Ada Grey - Illustrator

Books by Ada Grey

Being a Princess is Very Hard Work

Being a Princess is Very Hard Work

Author: Sarah KilBride Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Being a princess is very hard work, there's so much to do it would drive you berserk! Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a REAL princess? How many thrones you need to sit on and how many hands you have to shake? Not to mention how many frogs you're supposed to kiss ... ?! BLEURGH. Perhaps being a regular girl is better after all ... A hilarious feel-good story for all would-be princesses to help teach them they are perfect just as they are. From the author of the bestselling Princess Evie's Ponies series, and illustrator of the bestselling Royal Baby series.

Being a Princess is Very Hard Work

Being a Princess is Very Hard Work

Author: Sarah KilBride Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Being a princess is very hard work, there's so much to do it would drive you berserk! Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a REAL princess? How many thrones you need to sit on and how many hands you have to shake? Not to mention how many frogs you're supposed to kiss ... ?! BLEURGH. Perhaps being a regular girl is better after all ... A hilarious feel-good story for all would-be princesses to help teach them they are perfect just as they are. From the author of the bestselling Princess Evie's Ponies series, and illustrator of the bestselling Royal Baby series.

Rockabye Pirate

Rockabye Pirate

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Rock-a-bye pirate, in the crow's nest Mummy says bedtime, and Mummy knows best. You've had your adventures, you've sailed the high seas, So under the covers and go to sleep, please. After sailing the seven seas and making other pirates walk the plank, Rockabye Pirate is sleepy. There'll be no more yo-ho-hoing and no more 'A-harr me hearties!' It's time for loot-filled lullabies and dreams of buried treasure. Join Rockabye Pirate in this glorious bedtime book - perfect for sleepy pirates everywhere!

Rockabye Pirate

Rockabye Pirate

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Rock-a-bye pirate, in the crow's nest Mummy says bedtime, and Mummy knows best. You've had your adventures, you've sailed the high seas, So under the covers and go to sleep, please. After sailing the seven seas and making other pirates walk the plank, Rockabye Pirate is sleepy. There'll be no more yo-ho-hoing and no more 'A-harr me hearties!' It's time for loot-filled lullabies and dreams of buried treasure. Join Rockabye Pirate in this glorious bedtime book - perfect for sleepy pirates everywhere!

More People to Love Me

More People to Love Me

Author: Mo O'Hara Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2016

A reassuring message for any child with an extended family . . . This little girl's family is huge! The only way to show how huge would be to draw a family tree. With a step-mum, a step-dad, four brothers and sisters, and a whole lot of grandparents, her family tree has a lot of branches - and a lot of people to love her. Mo O'Hara's warm and playful story will speak to any young child with an extended or step-family. Accompanied by Ada Grey's charming illustrations, More People To Love Me is a gorgeous book which shows that families come in all shapes and sizes.

More People to Love Me

More People to Love Me

Author: Mo O'Hara Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

A reassuring message for any child with an extended family . . . This little girl's family is huge! The only way to show how huge would be to draw a family tree. With a step-mum, a step-dad, four brothers and sisters, and a whole lot of grandparents, her family tree has a lot of branches - and a lot of people to love her. Mo O'Hara's warm and playful story will speak to any young child with an extended family. Accompanied by Ada Grey's charming illustrations, More People To Love Me is a gorgeous book which shows that families come in all shapes and sizes.

School for Dads

School for Dads

Author: Adam Guillain, Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

A funny, rhyming school story that makes a lovely Father's Day gift, from the authors of Spaghetti with the Yeti and the illustrator of Poo in the Zoo! and Hippobottymus. Has your dad started getting a bit slack? Always late to pick you up, looking at his phone too much? Then you need to get him down to School for Dads right away! And you might learn that he's really a brilliant dad after all . . . Father and daughter swap places in this colourful, heartwarming jaunt that's great to read aloud and is a joyous celebration of dads in all their shapes and sizes! Perfect for boys and girls aged 3 and over. Adam Guillain is a performance storyteller and was the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Writer in Residence. Charlotte Guillain is a prolific author of children's fiction, non-fiction and picture books, and together they have created the hugely successful George's Amazing Adventures series. Ada Grey studied illustration and later took a role in design. Moving back into illustration, Ada set about designing her own unique picture book style. Characterised by an energetic palate, adorable, lively characters and a delicate use of texture, Ada's work has a whimsical, boutique feel. She is the illustrator behind Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby and I Love You Just the Way You Are.

