon Plop is as happy in the dark as any other baby owl. This classic picture book in a new edition will reassure and delight a new generation of readers. ~ Julia Eccleshare

The Penguin Who Wanted to Find out

The Penguin Who Wanted to Find out

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

The many dangers that beset a baby penguin are well-captured in this touching story about Otto, the penguin chick. Otto needs to take care to survive the risk of predators and the dangers from the terrible weather that he is born into. Luckily, there are many other penguins around who can help him both to learn and to survive in this touching story about being young and curious. ~ Julia Eccleshare

Three Favourite Animal Stories

Three Favourite Animal Stories

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

A bumper volume of The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, The Hen who Wouldn’t Give Up and The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home in one volume.

Other books by Paul Howard

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

After a wonderful early life as a young colt on Farmer Gray's meadows, the stallion Black Beauty is sold to Squire Gordon of Birtwick Hall and joins the gentleman's stables. While his existence is no longer as carefree as before and he has to be trained by humans, he enjoys the company of the other horses there, such as the fiery Ginger and the kind Merrylegs. Unfortunately one day he is sold on to new owners, and a new chapter opens in his life, full of uncertainty, hardship and cruelty. Will Black Beauty ever make it back home, or reconnect with the people and horses that cared about him?

The Egg Thieves

The Egg Thieves

Author: Joan Lingard Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2014

River Eyes

River Eyes

Author: Joan Lingard Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2014

More Favourite Animal Tales

More Favourite Animal Tales

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Three heart-warming classic stories full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Growing up can be lots of fun . . . Swing from the treetops with Pongo the mischievous gorilla. Play in the snow with Otto the furry penguin chick. Meet Pim the aardvark who's a very curious little thing. Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson's animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. This edition containing The Gorilla Who Wanted To Grow Up, The Aardvark Who Wasn't Sure and The Penguin Who Wanted To Find Out is stunningly illustrated by Paul Howard - making it a terrific collection of stories for young readers.

Tortoise Trouble

Tortoise Trouble

Author: Joan Lingard Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Tom and the Treehouse

Tom and the Treehouse

Author: Joan Lingard Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Care of Henry

Care of Henry

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2012

A gentle, heartwarming story about the friendship between a boy and his dog by much-loved author Anne Fine. From the author of Bill's New Frock comes a tender and funny story about the friendship between a boy and his dog. Hugo has to choose who to stay with while his mother's having a baby. Granny? Mrs Mariposa next door? Uncle Jack? Who will care for him - and his dog Henry - the best? This charmingly illustrated tale of priorities and friendship will teach kids to think carefully about what they value most in life, and stay with them long after they've turned the final page. A touching story for younger readers from former Children's Laureate Anne Fine.

Stomp!

Stomp!

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2012

Stomp! Stomp! Here comes Monster - he's looking for something important. He crashes through the kitchen and stomps up the stairs, but he can't find that special something anywhere! Just what is the mini-monster looking for? With a bold but simple text and an adorably cheeky little monster, all children will love joining in the search.

The Bravest Ever Bear

The Bravest Ever Bear

Author: Allan Ahlberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2010

Reissue of an award-winning modern classic. What is this book about? It's about a bear. The bravest ever bear. No, three bears. No, four and twenty black bears. Or maybe a penguin. No, no, it's about a sausage. A sausage? That can't be right. I'll start again. This book is about the perfectest ever princess, a wolf, a troll, a dragon and a sausage (again). Oh, I give up. The problem is everyone thinks this is a story about them and is determined to tell it their way. So, if you really want to know who there was and what they did, you'll just have to read these funny and ridiculous stories for yourself!

A Very Curious Bear

A Very Curious Bear

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2009

One bright morning, on a walk in the woods, Little Bear is filled with wonder...and questions! Why does the sun come and light up the day? Why does the wind rush around in the air? Why does the stream seem to gurgle and babble? Luckily, Big Bear has all the answers! A beautifully written portrayal of the tender moments shared between a daddy bear and his cub, from award-winning poet Tony Mitton and illustrated in atmospheric detail by the incredibly talented Paul Howard.

Toffee and Pie

Toffee and Pie

Author: Pippa Goodhart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2008

John and his horse each make a new friend when they travel to a new place. John and his family are always on the move: they live in a trailer that is drawn by their cob, Pie, and they never stay in one place for very long. When they arrive at the next new town, John isn't looking forward to starting another new school. But there he meets a boy called Tom - who loves horses as much as he does! John can draw fantastic horses and Tom thinks he's great, and suddenly it doesn't matter so much that John can't read or write very well. When the two friends meet up after school to ride their horses together - John on Pie and Tom on Toffee - John wishes he could stay here for ever. But soon it's time to move on again ... maybe they will be back next year.

The Year in the City

The Year in the City

Author: Kathy Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2007

A month-by-month celebration of a year in the life of a city by an award-winning author. As the year turns, the city changes. The snow and ice in January; the wind and Chinese New Year in February; spring-cleaning in March; the Easter holidays in April; the blossom of May; the blooming of June; the heat of July; the August exodus and mass arrival of tourists; the beginning of a new school year and football season in September; Halloween in October; the rain and gloom of November; and Christmas in December... Then it's January again! The years keep turning.

When Santa Fell to Earth

When Santa Fell to Earth

Author: Cornelia Funke Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2007

Mischievous reindeer Twinklestar has bolted - leaving real-life Santa Claus Niklas to fall from the sky in his Christmas caravan! Luckily he crash-lands in a friendly neighbourhood, where two children come to his rescue. But he's still in terrible danger. For on his trail are Gerold Goblynch and his bad Santas from Yule Land, who will stop at nothing to steal Christmas! A big-hearted story of two children's adventures to save the last real Santa on earth.

The Otter Who Wanted to Know

The Otter Who Wanted to Know

Author: Jill Tomlinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2005

A charming story about an adorable sea otter from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Pat is an adorable little sea otter. She likes turning up her toes and floating in the sea, chasing fish and asking a hundred and one questions. One day Pat's quiet life is turned upside down when she gets caught up in a pretty scary adventure. Suddenly she doesn't have time to ask any questions, and even if she did, no one would know the answers. This time Pat just has to find things out for herself! Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson's animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. Perfect for kids aged 5+ who love Julia Donaldson, and Dick King Smith's The Sheep Pig. This edition is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard. Have you enjoyed all of Jill's animal stories? The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up The Otter Who Wanted to Know The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer. She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured. But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies. She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children. So she did! Jill Tomlinson's animal stories are much-loved and have been best-selling children's books for nearly four decades.

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