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Joelle Dreidemy - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Joelle Dreidemy has drawn and painted for as long as she can remember. After graduating from the prestigious Emile Cohl School she moved to Paris, where she now illustrates for English, American, French and Korean publishers.

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Other books by Joelle Dreidemy

The Crocodile Who Came for Dinner

The Crocodile Who Came for Dinner

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2021

Hotpot and Wolf have found an egg. A CROCODILE egg! Is the crocodile a fearsome, ferocious beast? No! He's snuggly, cuddly and looking for some friends. A book about challenging stereotypes and finding friends.

The Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13

The Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13

Author: Honest Lee, Matthew J. Gilbert Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/03/2021

For fans of Captain Underpants or Sideways Stories from Wayside School, this new chapter book series is perfect for reluctant readers. When the 13th Classroom is struck by purple lightning, something strange happens--all of the students get SUPERPOWERS! You might think this was superb, but it was not. (It was sorta silly.) With great gifts comes wild weather, giant roaches, atomic farts, and other tricky troubles. As the students of Classroom 13 are about to learn, getting superpowers is not always super. If YOU could have a superpower, what would it be? The final chapter of each book encourages young readers to write their OWN chapter and send it in to the author, Honest Lee! The Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13 is the fourth title in a new chapter book series of hilarious stories about a very unlucky classroom. Each story is full of humor, action, and fun that will prompt hours of conversation among friends, families, and classrooms.

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 1: The Golden Cheeseboard

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks: Level 1: The Golden Cheeseboard

Author: Tim Little Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

The king and queen of Fondue host a competiton to find the most delicious cheese. Using the world's largest known database of writing for and by children, our experts have defined 300 ambitious words to help children succeed at school. We've combined these with fully-decodable books that help you match your phonics teaching and practice, while inspiring and engaging your young readers. Specially developed to enhance children's vocabulary alongside their decoding skills, these books are perfect for sharing.

Classroom 13 3 Books in 1!

Classroom 13 3 Books in 1!

Author: Honest Lee, Matthew J. Gilbert Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

The Classroom 13 series is about the students of a very unlucky classroom. The first title starts when unlucky teacher Ms. Linda LaCrosse wins the lottery and shares her winnings with her class - giving each student over a BILLION DOLLARS! You might think this was nice but it was not. It was a nasty idea. As the students of Classroom 13 are about to learn, winning the lottery is not always lucky and will lead to many disastrous moments in the future. The easy-to-read chapters are full of humour, action, secret codes and fun - and will prompt hours of conversation among friends, families and classmates. The final chapter encourages young readers to write their own chapter and send it in to the author, Honest Lee. This book includes The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13, The Disastrous Magical Wishes of Classroom 13, and The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13.

The Wolves Who Came for Dinner

The Wolves Who Came for Dinner

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

One little lamb. Four hungry wolves. And a forest full of animals out to save the day. But sometimes things are not always what they seem... A brilliant book about breaking down boundaries and challenging stereotypes. The much-anticipated sequel to The Wolves Who Came for Dinner.

The Wolves Who Came for Dinner

The Wolves Who Came for Dinner

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2019

One little lamb. Four hungry wolves. And a forest full of animals out to save the day. But sometimes things are not always what they seem... A brilliant book about breaking down boundaries and challenging stereotypes. The much-anticipated sequel to The Wolves Who Came for Dinner.

The Rude and Ridiculous Royals of Classroom 13

The Rude and Ridiculous Royals of Classroom 13

Author: Honest Lee, Matthew J. Gilbert Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2018

With over a quarter of a million copies sold, this accessible, bestselling picture book phenomenon about the unbreakable connections between loved ones has healed a generation of readers--children and adults alike--and has been updated with new illustrations and an afterword from the author. Now available in paperback for the first time! Parents, educators, therapists, and social workers alike have declared The Invisible String the perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief. In this relatable and reassuring contemporary classic, a mother tells her two children that they're all connected by an invisible string. That's impossible! the children insist, but still they want to know more: What kind of string? The answer is the simple truth that binds us all: An Invisible String made of love. Even though you can't see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love. Does everybody have an Invisible String? How far does it reach? Does it ever go away? This heartwarming picture book for all ages explores questions about the intangible yet unbreakable connections between us, and opens up deeper conversations about love. Recommended and adopted by parenting blogs, bereavement support groups, hospice centers, foster care and social service agencies, military library services, church groups, and educators, The Invisible String offers a very simple approach to overcoming loneliness, separation, or loss with an imaginative twist that children easily understand and embrace, and delivers a particularly compelling message in today's uncertain times. This special paperback edition includes includes vibrant new illustrations and an introduction from the author.