The Royal Baby's Big Red Bus Tour of London

The Royal Baby's Big Red Bus Tour of London

Author: Martha Mumford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2016

It's a beautiful day, and the Royal Family are sunning themselves in the Palace Gardens. The royal babies' grandad is even having a bit of a snooze - what bliss! When all of a sudden -- BEEP BEEP! BEEP BEEP! It's the Big Red Bus, and it's come to take the Royal Family on a tour of London! With so much to see, the city is their oyster, with the Royal Family hopping off at the Natural History Museum, London Zoo, the London Eye and Tower Bridge. They even ride a water taxi to Greenwich, before it's finally time for - you've guessed it - a spot of shopping! The Royal Baby's Big Red Bus Tour of London is the next installment in the brilliantly bonkers and fabulously funny Royal Baby series that's perfect for fans of London, the Royal Family and crackingly good stories.

Santa Baby

Santa Baby

Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

After finding two abandoned presents, Santa Baby and Roo embark on a race against time to deliver the gifts. But as they speed across the skies, they come across a few ... distractions. Well, Santa's job isn't as easy as it looks! And after a slight mis-hap involving their sleigh and a chimney, Santa Baby realises just how much he needs his dad. Luckily, Santa is just two jingles away, and the journey back home is the most magical of all ... ... Roo and Santa baby felt a tingling in their toes, they held their breath and gave a squeak as up, up, up they rose. Then suddenly they took a dive and with one great big swoop ... Roo and Santa Baby did a GIANT LOOP-THE-LOOP!

Poo in the Zoo

Poo in the Zoo

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2015

There was tiger poo, lion poo, prickly porcupine poo, Plummeting giraffe poop that landed with a splat. Dollops of gnu poo, bouncy kangaroo poo, A trail of drippy droppings from a fat wombat! Zoo Keeper Bob is exhausted. There's too much poo in the zoo - and he's the one who has to scoop it up. Then one day, a mysterious glowing poo appears! Could it be alien poop from outer space? And what on EARTH will Bob do with it? Perfect for fans of The Dinosaur who Pooped Christmas, children will laugh out loud at this gloriously poopy, funny picture book! Packed with humour, the romping rhyme and deliciously cheeky wordplay is a joy to read aloud. From the author of Dragon Stew, Steve Smallman and illustrator, Ada Grey (Shh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby). If you like this book, then you'll LOVE Cock-a-Doodle-Poo, also by Steve Smallman

Poo in the Zoo

Poo in the Zoo

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/07/2015

There was tiger poo, lion poo, prickly porcupine poo, Plummeting giraffe poop that landed with a splat. Dollops of gnu poo, bouncy kangaroo poo, A trail of drippy droppings from a fat wombat! Zoo Keeper Bob is exhausted. There's too much poo in the zoo - and he's the one who has to scoop it up. Then one day, a mysterious glowing poo appears! Could it be alien poop from outer space? And what on EARTH will Bob do with it? Perfect for fans of The Dinosaur who Pooped Christmas, children will laugh out loud at this gloriously poopy, funny picture book! Packed with humour, the romping rhyme and deliciously cheeky wordplay is a joy to read aloud. From the author of Dragon Stew, Steve Smallman and illustrator, Ada Grey (Shh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby). If you like this book, then you'll LOVE Cock-a-Doodle-Poo, also by Steve Smallman

Hooray! It's a New Royal Baby!

Hooray! It's a New Royal Baby!

