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Katie Abey - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Katie Abey lives in Derbyshire from where she provides illustrative doses of happiness, motivation, sarcasm and general randomness. Her work usually features puns and crazy animals. Find Katie Abey on Instagram

Featured books by Katie Abey

We Wear Pants

We Wear Pants

3+ readers

Author: Katie Abey Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

We Wear Pants invites children to choose their favourite things across 12 spreads, packed with animals wearing pants, socks, pyjamas, glasses, shoes, shirts, wellies and more. With interactive speech bubbles and hilarious shout outs. Splashing around in puddles, driving buses and even riding on roller coasters - What will you wear today?

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Other books by Katie Abey

Ten Silly Santas: And Other Christmas Poems

Ten Silly Santas: And Other Christmas Poems

Author: Steve Turner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Ten silly Santas At the north North Pole One Santa cracked the ice And fell down through a hole. Find out what happened to the nine other silly Santas in this brand-new, fun-filled collection of Christmas poems for children. Written by one of the nation's favourite children's poets, Ten Silly Santas captures both the joy and the angst of the Christmas season - making you laugh out loud while also prompting you to quietly reflect on the mystery that lies at the heart of it all.

The Adulting Manual

The Adulting Manual

Author: Milly Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

You know those things you're supposed to know how to do as an adult, but you really don't know? Ever been in that situation where you're looking for the adult in the room, and then you realise YOU are the adult? Yeah, that. There's adulting, then there's adulting for the messy mind. Sometimes you just need extra maps and a GPS. This manual is for adults that sometimes need a little extra help. From top small talk tips to use next time you're at the hairdressers to advice on how to ask for help, this interactive journal offers a safe place for people to explore their mental health and express themselves. Written by Milly Smith, a mental health and body acceptance advocate and public speaker. Milly uses her Instagram account @millykeepsgoing to send positive messages to her 170,000 strong following. Milly's wise words are accompanied by the whimsical and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey. Katie's motivational and pun-filled illustrations have a huge appeal to adults.

Keep Calm! (Mindful Kids)

Keep Calm! (Mindful Kids)

Author: Dr Sharie Coombes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle emotions and address anxieties which children may be experiencing during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. From feeling isolated from friends and families, to missing out on experiences at school, many children will be feeling worried about the sudden change to their usual routine. Children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings and work out how to cope with these emotions through writing, colouring, doodling, drawing, DIY and physical activities. Keep Calm! will show children how to feel more comfortable with the current uncertainty, stay safe, enjoy the positives, find hidden advantages, look forward to the future, and talk to others about their concerns and worries. The quirky illustrations will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calming activity. There's also a section at the back of the book for parents, guardians and carers with important information on how to support their child through this difficult time. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful range of activity books for children from Studio Press that includes No Worries, Hello Happy, Stay Strong, Be Brave, Be Positive and Letting Go.

We Catch the Bus

We Catch the Bus

Author: Katie Abey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

Choose your favourite vehicle and LET'S GO! Join all the busy animals as they zoom around in every kind of vehicle you can imagine, vibrantly illustrated by the talented Katie Abey. Is that a cheeky monkey flying a plane? And did I see a llama riding a scooter? And there's a whole pack of animals catching that bus. All the animals are on the move in their favourite vehicles, zipping by in their own hilarious way. Travel across airports, race through city streets in fire engines and drive around building sites. Wherever you're going today ... tell us how it should be done! We Catch the Bus invites children to choose their favourite vehicles and how they like to travel over 12 spreads, packed with animals driving cars, buses, diggers, spacecraft, bikes, ships, scooters and more. With interactive speech bubbles and hilarious shout outs, this hilarious follow-up to We Wear Pants and We Eat Bananas is perfect for fans of You Choose and Just Imagine and kids who love to be on the move.

Mark and Shark: Detectiving and Stuff

Mark and Shark: Detectiving and Stuff

Author: John Dougherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2019

Meet Mark (a boy) and Shark (a shark) - they're experts(ish) in detectiving and stuff. When an enormous polar bear asks for their help with some stuff for her ice cream business, it sounds a little bit dull - but little do they realize that they'll end up doing more detectiving than they bargained for! With wild humour and hilarious illustrations, it's non-stop fun from beginning to end.

