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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

David Melling

David Melling is the international bestselling author and illustrator who first came to our attention with the critically acclaimed The Kiss That Missed, and whose The Tale of Jack Frost went from page to animated TV feature, voiced by Hugh Laurie. Here he talks to Graham Marks about how he became a children’s book illustrator, his influences, his passions and why he loves Twitter…

Franklin Watts

Sheep

Katie Dicker
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Katie Dicker

Learn all about sheep: do you know what they eat? Do you know what they need to be happy on the farm?These simple, friendly books look at some of the most common farm animals, showing how they live, what they eat, how they are cared for and why they are important to us. Each book takes on animal and explains its life cycle and its place on the farm. Perfect for readers aged 4 and up.

Franklin Watts

Cow

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Franklin Watts

Pig

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Franklin Watts

Horse

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Learn all about horses: do you know what they eat? Do you know what they need to be happy on the farm?These simple, friendly books look at some of the most common farm animals, showing how they live, what they eat, how they are cared for and why they are important to us. Each book takes on animal and explains its life cycle and its place on the farm. Perfect for readers aged 5 and up.

Franklin Watts

Unsolved Crimes

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Sometimes crimes are committed that never get solved and so they remain a mystery. Delve into the facts behind some of the world's most mysterious crimes including murder, theft and missing persons to find out what we do know about these cold cases and what the possible explanations could be.Real (and possibly not so real) unexplained events are examined in the four books in this series. Strange disappearances, alien visitors, mythical creatures, messages from beyond the grave and strange places steeped in mystery all make an appearance (or should that be disappearance?!) in these fun and informative books.

Franklin Watts

Visitors from Space

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Have people really been abducted by aliens and have there been any real sightings of flying saucers? Delve into the world of the unexplained and the real (or not so real) claims of alien encounters.Real (and possibly not so real) unexplained events are examined in the four books in this series. Strange disappearances, alien visitors, mythical creatures, messages form beyond the grave and strange places steeped in mystery all make an appearance (or should that be disappearance?!) in these fun and informative books.

Franklin Watts

Missing!

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Sometimes people and things just disappear, but how and why? Delve into the circumstances behind some of the world's strangest vanishing acts. Have people really vanished in the Bermuda Triangle and what is so odd about the disappearance of the Mary Celeste? Find out what we do know and what we don't about these incredible mysteries.Real (and possibly not so real) unexplained events are examined in the four books in this series. Strange disappearances, alien visitors, mythical creatures, messages from beyond the grave and strange places steeped in mystery all make an appearance (or should that be disappearance?!) in these fun and informative books.

Franklin Watts

Mysterious Places

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

My Grandparents

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

My Mum

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Looking at the different relationships people have with their mum, and how to build on these relationships and keep them strong.

Wayland

My Brother and Sister

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Looking at the different relationships people have with their brothers and sisters, and how to build on these relationships and keep them strong.

Wayland

To The Jewish Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

I Belong to The Muslim Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

Aids

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

The True Cost of Food

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Where does the food we eat come from? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's food industry? This book looks at the impact our food choices have on our lives and on the environment - both in terms of what we eat and the food we waste. It asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.

Wayland

To The Hindu Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Wayland

To The Buddhist Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker
Wayland

To The Christian Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

Alex Ayliffe

Alex Ayliffe is a bestselling, award-winning writer and artist. Her distinctive papercut illustrations are bright and bold with lots of child appeal. Alex has illustrated many books for children, including the bestselling Dig Dig Digging and Boo Barney, winner of the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award. She lives with her family in Hertfordshire.

Alison Murray

Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and did a variety of jobs, including working as a bookseller and rug designer, before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. Having co-founded a successful interactive media company, Alison moved back to Scotland where she now works as a full-time illustrator. She has a string of successful picture books to her name, including Hare and Tortoise and Apple Pie ABC, both shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards, and Dino Duckling. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and their dog.