Author: Martha Mumford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2015

The Royal Palace is in chaos yet AGAIN, but what on earth could be the cause of all the excitement? Yes, you've guessed it - there's a new baby on the way! The nursery has been prepared (royal rocking horse? Check! Royal teddy bears? Check!), the balloons and bunting are up (the young prince's auntie is quite the party planner, you know) and the welcome committee is ready and waiting at the palace gates. Everyone is excited. Everyone, EXCEPT the Royal Baby. Waaah! Waaah! Waaah! Oh dear. Is there enough room in the palace for TWO royal babies? It looks like the Duke and Duchess have got their work cut out for them! A brilliantly funny follow-up to Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby! and Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!, and the perfect book for all Royal Baby fans.

Hippobottymus

Hippobottymus

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2015

Plinkety-plonk! Tweetily-tweet! The jungle animals are making music to the sound of the bubbling creek! But - goodness me! - what is that naughty hippo up to? A bonkers, musical rhyming story with a laugh-out-loud, farting surprise! Dance and sing along to the musical noises - and bottoms - of the animals in this funny book by the award-winning author, Steve Smallman (Big Bear's Bottom, Dragon Stew). Kids will love the bright and lively illustrations from Ada Grey (Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby). Packed with laughs and rhymes, Hippobottymus is the perfect picture book for parents and children to read aloud.

Hippobottymus

Hippobottymus

Author: Steve Smallman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/04/2015

Plinkety-plonk! Tweetily-tweet! The jungle animals are making music to the sound of the bubbling creek! But - goodness me! - what is that naughty hippo up to? A bonkers, musical rhyming story with a laugh-out-loud, farting surprise! Dance and sing along to the musical noises - and bottoms - of the animals in this funny book by the award-winning author, Steve Smallman (Bear's Big Bottom, Dragon Stew). Kids will love the bright and lively illustrations from Ada Grey (Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby). Packed with laughs and rhymes, Hippobottymus is the perfect picture book for parents and children to read aloud.

I Love You Just The Way You Are

I Love You Just The Way You Are

Author: Tammi Salzano Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2014

A joyful and exuberant celebration of the unconditional love between parent and child from exciting new illustrator Ada Grey (Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby!) and author Tammi Salzano. This touching story follows a mother and son from morning to bedtime. Little ones will recognise familiar activities such as dressing-up, reading, painting, having a bath and saying goodnight. I Love You Just the Way You Are's playful rhyming text is a pleasure to read aloud - perfect for snuggling down with your preschooler before bed.

I Love You Just The Way You Are

I Love You Just The Way You Are

Author: Tammi Salzano Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2014

A joyful and exuberant celebration of the unconditional love between parent and child from exciting new illustrator Ada Grey (Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby!) and author Tammi Salzano. This touching story follows a mother and son from morning to bedtime. Little ones will recognise familiar activities such as dressing-up, reading, painting, having a bath and saying goodnight. I Love You Just the Way You Are's playful rhyming text is a pleasure to read aloud - perfect for snuggling down with your preschooler before bed.

Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!

Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!

Author: Martha Mumford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

The Royal Palace is in chaos yet again - not since the Royal Baby's birth has there been so much excitement! Why? Well it's the Royal Baby's first birthday, of course, and the palace is awash with activity! There's the cake to think about, balloons, presents - and don't forget the bouncy castle and the Royal Baby's favourite game of Pin the Tail on the Corgi. The Queen may even do a spot of parachuting - it is a special occasion, after all. Busily brilliant and fabulously funny, Happy Birthday, Royal Baby! is the must-have picture book, perfect for all little ones.

Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby!

Shhh! Don't Wake the Royal Baby!

Author: Martha Mumford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2013

It's chaos at the Royal Palace - the Royal Baby just won't go to sleep. Waaaaah! Waaaaah! Waaaaah! The Royal Family has tried everything to pacify the little bundle of joy - from proferring the golden royal dummy to death-defying parachute jumps with the Queen. But, just when the little one seems to be settling, another disturbance is just around the corner. From yip-yapping corgis to marching guards and noisy party planning, the palace is awash with noise. Will it ever be peaceful enough to lull the baby off to sleep? A laugh-out-loud celebration of the new addition to the Royal Family, guaranteed to raise a few giggles.

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