The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Classroom 13

The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Classroom 13

Author: Honest Lee, Matthew J. Gilbert Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

For fans of Captain Underpants or Sideways Stories from Wayside School, this new chapter book series is perfect for reluctant readers. It's Halloween in the 13th Classroom--what could go wrong? Well, for starters, all of the students could magically turn into their COSTUMES! You might think this was hilarious, but it was horrible. With tricky transformations come wild werewolves, voracious vampires, zany zombies, and other moody monsters. As the students of Classroom 13 are about to learn, Halloween's treats are sometimes tricks. What are YOU dressing up as for Halloween? The final chapter of each book encourages young readers to write their OWN chapter and send it in to the author, Honest Lee! The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Classroom 13 is the fifth title in a new chapter book series of hilarious stories about a very unlucky classroom. Each story is full of humor, action, and fun that will prompt hours of conversation among friends, families, and classrooms. (Psst! Hey you. Yeah, YOU! Just between us, this book also has a secret code hidden in every book that kids will have to figure out to read a chapter. Kids'll love it!) (c)2018 by Hachette Book Group, Inc.

The Lamb Who Came for Dinner Book & CD

The Lamb Who Came for Dinner Book & CD

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 12/07/2018

When a hungry old wolf gets an unexpected visit from a little lamb, he starts planning a delicious lamb hotpot. But the lamb doesn't want to be the wolf's dinner, she wants to be his friend... The CD contains witty narration plus original music and sound effects, and page-turning prompts for learner readers to join in!

The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13

The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13

Author: Honest Lee, Matthew J. Gilbert Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

When famous agent Lucy LaRoux drops by Classroom 13, she makes an offer no one can refuse--she makes all of the students FAMOUS. You might think this was sweet, but it was not. It was selfish. (Lucy wants their money.) With great fame comes frightening stage fright, broken bones, rotten reality television, and other awful accidents. As the students of Classroom 13 are about to learn, being famous (or infamous) isn't always fun. What do YOU want to be famous for? The final chapter of each book encourages young readers to write their OWN chapter and send it in to the author, Honest Lee. The Fantastic and Terrible Fame of Classroom 13 is the third title in a new chapter book series of hilarious stories about a very unlucky classroom. Each story is full of humor, action, and fun that will prompt hours of conversation among friends, families, and classrooms.

Press Play

Press Play

Author: Anne Fine Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2017

An entertaining story from former children's laureate Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read. Nicky, Tasha and Joe's mum leaves for work early one day and she leaves instructions for them on a cassette-player - all they have to do is press play! Nicky and Tasha must get themselves ready for school and get baby Joe ready for playgroup without waking Dad! They have to get dressed, make porridge for breakfast and find Joe's toy rabbit. Then they have to creep into Dad's bedroom and set the alarm clock for him. But it is very hard to get ready quietly, especially when your baby brother is crying for his toy rabbit! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. Varied sentences Detailed illustrations to enjoy Chapters Interesting characters and themes A rich range of vocabulary More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.

The Valentine's Day Kitten

The Valentine's Day Kitten

Author: Cathy Hopkins Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

When Marcie's silver kitten Misty goes missing, her best friend Ellie leaps into action and Operation Find Misty is born. But soon Ellie's detective skills are put to the test. Will Marcie's dreams of an artistic boy help the pair solve the mystery of the lost kitten? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Lift-the-flap Friends Pirates

Lift-the-flap Friends Pirates

Author: Joelle Dreidemy Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Board book Release Date: 09/02/2017

Ahoy there! Meet the pirate crew, explore the ship, and search for hidden treasure in this fun lift-the-flap board book! Bloomsbury's Lift-the-flap Friends board books are packed full of fun flaps and gorgeous illustrations which young children will love. Available in a range of fun topics, including Dinosaurs, Fairies, Princess and Pirates.

Spot the Shark in the Ocean

Spot the Shark in the Ocean

Author: Stella Maidment Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2015

Go deep sea diving in the ocean and see what you can spot with this great new Spot the... book! Look for hidden objects and animals as you work your way through every scene, taking in all the sights. Wonderfully detailed, bold illustrations of busy scenes will keep your child entertained for hours, while they learn fun facts along the way - perfect for rainy days or long journeys! The back of the book contains extra spot activities, 'Did you Know?' facts, and fun craft ideas to get children engaged with different cultures and the world around them. With many different topics to choose from, the 'Spot The...' series is guaranteed to keep children, age 4-7, entertained and engaged. Other titles in the 'Spot The...' series: Spot the Snail in the Garden Spot the Dinosaur on the Island Spot the Monkey in the Jungle Spot the Snail in the Garden Spot the Bird on the Building Site Spot the Mouse on the Move Spot the Zebra at the Zoo Spot the Mummy at the Museum Spot the Lamb on the Farm Spot the Puppy in the City Spot the Robot in Space

