Caroline Pedler - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Caroline Pedler grew up in Cornwall but moved to Portsmouth and Bath for 13 years before returning to her hometown in 2005. Her career started when she was commissioned by Hallmark Cards UK in 1997, and she has since gone from strength to strength. Caroline has illustrated with a variety of different children publishers, including QED, and her books can be found worldwide in over 10 languages.

Featured books by Caroline Pedler

Other books by Caroline Pedler

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny?

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2018

Four very hungry bunnies have run out of carrots! One by one they hop off to the vegetable patch. But someone is lying in wait. Someone BIG... and BAD! A fabulous, funny story about a big, bad bunny, and how to stop bullies like him!

Scaredy Bear

Scaredy Bear

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2018

There's a monster in the forest and Little Bob is out to find him . . . but instead, he finds a very scaredy bear! Will the bear be happy to join in the hunt? A heart-warming tale about friendship and overcoming your fears.

Badger and the Great Journey

Badger and the Great Journey

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Badger and friends are enjoying a glorious day in the warm summer sun when they discover the stream has run dry! Badger has a plan to find water, but the journey will be long, hot and hard. Can the friends find water before it's too late? Badger and the Great Journey is an exciting adventure about friendship, courage and water conservation. Fans of Badger and the Great Storm and Badger and the Great Rescue will love this charming sequel, featuring the bright and heart-warming illustrations of Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and A Mouse So Small).

I Can't Sleep!

I Can't Sleep!

Author: Owen Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

It's the middle of the night on board the Leaping Salmon, but Mole can't sleep. First he's too hot ... then he's too cold ... and then he's afraid of the dark! Can his best friend, Mouse, make everything just right? Packed with gorgeous illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Badger and the Great Journey and The Perfect Present), I Can't Sleep is the perfect bedtime tale for restless toddlers!

The Perfect Present

The Perfect Present

Author: Stella J. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

Billy and Bella are the best of friends. There's nothing they wouldn't do to make each other happy. But what if that meant giving up something they love? The Perfect Present is a wonderful Christmas tale about giving, receiving and friendship. With beautifully festive illustrations from best-selling illustrator Caroline Pedler (Badger and the Great Rescue, When Granny Saved Christmas). Little ones will love snuggling up with this cosy Christmas story.

I Can't Sleep!

I Can't Sleep!

Author: Owen Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/08/2017

It's the middle of the night on board the Leaping Salmon, but Mole can't sleep. First he's too hot ... then he's too cold ... and then he's afraid of the dark! Can his best friend, Mouse, make everything just right? Packed with gorgeous illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Badger and the Great Journey and The Perfect Present), I Can't Sleep is the perfect bedtime tale for restless toddlers!

Badger and the Great Journey

Badger and the Great Journey

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Badger and friends are enjoying a glorious day in the warm summer sun when they discover the stream has run dry! Badger has a plan to find water, but the journey will be long, hot and hard. Can the friends find water before it's too late? Badger and the Great Journey is an exciting adventure about friendship, courage and water conservation. Fans of Badger and the Great Storm and Badger and the Great Rescue will love this charming sequel, featuring the bright and heart-warming illustrations of Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and A Mouse So Small).

Anrheg Berffaith, Yr

Anrheg Berffaith, Yr

Author: Stella J. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2016

The Perfect Present

The Perfect Present

Author: Stella J. Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Billy and Bella are the best of friends. There's nothing they wouldn't do to make each other happy. But what if that meant giving up something they love? The Perfect Present is a wonderful Christmas tale about giving, receiving and friendship. With beautifully festive illustrations from best-selling illustrator Caroline Pedler (Badger and the Great Rescue, When Granny Saved Christmas). Little ones will love snuggling up with this cosy Christmas story.

