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Jason Cockcroft - Illustrator

Jason Cockcroft was born in New Zealand, and raised in Leeds, West Yorkshire. He graduated from Falmouth School of Art in 1994 and has been working as an illustrator of children/s books ever since. Jason has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway award and he won the inaugural Blue Peter Book Award in 2000 for his work on Geraldine McCaughrean’s A Pilgrim's Progress and was the illustrator on the original covers of the final three Harry Potter novels. He is also an accomplished watercolour artist and portrait painter. When he's not drawing and painting, he's usually drinking tea and staring out of the window at nothing in particular. He's very happy to live in a beautiful city that sounds like church bells, smells like chocolate and is invaded by Vikings all year round.

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Bad Mermaids: On the Rocks
Sibéal Pounder - illustrated by Jason Cockcroft
In a nutshell: sparkling, funny underwater adventures | Mermaids Beattie, Zelda and Mimi are absolutely fabulous! Their second adventure streams by, full of underwater hi-jinks all driven by friendship and fun. The little mermaids are in the Crocodile Kingdom (it's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/06/2018
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The Lost Treasure
Holly Webb - illustrated by Jason Cockcroft
In a nutshell: gentle, heart-warming story of friendship and ghost animals The second book in this charming new series takes us back to Penhallow Hall in Cornwall. It's the new home of ten year old Polly, who is now friends...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 13/07/2017
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How to Look After Your Dinosaur
Jason Cockcroft
An unusual pet leads to all sorts of excitement and fun for a little boy and his dog in this charming picture book by Jason Cockroft. Children will love the idea of having a dinosaur to look after, and in...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Moonlight Statue
Holly Webb - illustrated by Jason Cockcroft
In a nutshell: lonely little girl makes friends with ghostly animals Polly and her mum are leaving London for Cornwall. Their old home has very sad associations after Polly's father died in an accident. Mum has a new job as...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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