Jez Alborough - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Jez Alborough is a hugely popular, award-winning author and illustrator of books for children, well-known for his stories about Bobo the chimp, star of Hug, Tall and Yes, as well as his tales about Eddy and the Bear, which inspired a BAFTA-winning animated TV series. He lives in Richmond, Surrey. 

Featured books by Jez Alborough

Other books by Jez Alborough

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2018

Exciting new board book version of the much-loved family favourite. For over 25 years, children have read and loved this fabulous shout-out-loud story of a case of mistaken identity among teddy bears! A phenomenal bestseller, Where's My Teddy? tells the tale of Little Eddy who loses his toy teddy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods - where he's in for a gigantic surprise!

Some Dogs Do

Some Dogs Do

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Send your spirits soaring with this powerful, positive rhyming tale. On the way to school one day, Sid is so full of happiness that he starts to fly. But no one believes him. Dogs don't fly, they say. Poor Sid is miserable, until his dad lets him in on an amazing secret: some dogs do!

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Celebratory 25th anniversary edition of the much-loved family favourite. A case of mistaken identity among teddy bears - and a phenomenal bestseller! Little Eddy loses his toy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods - where he's in for a gigantic surprise.

My Friend Bear

My Friend Bear

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2016

Eddie and the bear are back, but can it be true? Yes! They're inseparable! Eddy is feeling sad and so is the Bear. They both wish they had a friend to talk to. All they've got are their teddies, and teddies can't talk. Or can they? A great first look at friendship and feelings from master picture book maker, Jez Alborough.

It's the Bear!

It's the Bear!

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2016

Eddy doesn't want to go to the woods for a picnic with Mum. He's scared that the huge hungry bear who lives there will make a picnic out of him!

Hug

Hug

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Board book Release Date: 01/06/2016

A tiny chimp invokes the universal language, uniting his friends in a group hug to end all group hugs. Just try to resist Jez Alborough's latest charmer! Ever feel like you need a hug? A really big hug from someone who loves you? That's how Bobo, the little chimp in this book, feels. Walking through the jungle he passes lots of creatures enjoying a cuddle together: elephants, chameleons, lions, giraffes, hippos - even the snakes have got someone special to squeeze. But poor Bobo is alone. Will he ever find the hug he needs? Using only the single word hug throughout the book, this simple, endearing story is told through Jez Alborough's gorgeous, detailed artwork.

Cwtsh

Cwtsh

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2014

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2014

A celebrated picture book is brought to life as a Mini Pop-Up Classic. Eddy's lost his teddy, Freddy. So off the goes to the wood to find him. But the wood is dark and horrible and little Eddy is in for a gigantic surprise! This timeless and well-loved story is brought to life in a special Mini Pop-Up Classic edition, making it the perfect gift and a book to treasure time and time again.

Cuddly Dudley

Cuddly Dudley

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2007

A comically cuddly tale about an irresistibly huggable penguin called Dudley. Dudley is so lovely and cuddly that his brothers and sisters just can't leave him alone - even when he wants some time to himself. So Dudley sets off alone across the tundra, until he discovers that maybe being with friends - and being incredibly cuddly - isn't so bad after all...

Yes

Yes

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2007

Cuddle up with Bobo the chimp in this adorable bedtime tale perfectly combining warmth and simplicity, told using just eight words. YES! Bobo loves bath time. But when Mummy comes to put him to bed, Bobo says NO! Will the naughty little chimp ever get out of the bath and snuggle down to sleep?

Tall

Tall

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2006

Cuddle up with this adorable sequel to the ever-popular, award-winning Hug. Bobo the baby chimp is walking through the jungle. Everyone seems to be taller than he is! So he climbs on top of a lizard, a lion cub, an elephant and even a giraffe in his attempt to be tallest ... until he wobbles, and wobbles ... and slips! Luckily, mummy is there to rescue him. Bobo realizes that sometimes the size you are is the size you're meant to be!

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2004

A case of mistaken identity among teddy bears - and a phenomenal bestseller! A case of mistaken identity among teddy bears - and a phenomenal bestseller! Little Eddy loses his toy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods - where he's in for a gigantic surprise.

Hug

Hug

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2002

A tiny chimp invokes the universal language, uniting his friends in a group hug to end all group hugs. Just try to resist Jez Alborough's latest charmer! Ever feel like you need a hug? A really big hug from someone who loves you? That's how Bobo, the little chimp in this book, feels. Walking through the jungle he passes lots of creatures enjoying a cuddle together: elephants, chameleons, lions, giraffes, hippos - even the snakes have got someone special to squeeze. But poor Bobo is alone. Will he ever find the hug he needs? Using only the single word hug throughout the book, this simple, endearing story is told through Jez Alborough's gorgeous, detailed artwork.

Where's My Teddy?

Where's My Teddy?

Author: Jez Alborough Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/1994

A case of mistaken identity among teddy bears - and a phenomenal bestseller! Little Eddy loses his toy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods - where he's in for a gigantic surprise.

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