Be Kind! Mindful Kids Global Citizen

Be Kind! Mindful Kids Global Citizen

Author: Stephanie (Freelance Journalist and Writer) Clarkson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

A Mindful Kids Global Citizen activity book for young people to colour, doodle and DIY their way to a more caring, kinder and accepting world. Use creativity to explore your place in the world, discover the amazing power of acceptance, and learn top tips on how to spread joy through being kind. Featuring the charming and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey, a UK-based illustrator. Her quirky pictures will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids, a thoughtful new range of activity books for children from Studio Press. Includes an introduction and notes for grown-ups.

Be Green! Mindful Kids Global Citizen

Be Green! Mindful Kids Global Citizen

Author: Mandy (Freelance Editorial Development) Archer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

A Mindful Kids Global Citizen activity book for young people to colour, doodle and DIY their way to living a more responsible, sustainable life. Use creativity to explore the environmental issues facing planet Earth, discover how you can make a difference, and learn top tips on how to protect the environment for future generations. Featuring the charming and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey, a UK-based illustrator. Her quirky pictures will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids, a thoughtful new range of activity books for children from Studio Press. Includes an introduction and notes for grown-ups.

We Eat Bananas

We Eat Bananas

Author: Katie Abey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

Is that a flamingo munching on a banana? What about that hippo flipping pancakes? And why is that llama dressed as a lemon? There's even a shark slurping a fruit smoothie. All the animals are eating their favourite foods in their own hilarious way. So whatever you're eating today ... tell us how it should be done? We Eat Bananas invites children to choose their favourite foods and how they like to eat them across 12 spreads, packed with animals eating bananas, soup, sandwiches, sausages, ice cream, vegetables, spaghetti and more. With interactive speech bubbles and hilarious shout outs. Gobble up this book! For any parent who has ever struggled to get their kids to eat up, this hilarious book is for YOU! No more fussy eating.

Stay Strong! Mindful Kids An Activity Book for Young People Who Are Experiencing Bullying

Stay Strong! Mindful Kids An Activity Book for Young People Who Are Experiencing Bullying

Author: Dr. Sharie, Ed.D, MA (PsychPsych), DHypPsych(UK), Senior QHP, B.Ed. Coombes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle the feelings of being bullied, teased and overwhelmed; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings and work out how to cope with these emotions through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing. The quirky illustrations will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful range of activity books for children from Studio Press that includes No Worries, Hello Happy and Be Brave. Written by Dr. Sharie Coombes, Child & Family Psychotherapist with an introduction and notes for grown-ups. Dr Sharie Coombes is a former primary teacher, headteacher and local authority adviser who retrained as a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, neuropsychotherapist, solution-focused therapist, and specialist paediatric hypnotherapist. Sharie gained a doctorate in education from the University of Brighton in 2007 and is an expert in the therapeutic use of linguistic patterns. Alongside a busy private therapy practice in Brighton, she has worked part-time as a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist at the NHS Tavistock Clinic in London with adopted and fostered children, young people and families. She now works with the psychosocial team in the British Red Cross Refugee Support and International Family Tracing team. Sharie has 2 adult children.

Be Brave! Mindful Kids An Activity Book for Children Who Sometimes Feel Scared or Afraid

Be Brave! Mindful Kids An Activity Book for Children Who Sometimes Feel Scared or Afraid

Author: Dr. Sharie, Ed.D, MA (PsychPsych), DHypPsych(UK), Senior QHP, B.Ed. Coombes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle phobias and feelings of fear; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings, work out why they feel scared and how to put fear back in its place through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing. The quirky illustrations will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful range of activity books for children from Studio Press, that includes No Worries, Hello Happy and Stay Strong. Written by Dr. Sharie Coombes, Child & Family Psychotherapist with an introduction and notes for grown-ups. Dr Sharie Coombes is a former primary teacher, headteacher and local authority adviser who retrained as a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, neuropsychotherapist, solution-focused therapist, and specialist paediatric hypnotherapist. Sharie gained a doctorate in education from the University of Brighton in 2007 and is an expert in the therapeutic use of linguistic patterns. Alongside a busy private therapy practice in Brighton, she has worked part-time as a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist at the NHS Tavistock Clinic in London with adopted and fostered children, young people and families. She now works with the psychosocial team in the British Red Cross Refugee Support and International Family Tracing team. Sharie has 2 adult children.