A Mouse So Small

A Mouse So Small

Author: Angela Mcallister Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

It's time for Bear's winter sleep, but he's hungry. Millie Mouse is determined not to let her friend go to bed with a rumbly tummy, so she sets off to find some food. But gathering food is hard when you're so tiny. Millie won't give up though. She may be small - but she's got a BIG heart. Children will love this feisty mouse who is utterly determined to help - and to do everything herself. Follow Millie as she scampers through gorgeous autumnal scenes awash with gold and oranges. An adorable, warm story - perfect for snuggling up and sharing with your little one this autumn. From the author of Leon and the Place Between and the illustrator of Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Badger and the Great Rescue

Badger and the Great Rescue

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Little children everywhere will love this exciting, new tale of rescue, courage and friendship! The sequel to best-loved Badger and the Great Storm, this heart-warming picture book celebrates creativity and the values of being resourceful, kind, and helpful to others. When Badger and his friends find a rope, a basket, and a piece of cloth in the woods, they are quick to think of some brilliant ways of recycling them. But then they discover a mole stuck in a tree who needs their help. Can Badger come up with a clever plan to rescue their new friend in need?

Badger and the Great Rescue

Badger and the Great Rescue

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Little children everywhere will love this exciting, new tale of rescue, courage and friendship! The sequel to best-loved Badger and the Great Storm, this heart-warming picture book celebrates creativity and the values of being resourceful, kind, and helpful to others. When Badger and his friends find a rope, a basket, and a piece of cloth in the woods, they are quick to think of some brilliant ways of recycling them. But then they discover a mole stuck in a tree who needs their help. Can Badger come up with a clever plan to rescue their new friend in need?

When Granny Saved Christmas

When Granny Saved Christmas

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Bubble and Squeak are off to Granny's for Christmas. Only how will Santa find them? They try leaving a map and sending Santa a HUGE letter... But when they finally get to Granny's house, there's no chimney! How will Father Christmas get in? It's up to Granny to save the day - and Christmas! A warm and funny tale to reassure any child spending their first Christmas away from home. This charming picture book will calm any worries about how Father Christmas will find them - or how he enters a house with no fireplace! With adorable illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and It's Potty Time!) and a sparkly glittery cover, it's the perfect Christmas present for grandchildren and grannies alike! For more Christmas stories from Little Tiger Press, check out Is It Christmas Yet? (Jane Chapman) and A Very Merry Christmas (Maudie Powell-Tuck and Gill Guile)!

A Mouse So Small

A Mouse So Small

Author: Angela Mcallister Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

It's time for Bear's winter sleep, but he's hungry. Millie Mouse is determined not to let her friend go to bed with a rumbly tummy, so she sets off to find some food. But gathering food is hard when you're so tiny. Millie won't give up though. She may be small - but she's got a BIG heart. Children will love this feisty mouse who is utterly determined to help - and to do everything herself. Follow Millie as she scampers through gorgeous autumnal scenes awash with gold and oranges. An adorable, warm story - perfect for snuggling up and sharing with your little one this autumn. From the author of Leon and the Place Between and the illustrator of Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Badger and the Great Storm

Badger and the Great Storm

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2015

Badgers have always lived under the old oak tree. But one day, a terrible storm arrives. Big-hearted Badger works hard to keep his friends safe from the bad weather - protecting burrows and rescuing nests. But who will look after Badger's home in the old oak tree? Badger and the Great Storm is a warm and touching tale of friendship, courage and new beginnings. With gently humorous illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and There's No Such Thing as Monsters!), it's the perfect book for sharing with children.

Badger and the Great Storm

Badger and the Great Storm

Author: Suzanne Chiew Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2015

Badgers have always lived under the old oak tree. But one day, a terrible storm arrives. Big-hearted Badger works hard to keep his friends safe from the bad weather - protecting burrows and rescuing nests. But who will look after Badger's home in the old oak tree? Badger and the Great Storm is a warm and touching tale of friendship, courage and new beginnings. With gently humorous illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and There's No Such Thing as Monsters!), it's the perfect book for sharing with children.

That's What Friends Are For

That's What Friends Are For

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2014

Archie Bear is a hero! No blackberry bush is too prickly and no tree too tall to stop him helping a friend in need. But all this helping Rabbit, Moley and Mouse is a messy business! Soon icky juice and sticky mud have covered the new jumper Archie's mummy knitted for him. Oh no! Whatever will he do? A reassuring tale of friendship for all brave little heroes! This sweet, funny tale is written by Julia Hubery (A Friend Like You, Who Loves Baby) and illustrated by Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and There's No Such Thing As Monsters).

