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Helen Craig - Illustrator

Books by Helen Craig

Angelina at the Palace

Angelina at the Palace

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/01/2022

Angelina teaches the princesses of Mouseland to dance in this classic bestselling picture book back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition with foil on the cover! Angelina can't believe her luck! Miss Lilly has invited her to the Royal Palace of Mouseland to help teach the three princesses a special dance. But on the very first morning, Miss Lilly comes down with the flu and asks Angelina to teach the princesses on her own! Angelina is nervous. Will she be able to fill Miss Lilly's shoes?

Angelina and Alice

Angelina and Alice

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2021

The classic bestselling picture book Angelina and Alice is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition, making it a perfect gift for fans both new and old! Angelina and Alice love doing gymnastics together. The only difference is Alice can do perfect handstands, while Angelina can't. When Angelina falls down, all the older children laugh-and Alice giggles, too. In the end, Angelina and Alice learn the importance of teamwork and become the best of friends all over again. (c)2021 Helen Craig Ltd. and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig.

Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2021

Angelina loves being a big sister in this 8x8 storybook featuring foil on the cover! It's a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Angelina's dad announces it's too nice out to stay indoors, so they take a family trip to the park! At first, Angelina and her sister, Polly, have a great time riding the carousel, flying a kite, and playing on the swings. But then Polly starts to feel sad that her big sister does everything better. If Angelina can convince her that someday soon she'll be able to do everything Angelina does, this can still be the best family fun day ever! (c)2021 Helen Craig Ltd. and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig.

Angelina Ballerina at Ballet School

Angelina Ballerina at Ballet School

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2021

Angelina twirls her way back to ballet school and learns to overcome her stumbles in this 8x8 storybook featuring foil on the cover! Angelina can't wait to go to Miss Lilly's Ballet School again after summer break. But then Angelina accidentally embarrasses herself in front of the whole class, and suddenly, she isn't so enthusiastic about returning to ballet school anymore. With the encouragement of her family and friends, Angelina learns that everyone makes mistakes, but that shouldn't stop her from doing what she loves most: dancing! (c) 2021 Helen Craig Ltd and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird, and Helen Craig.

Angelina's Baby Sister

Angelina's Baby Sister

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

The classic bestselling picture book, Angelina's Baby Sister, is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition perfect for Angelina fans new and old! Can Angelina sashay her way through all the changes a baby brings? Angelina Ballerina thinks she's the luckiest mouse in the world-she's going to be a big sister! But being a big sister means change, and sometimes change can be hard. When her baby sister arrives, Angelina feels like no one has time for her anymore. They only want to fuss over Polly. Suddenly, Angelina doesn't feel so lucky anymore. But with time-and a lot of love from her family-Angelina realizes that being a big sister is the role she was born to play.

Angelina Loves

Angelina Loves

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2021

Discover all the things Angelina Ballerina loves in this super chubby board book that's perfect for sharing with someone you love! Angelina Ballerina loves lots of things! There's her family and dancing of course-with her ballet class at Miss Lilly's ballet school. And cartwheeling around the playground with her BFF, Alice. Fans of Angelina will love reading about everything Angelina loves (and probably things they love, too!) (c) 2019 Helen Craig Ltd and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird, and Helen Craig.

Dancing Day

Dancing Day

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2021

Pirouette into Angelina Ballerina's enchanting world with this adorable board book about Angelina's wonderful day-a day full of dancing! Today is a dancing day for Angelina! She brushes her teeth while practicing her plies, she points her toes while she eats breakfast, and she leaps across the schoolyard. Soon it's her favorite time of day-ballet class! But the dancing doesn't stop there...Angelina's family takes her to a real ballet performance with many more special treats to follow. It is a cozy end to a very happy day because the only thing better than dancing is being with family! (c) 2020 Helen Craig Ltd and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird, and Helen Craig.

Angelina Ballerina Loves Ice-Skating!

Angelina Ballerina Loves Ice-Skating!

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Board book Release Date: 10/12/2020

Angelina Ballerina trades ballet slippers for ice skates in this sweet original board book featuring a sparkly foil cover-a perfect winter gift for young dancers and skaters alike! It is the first day of winter, which means one thing for Angelina: ice-skating at Miller's Pond! Then she finds out that the rink is closed because of snow. Has Angelina missed her chance to twirl across the ice? (c) 2020 Helen Craig Ltd and Katharine Holabird. The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird, and Helen Craig.

Angelina and the Princess

Angelina and the Princess

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The classic bestselling picture book Angelina and the Princess is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition perfect for Angelina fans new and old! Angelina hopes to dance the starring role in an upcoming performance for the Royal Ballet, but instead is cast in a tiny part. She is so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet. Eventually, though, she decides to work hard for her friends in the performance. Angelina's decision leads to an unexpected turn of events-and a happy ending for everyone!

Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

In an encore performance, Angelina Ballerina returns in this refreshed picture book from acclaimed author Katharine Holabird and celebrated artist Helen Craig! Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants nothing more than to be a ballerina. She dances all the time-at home, at school, even in her dreams! In fact, she's so busy dancing that she forgets all about the other things she's supposed to do, like cleaning her room and joining her family for breakfast! Her parents don't know what to do-especially after her arabesques in the kitchen knock over the milk! Then one day they come up with an idea that will change Angelina's life forever... With Katharine Holabird's lively writing and Helen Craig's charming illustrations, the original story, now refreshed and re-released, will continue keeping a whole new generation of young ballerinas leaping with delight.

The Bunny Who Found Easter Gift Edition

The Bunny Who Found Easter Gift Edition

Author: Charlotte Zolotow Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2018

Where is Easter? asked the little bunny eagerly. But the old owl had dozed off to sleep again in the sun. It must be some place East, thought the bunny and he set off searching. A lonely bunny goes hunting for Easter, where he hopes to find other bunnies. His search takes him through summer, fall, and winter, but only in spring does he find what he's been looking for all along. This special gift edition, now in paper-over-board format, includes a striking new cover and gorgeous endpapers.

A Finder's Magic

A Finder's Magic

Author: Philippa Pearce Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

A beautifully crafted fantastical mystery from Philippa Pearce, one of the twentieth century's greatest children's novelists, with beautiful illustrations by Helen Craig. A mysterious stranger called Mr Finder offers to help Till find his dog, and they interview various witnesses including a heron, a mole, a riddling cat - and Miss Mousey, whose sketch of a peaceful riverbank offers a vital clue. The quest to find Bess is full of magic but Till begins to mistrust his supposed ally Mr Finder - until at last he realizes the truth, and they track down the real culprit, a finder who likes to keep what he finds. At the end of this enchanting story Till is reunited with his beloved Bess and a new book - of the story - will be born.

Amy's Three Best Things

Amy's Three Best Things

Author: Philippa Pearce Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2014

A wonderfully reassuring bedtime book about staying away from home for the very first time by two major children's-book talents. Amy is going to stay with her granny on her own and she packs her three best things to take with her. On the first night she misses her family and one of her three best things - a little mat - turns into a magic carpet and flies her home to see they're all right. The second night her little horse gallops her back. But the third night, when she sails home in a magic boat, the family aren't there. Amy cries all the way back to Granny's where she finds her mum, brother and dog waiting for her. They have come early so they can all go to a funfair the next day. A wonderfully reassuring, magical tale, written by Philippa Pearce and beautifully imagined by Helen Craig.

Amy's Three Best Things

Amy's Three Best Things

Author: Philippa Pearce Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2013

A wonderfully reassuring bedtime book about staying away from home for the very first time by two major children's book talents. Amy is going to stay with her granny on her own and she packs her three best things to take with her. On the first night she misses her family and one of her three best things - a little mat - turns into a magic carpet and flies her home to see they're all right. The second night her little horse gallops her back. But the third night, when she sails home in a magic boat, the family aren't there. Amy cries all the way back to Granny's where she finds her mum, brother and dog waiting for her. They have come early so they can all go to a funfair the next day. A wonderfully reassuring, magical tale, written by Philippa Pearce and beautifully imagined by Helen Craig.

Angelina Ballerina's Dress-up and Dance Show

Angelina Ballerina's Dress-up and Dance Show

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2009

It's Grandma's birthday and there is no time to lose as Angelina and her friends prepare to put on a very special surprise dressing-up dance show. Join in the fun as they search out costumes and plan the performance in this brand-new story. Then it's time to put on your very own dressing-up show. Pop out the stage, choose a set and matching costumes, then dress Angelina, Alice and Henry ready for your special performance. Bravo!

Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina

Author: Katharine Holabird Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2008

Angelina is a little mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina. She dances all the time, even when she's supposed to be doing chores or getting ready for school. Mr and Mrs Mouseling are in despair, but then they think of a plan. They decide it's time for Angelina to go to ballet school! She works hard for years and years until she becomes the famous ballerina Mademoiselle Angelina! All little fans of Angelina will love this gorgeous anniverary edition which comes with a paperback copy of the original picture book and a fun guide full of hints and tips on how to be a ballet star.

This Is the Bear and the Bad Little Girl

This Is the Bear and the Bad Little Girl

Author: Sarah Hayes Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2003

The boy, the bear and the dog are the best of friends. One day, the boy and the bear are sharing an ice cream together in a cafe, but when a little girl takes a fancy to the bear and snatches him, the dog and the boy have to act fast!

This Is the Bear and the Picnic Lunch

This Is the Bear and the Picnic Lunch

Author: Sarah Hayes Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2003

The boy, the bear and the dog are the best of friends. One day, the boy prepares a picnic and leaves the bear in charge of it while he goes to find his shoes and socks. But guess who runs off with it while he's away?

This Is the Bear

This Is the Bear

Author: Sarah Hayes Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2003

The boy, the bear and the dog are the best of friends. But one day the bear gets lost and has to be searched for high and low.

This Is the Bear

This Is the Bear

Author: Sarah Hayes Illustrator: Helen Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/1994

The boy, the bear and the dog are the best of friends. But one day the bear gets lost and has to be searched for high and low.

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