We Wear Pants

We Wear Pants

Author: Katie Abey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Pandas wearing pants? Surely not! And what about wombats wearing wellies, sloths in socks, or even giraffes wearing scarves? Whatever you do today...don't forget to get dressed! For any parent who has ever struggled to get their kids dressed - this hilarious book is for YOU! Parents and children will be giggling together as they find their favourite animals wearing funny things. We Wear Pants invites children to choose their favourite things across 12 spreads, packed with animals wearing pants, socks, pyjamas, glasses, shoes, shirts, wellies and more. With interactive speech bubbles and hilarious shout outs. Splashing around in puddles, driving buses and even riding on roller coasters - What will you wear today?

This Dog Loves You Too Much

This Dog Loves You Too Much

Author: Lauren Ace Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Dogs know that their human is the greatest in the whole world! They'll stop at nothing to show their owners just how much they love them. They'll remodel the garden, lick the dishes clean and keep the bed nice and warm. They just can't figure out why their displays of affection don't always get the reaction they deserve... Discover a dog's infinite love for their human in this hilarious dog's-eye view of life.

Hello Happy! Mindful Kids An activity book for children who sometimes feel sad or angry.

Hello Happy! Mindful Kids An activity book for children who sometimes feel sad or angry.

Hello Happy! is an interactive self-care activity book for children aged 7+ to colour and doodle their way to happiness, calm and confidence. The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle anxiety, sadness and stress; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings, work out why they feel worried and how to put stress back in its place through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing. Featuring the charming and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey, a UK-based illustrator. Her quirky pictures will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids, a thoughtful new range of activity books for children from Studio Press. Includes an introduction and notes for grown-ups by consultant Dr Sharie Coombes, Child & Family Psychotherapist. Dr Sharie Coombes is a former primary teacher, headteacher and local authority adviser who retrained as a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, neuropsychotherapist, solution-focused therapist, and specialist paediatric hypnotherapist. Alongside a busy private therapy practice in Brighton, she has worked part-time as a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist at the NHS Tavistock Clinic in London with adopted and fostered children, young people and families. She now works with the psychosocial team in the British Red Cross Refugee Support and International Family Tracing team. Sharie has 2 adult children.

No Worries! Mindful Kids An activity book for children who sometimes feel anxious or stressed

No Worries! Mindful Kids An activity book for children who sometimes feel anxious or stressed

Author: Dr. Sharie, Ed.D, MA (PsychPsych), DHypPsych(UK), Senior QHP, B.Ed. Coombes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2017

No Worries! is an interactive self-care activity book for children aged 7+ to colour and doodle their way to happiness, calm and confidence. The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle anxiety, sadness and stress; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings, work out why they feel worried and how to put stress back in its place through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing. Featuring the charming and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey, a UK-based illustrator. Her quirky pictures will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful new range of activity books for children from Studio Press. Includes an introduction and notes for grown-ups by consultant Dr. Sharie Coombes, Child & Family Psychotherapist. Dr Sharie Coombes is a former primary teacher, headteacher and local authority adviser who retrained as a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, neuropsychotherapist, solution-focused therapist, and specialist paediatric hypnotherapist. Sharie gained a doctorate in education from the University of Brighton in 2007 and is an expert in the therapeutic use of linguistic patterns. Alongside a busy private therapy practice in Brighton, she has worked part-time as a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist at the NHS Tavistock Clinic in London with adopted and fostered children, young people and families. She now works with the psychosocial team in the British Red Cross Refugee Support and International Family Tracing team. Sharie has 2 adult children.

This Cat Does Not Love You

This Cat Does Not Love You

Author: Emma Young Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Think your cat loves you? Think you have a special connection, just the two of you? Think again... All cat owners are convinced their cat adores them, the loving provider of daily food, affection and a warm home. But what would your cat tell you if it could speak? Would they shower you with praise for providing them a loving home? Not likely. Discover what your cat's really thinking and what the meaning is behind those looks, twitches and 'loving' gestures in this hilarious cat's-eye view of life.

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