When Granny Saved Christmas

When Granny Saved Christmas

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2014

Bubble and Squeak are off to Granny's for Christmas. Only how will Santa find them? They try leaving a map and sending Santa a HUGE letter... But when they finally get to Granny's house, there's no chimney! How will Father Christmas get in? It's up to Granny to save the day - and Christmas! A warm and funny tale to reassure any child spending their first Christmas away from home. This charming picture book will calm any worries about how Father Christmas will find them - or how he enters a house with no fireplace! With adorable illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and It's Potty Time!) and a sparkly glittery cover, it's the perfect Christmas present for grandchildren and grannies alike! For more Christmas stories from Little Tiger Press, check out Is It Christmas Yet? (Jane Chapman) and A Very Merry Christmas (Maudie Powell-Tuck and Gill Guile)!

I Can Do It!

I Can Do It!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2014

If your toddler thinks they can do just about anything, then you'll love the third Baby Bear book from the talented author and illustrator team, Tracey Corderoy and Caroline Pedler. Determined little fingers will love touching the soft, fuzzy textures, while bold, simple illustrations and a gorgeously warm story will help small children learn why it's ok to accept a little help from Mummy sometimes. It's a big day for Baby Bear. He can now do up buttons all by himself - even the tricky one on his new rucksack! He is so happy. But now Baby Bear wants to do everything himself... Join Baby Bear and Barnaby for other first experiences in It's Mine and It's Potty Time.

I Can Do It!

I Can Do It!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2014

If your toddler thinks they can do just about anything, then you'll love the third Baby Bear book from the talented author and illustrator team, Tracey Corderoy and Caroline Pedler. Determined little fingers will love touching the soft, fuzzy textures, while bold, simple illustrations and a gorgeously warm story will help small children learn why it's ok to accept a little help from Mummy sometimes. It's a big day for Baby Bear. He can now do up buttons all by himself - even the tricky one on his new rucksack! He is so happy. But now Baby Bear wants to do everything himself... Join Baby Bear and Barnaby for other first experiences in It's Mine and It's Potty Time.

Boo!

Boo!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2014

A hilarious book about a very playful rabbit by children's favourite Tracey Corderoy (author of Hubble, Bubble Granny Trouble and The Grunt and The Grouch). This noisy tale is perfect for boisterous, full-of-beans three to six year old children, and for those who love the romping fun of Look Out, Ladybird! Hullabaloo the rabbit loves playing boo! But when he jumps out to surprise his friends he causes chaos - Squirrel lands in a puddle... splat! Hedgehog topples over... crash! And poor Timid Mouse bursts into tears! NO MORE BOOS! everyone shouts. Whatever will Hullabaloo do?

A sparkly ballet story

A sparkly ballet story

Author: Nicola Baxter Format: Board book Release Date: 06/11/2013

At Madame Amata's School of Ballet, it is the day of the Grand Gala - but an unfortunate accident means that the show might not go on...This delightful story is told using simple vocabulary and familiar language that youngsters can easily follow. Exquisite illustrations sparkle on every page, making this heart-warming tale even more magical. You can admire the glittering costumes, the sparkly set dressing, and the dancers - the shining stars of tomorrow. It is ideal for sharing with little ones aged 2 to 7. Within the ballet school run by Madame Amata, little girls and boys in sparkly costumes are scampering around, looking for lost ribbons, pestering the ladies who help with their hair, and getting lost just when they are needed. It is the evening of a major performance, in which Madame Amata herself is to dance the leading role - in a costume more glittery and more gorgeous than any of the others. The little ones have been rehearsing for months. They are excited, nervous, and quite impossible to control! However, a few minutes before the Grand Gala is due to start, Madame Amata has a fall, injuring her ankle. In no time at all, the news has spread throughout the auditorium. Surely the show cannot go ahead now! But sitting in the audience is someone who might just be able to help...Shiny details on every page of this beautiful boardbook bring this touching story to life, as the young dancers discover that there is always hope, that the show will go on, and that thanks to their love of ballet the dance will never end.

Its Mine!