Spot the Snail in the Garden

Spot the Snail in the Garden

Author: Stella Maidment Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy, Emiliano Migliardo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2015

Welcome to the garden! There's lots to see. Come and have a look! See what you can spot in the garden with this great search and find book! Look for hidden objects, read fascinating facts and lose yourself in fun, busy scenes. There's so much to spot! Baby snail is hiding on every page, can you find her? Look for hidden objects as you work your way through each scene, from the veg patch, to the busy pond, to the animals that come out at night. Wonderfully detailed, bold illustrations of busy scenes will keep your child entertained for hours, while they learn fun animal facts along the way - perfect for rainy days or long journeys! The back of the book contains extra spot activities, 'Did you Know?' facts, and fun craft ideas to get children engaged with nature and the world around them. With many different topics to choose from, the 'Spot The...' series is guaranteed to keep children, age 4-7, entertained and engaged. Other titles in the 'Spot The...' series: Spot the Shark in the Ocean Spot the Snail in the Garden Spot the Dinosaur on the Island Spot the Monkey in the Jungle Spot the Seal around the World Spot the Bird of the Building Site Spot the Mouse on the Move Spot the Zebra at the Zoo Spot the Mummy at the Museum Spot the Lamb on the Farm Spot the Robot in Space

Spot the Dinosaur on the Island Packed with Things to Spot and Facts to Discover

Spot the Dinosaur on the Island Packed with Things to Spot and Facts to Discover

Author: Stella Maidment Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2014

The perfect boredom-buster for when you're trapped indoors - keep your kids entertained during quarantine! Explore Dinosaur Island! Meet all of the dinosaurs and discover what they look like, what they eat and how they got their names. With fun activities, things to spot and a baby T. rex to find on every page - this book will provide hours of entertainment! Go through each page and see if you can: - Spot the baby T.Rex in every spread. - Count how many purple dinosaurs there are. - Decide which sea creature looks the scariest! Spot the Dinosaur on the Island is part of the popular Spot The series. These fantastic search and find books combine spot the activities and other games with informative non-fiction topics to create an entertaining and educational experience. With jam-packed scenes and incredible attention to detail - young children will find something new with every read of this book. Other titles in the 'Spot The...' series: Spot the Shark in the Ocean Spot the Snail in the Garden Spot the Bird on the Building Site Spot the Monkey in the Jungle Spot the Seal around the World Spot the Seal around the World Spot the Mouse on the Move Spot the Zebra at the Zoo Spot the Mummy at the Museum Spot the Lamb on the Farm Spot the Puppy in the City Spot the Robot in Space

Spot the Monkey in the Jungle Packed with things to spot and facts to discover!

Spot the Monkey in the Jungle Packed with things to spot and facts to discover!

Author: Stella Maidment Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy, Mike Garton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2014

The perfect boredom-buster for when you're trapped indoors - keep your kids entertained during quarantine and explore the jungle! Meet all of the animals who live there and discover what they look like, what they eat and how they survive in the jungles. With fun activities, things to spot and a baby monkey to find on every page - this book will provide hours of entertainment! Go through each page and see if you can: - Spot the baby monkey in every spread. - Find the sloth who's still awake. - Decide which fruit looks the tastiest! Spot the Monkey in the Jungle is part of the popular Spot The series. These fantastic search and find books, combine spot the activities and other games with informative non-fiction topics to create an entertaining and educational experience. With jam-packed scenes and incredible attention to detail - young children will find something new with every read of this book. Other books in the Spot the series include: Spot the Shark in the Ocean Spot the Snail in the Garden Spot the Dinosaur on the Island Spot the Bird on the Building Site Spot the Seal around the World Spot the Seal around the World Spot the Mouse on the Move Spot the Zebra at the Zoo Spot the Mummy at the Museum Spot the Lamb on the Farm Spot the Puppy in the City Spot the Robot in Space

The Princess and the Frozen Pea

The Princess and the Frozen Pea

Author: Laura North Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/07/2014

Stinky Space Race Cosmic Colin

Stinky Space Race Cosmic Colin

Author: Tim Collins Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/03/2014

Colin has a strange new classmate. His name is Harry. He is suspiciously neat ... and he spends a lot of time in the bin at the back of the school. When curious Colin dives into the bin after Harry one day, he doesn't find banana peel and custard in there. Rows of lights flicker on, and the bin begins to hum. Colin's day is about to turn Cosmic! With silliness and mayhem, doodles and disasters - this book is perfect for engaging younger readers.

My Fizz-Tastic Investigation Eliza Boom's Diary

My Fizz-Tastic Investigation Eliza Boom's Diary

Author: Emily Gale Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2014

Junior spy/inventor extraordinaire, Eliza Boom, is back with a BLAST (well, more of a FIZZ actually), as she finds herself on a fizz-tastic adventure to reveal the truth about her suspicious next-door neighbour, Mrs McNice and her mysterious, humming, 'fizz-buzzing' house. Will Eliza's inventing super-skills have enough fizz to save the day? Stuffed with silliness and mayhem, doodles and disasters - this book is perfect for engaging young readers.