Its Mine!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Lulu and Baby Bear are having great fun together in their tiger den. But when Lulu wants to play with Baby Bear's new tiger toy... uh-oh! Baby Bear does not want to share! A great book to introduce toddlers to the concept of sharing. By favourite author Tracey Corderoy (Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble and The Grunt and The Grouch). It's Mine! has strokeable, touch-and-feely bits throughout for little fingers to explore and a gentle message about learning to share your toys.

That's What Friends Are For

That's What Friends Are For

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Archie Bear is a hero! No blackberry bush is too prickly and no tree too tall to stop him helping a friend in need. But all this helping Rabbit, Moley and Mouse is a messy business! Soon icky juice and sticky mud have covered the new jumper Archie's mummy knitted for him. Oh no! Whatever will he do? A reassuring tale of friendship for all brave little heroes! This sweet, funny tale is written by Julia Hubery (A Friend Like You, Who Loves Baby) and illustrated by Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear, Hare! and There's No Such Thing As Monsters).

Ffrindiau Bach a Mawr

Ffrindiau Bach a Mawr

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2013

Storytime: Little Bear and the Butterflies

Storytime: Little Bear and the Butterflies

Author: Susan Quinn Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Mummy Bear's favorite game when she was little was chasing butterflies in Bluebell Meadow. Now little bear can't wait to find this magical place for herself! When a butterfly lands on her nose, she sets out to find Bluebell Meadow with the help of her animal friends. Chasing the butterflies and making daisy chains is so much fun she completely forgets the time! I wish I could stay here forever, she yawns, when a soft voice tells her to wake up. Could it all have been a dream? A gentle story about a little bear and the power of dreams, with a magical twist at the end. The stunning illustrations and heartwarming characters will make this book a special treat for bedtime reading.

Boo!

Boo!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2013

Hullabaloo the rabbit loves playing boo!But when he jumps out to surprise his friends he causes chaos - Squirrel lands in a puddle... splat!Hedgehog topples over... crash!And poor Timid Mouse bursts into tears! NO MORE BOOS! everyone shouts.Whatever will Hullabaloo do? A hilarious book about a very playful rabbit by children's favourite Tracey Corderoy (author of Hubble, Bubble Granny Trouble and The Grunt and The Grouch) this noisy tale is perfect for boisterious, full-of-beans four to six year old children.

Super-Duper Dudley!

Super-Duper Dudley!

Author: Sue Mongredien Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2013

Dudley is a daredevil dog superstar! His best friend Bonzo thinks he's the best. But Bonzo has a hidden talent, and suddenly he's getting all the attention. Look at me! Dudley Dog calls to his friend Bonzo. Look at me! But wait! All the animals are too busy listening to Bonzo's sensational music to watch Dudley's latest act. Can Dudley learn to share the spotlight with his friend? A fun-filled book about a super-star dog learning to share the limelight from best-selling author Sue Mongredien (Before We Go To Bed, Kitten Club) and illustrated by Caroline Pedler (Don't Wake the Bear Hare!).

Its Mine!

Its Mine!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2012

Friends together, one, two, three. Let's try sharing, you and me! When Lulu comes to play, Baby Bear does not want to share his favourite tiger toy. But Mummy knows just what to do . . . The perfect book to help little ones learn about sharing!

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny?

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2012

Four very hungry bunnies have run out of carrots! One by one they hop off to the vegetable patch. But someone is lying in wait. Someone BIG... and BAD! A fabulous, funny story about a big, bad bunny, and how to stop bullies like him!

It's Potty Time!

It's Potty Time!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2012

Little Bear is learning to use the potty. It's sometimes quite tricky... but Mummy knows what will help!

Noodle's Knitting

Noodle's Knitting

Author: Sheryl Webster Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2011

Noodle has ALWAYS wanted to knit. She even knows all the magic words: Knit one, purl one, knit two together! So when Noodle finds a ball of wool, she knits and knits and knits... But soon Noodle knits herself into a very big pickle!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2011

Oh no! It's the Spring Party today! The animals tiptoe past with party cakes and wobbling plates until SOMEONE makes a VERY loud noise... Uh-oh! Have they woken the bear?

It's Potty Time!

It's Potty Time!

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2011

Little Bear is learning to use the potty. It's sometimes quite tricky... but Mummy knows what will help!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2011

Oh no! It's the Spring Party today! The animals tiptoe past with party cakes and wobbling plates until SOMEONE makes a VERY loud noise... Uh-oh! Have they woken the bear?

Super-Duper Dudley!

Super-Duper Dudley!

Author: Sue Mongredien Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/01/2011

Dudley is a daredevil superstar! His best friend Bonzo thinks he's the best. But Bonzo has a hidden talent, and suddenly he's getting all the attention. Can the two young pups share the spotlight and still be friends?

There's No Such Thing as Monsters!

There's No Such Thing as Monsters!

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2010

Little Bear is so excited! He's going to sleep in his very own bedroom for the first time ever. But without his big brother there, Little Bear's new bedroom seems a bit scary. It's full of strange shadows and noises, and he's sure there's a monster that wants to eat him! 'Silly Little Bear', chuckles Big Bear. After all, there's no such thing as monsters...Or is there?

Noodle's Knitting

Noodle's Knitting

Author: Sheryl Webster Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/08/2010

Noodle has ALWAYS wanted to knit. She even knows all the magic words: Knit one, purl one, knit two together! So when Noodle finds a ball of wool, she knits and knits and knits...But soon Noodle knits herself into a very big pickle! Stunning two-tone flocking on the wool throughout. The touch-and-feel element on every spread will stimulate young readers. Bold, lively illustrations from the illustrator of Little Bear's Big Jumper and There's No Such Thing As Monsters!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Don't Wake the Bear, Hare!

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/06/2010

From deep in the woods came a rumbling sound. So grumbly and loud it was shaking the ground! The animals crept up and what did they see? A huge hairy bear fast asleep in their tree! Oh no! It's the Spring Party today! The animals tiptoe past with party cakes and wobbling plates until someone makes a very loud noise...Oh-oh! They've woken the bear!

A Friend Like You

A Friend Like You

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2010

There's No Such Thing as Monsters!

There's No Such Thing as Monsters!

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/08/2009

Little Bear is so excited! He's going to sleep in his very own bedroom for the first time ever. But without his big brother there, Little Bear's new bedroom seems a bit scary. It's full of strange shadows and noises, and he's sure there's a monster that wants to eat him! 'Silly Little Bear', chuckles Big Bear. After all, there's no such thing as monsters...Or is there?

A Friend Like You

A Friend Like You

Author: Julia Hubery Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2009

Panda and Monkey are going on a special journey up into the mountains. Monkey is so excited about the beautiful surprise ahead, he just can't wait for Panda. But soon Monkey finds he needs his friend much more than he thought.

Little Pip and the Rainbow Wish

Little Pip and the Rainbow Wish

Author: Elizabeth Baguley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2009

Poor little Pip is just too shy to join in the games with Milly and Spike. If only he had something to give them so that they would be his friends. Then Pip sees a rainbow. What a wonderful present that would be! But the rainbow is so far away, and hard as Pip tries, he can't quite catch it.

Little Bear's Big Jumper

Little Bear's Big Jumper

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2009

Big Bear's jumper doesn't fit anymore, so he has to give it to his little brother. Little Bear is delighted, but when he makes a mess of it, Big Bear is very angry. Will the brothers ever make friends again?

Bedtime for Little Bears!

Bedtime for Little Bears!

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

Little Bear's Big Jumper

Little Bear's Big Jumper

Author: David Bedford Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2008

A Cuddle for Little Duck

A Cuddle for Little Duck

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2008

Soft illustrations and tender text bring to life the special bond between parent and child in these beautiful books.

Don't be Afraid, Little Ones

Don't be Afraid, Little Ones

Author: M. Christina Butler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2008

Deep in the soft green shadows of the jungle two tiny cubs pounce and play with their mother. But then one night Mother Tiger goes into the jungle to hunt. Left alone, the cubs find the night seems much bigger and darker than before.

Christmas Animal Tales

Christmas Animal Tales

Author: Caroline Pedler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2007

Perfect for reading aloud in front of a crackling log fire, this is a collection of funny, gentle, sad and magical stories from such celebrated authors as Adele Geras, Michael Broad, Vivian French and Alan Durant.

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