My Explosive Adventure Eliza Boom's Diary

My Explosive Adventure Eliza Boom's Diary

Author: Emily Gale Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2014

Eliza Boom is having a blast. With her best friend (well, dog) Einstein, she's on a mission to catch a spy - and banish the class bully while she's at it. All in a day's work for Eliza Boom, assistant inventor ... and wanna-be junior spy. With silliness and mayhem, doodles and disasters - this book is perfect for engaging younger readers.

My Monster Dumper Truck

My Monster Dumper Truck

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2012

What is better - a great big chunky dumper truck or a massive monster crane? A sleek and shiny sports car or a supersonic plane? Find out in this fabulous, funny book filled with the biggest trucks and fastest rockets. And meet two little boys with very big imaginations!

My Monster Dumper Truck

My Monster Dumper Truck

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/07/2011

What is better - a great big chunky dumper truck or a massive monster crane? A sleek and shiny sports car or a supersonic plane? Find out in this fabulous, funny book filled with the biggest trucks and fastest rockets. And meet two little boys with very big imaginations!

Click Clack Crocodile's Back

Click Clack Crocodile's Back

Author: Kathryn White Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/08/2009

Tiger Lily a Heroine for All Seasons!

Tiger Lily a Heroine for All Seasons!

Author: Maeve Friel Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2009

It's autumn, it's blowing a gale and a stranger has appeared in the village who's rumoured to be looking at locations for a blockbuster film. Tiger is determined to do all that she can to turn The Middle of Nowhere into the perfect location, but then the stormy weather takes a turn for the worse and everyone is forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in the Old Jam Factory. As the storm rages, Tiger entertains the village with her version of 1001 Nights - the only problem is, she has just one night to tell all 1001 stories.

Tiger Lily: A Heroine with a Mission

Tiger Lily: A Heroine with a Mission

Author: Maeve Friel Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2008

It's August, there's a heatwave on, and Tiger Lily is feeling the pressure! Rosie, her three-legged greyhound, is running riot and chasing the peacocks from Hannibals' farm - and this time Mum has had enough: Rosie has to go! But, that's not all Tiger Lily has to worry about: Ermina, the Hannibals' new wild boar, and her piglets keep escaping and causing mayhem. The villagers are mounting a protest: can Tiger Lily save their bacon?

Tiger Lily: A Heroine in the Making

Tiger Lily: A Heroine in the Making

Author: Maeve Friel Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2007

Tiger Lily is not just fond of reading, she's obsessed! Her head is full-to-bursting with stories of pirates, wonderlands, daring deeds and buried treasure...And now she's had one of her BIG ideas - she's going to become a heroine and roam the world in search of adventure! There's just one problem - Tiger Lily lives in The Middle of Nowhere where nothing EVER happens! How will she ever escape? The first in a fantastic, funny and heartwarming series about a girl with a huge imagination and some wonderfully BIG ideas!

The Lamb Who Came for Dinner

The Lamb Who Came for Dinner

Author: Steve Smallman Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2007

Press Play Red Banana

Press Play Red Banana

Author: Anne Fine Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2006

An entertaining story from former children's laureate Anne Fine for Egmont's red banana series. Nicky, Tasha and Joe's mum leaves for work early one day and she leaves instructions for them on a cassette-player - all they have to do is press play! Nicky and Tasha must get themselves ready for school and get baby Joe ready for playgroup without waking Dad! They have to get dressed, make porridge for breakfast and find Joe's toy rabbit. Then they have to creep into Dad's bedroom and set the alarm clock for him. But it is very hard to get ready quietly, especially when your baby brother is crying for his toy rabbit! Red bananas are chapter books for newly fluent readers, suitable for NC Level 3 readers. They are carefully designed illustrated books for both entertainment and education, supporting children's understanding of how to read longer books. Red bananas introduce similes and wordplay to encourage an understanding of more literary concepts.

The Witch with a Twitch

The Witch with a Twitch

Author: Layn Marlow Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2005

Kitch was an ordinary Witch's cat but Willa, his witch, was anything but ordinary. Willa is scared of everything! Nightfall makes her nervous, toads made her tremble and spiders made her jump out of her skin! But when Kitch runs away after a serious of magical mishaps Willa fights her fears to rescue Kitch and bring him home safe and sound. Now Willa doesn't worry about spiders, owls or the dark anymore and Kitch was very proud of his brave witch.

The Witch with a Twitch

The Witch with a Twitch

Author: Layn Marlow Illustrator: Joelle Dreidemy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2005

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