David Roberts - Hachette Children's Group

David Roberts



David Roberts is a hugely successful illustrator who has illustrated books by Philip Ardagh, Julia Donaldson, Jacqueline Wilson and Chris Priestley. He's also the creator of Dirty Bertie and the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling artist of picture books IGGY PECK, ARCHITECT and ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER. David lives in London.

Orion Children's Books

B is for Bear

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
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Sally Gardner, David Roberts

Orion Children's Books

The Flying Carpet Thief

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
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Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Orion Children's Books

The Matchbox Mysteries

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Contributors:
Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Orion Children's Books

The Vanishing of Billy Buckle

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Contributors:
Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Orion Children's Books

Tinder

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
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Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Orion Children's Books

Three Pickled Herrings

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Contributors:
Sally Gardner, David Roberts

At the Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency, Emily Vole and her friends are beginning to worry. It's five months since their official opening and they still haven't had one case. Then local landowner Sir Walter Cross dies suddenly and mysteriously. The detectives suspect fairy meddling. And when Mr Rollo the tailor mysteriously loses everything and Pan Smith's wedding plans are ruined the night before her big day, they're convinced there must be magic at play. Now they have not one, but three pickled herrings to deal with! Can they solve the mystery of who is stealing people's luck before the meddling fairy goes too far?

Orion Children's Books

Operation Bunny

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
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Sally Gardner, David Roberts

Emily Vole makes headline news in the first weeks of her life, when she is found in an abandoned hatbox in Stansted Airport. Then, only a few years later, her neighbour Mrs String dies leaving Emily a mysterious inheritance: an old shop, a small bunch of golden keys and a cat called Fidget. It's the beginning of an adventure of a lifetime as the old Fairy Detective Agency comes back to life. It is up to Emily to reopen the shop, and recall the fairies to duty. Together they must embark on their first mystery and do battle with their great fairy-snatching enemy, Harpella.

Quercus Children's Books

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties Collection

Daren King, David Roberts
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Daren King, David Roberts
Quercus Children's Books

Phantom Pirates

Daren King, David Roberts
Contributors:
Daren King, David Roberts

It's holler-day time again, but things never run smoothly for our ghosties. Intead of a luxury cruise, the friends find themselves aboard a ship of phantom pirates - how frightful! And when the friendly ghosties discover that the pirates plan to invade a still-alive ship, they simply have to help - after all, it is the polite thing to do!

Quercus Children's Books

Ghostly Holler-Day

Daren King, David Roberts
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Daren King, David Roberts

It's winter, and what better than a ghostly holler-day by the sea? But how are the ghosties to decide between Frighten-on-Sea and Scare-borough? A postcard from their friend Headless Leslie decides for them: Headless is in Frighten and cannot remember how to get home. He wrote the address on the postcard, then he forgot what the address was. So the friends set of on an exciting ghostie caper involving a haunted Frighten pier, a fun fair, and a mysterious phantom magician. But wil it all end in spooky fun or devilish disaster? And will Leslie keep his head?

Quercus Children's Books

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties

Daren King, David Roberts
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Daren King, David Roberts

Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Rusty Chains and friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so mean. When Pamela Fraidy gets locked in the attic by a still-alive, the ghosties are determined to make the still-alives like them. But the more friendly they are - hiding under beds and rushing out to read them a bed-time story, rushing down the chimney to say hello, the meaner the still-alives become; they even go so far as to run out of rooms shrieking!When the family start putting nasty garlic around the house and then call in a priest, the ghostie gloves are off: Tabitha and Charlie decide to call in The Ghoul to sort out the still-alives once and for all: But could the terrifying ghoul prove much more than even the ghosties bargained for?

Quercus Children's Books

School of Meanies

Daren King, David Roberts
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Daren King, David Roberts
Quercus Children's Books

Peter the Penguin Pioneer

Daren King, David Roberts
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Daren King, David Roberts

This book is for penguins only. If you're not a penguin, stop reading now or I'll slap you with my flippers!'Fresh from a jungle trip, Peter, his exuberant assistant Punky and their friend Harold discover their beloved ice-skating rink has been over-populated with some dubious-looking penguins. Determined to weasel them out and return their rink to its former glory, Peter and Punky embark on an adventure involving flying fish, silly snowmen, angry polar bears and a bunch of very sneaky squirrels.

Hodder Children's Books

Holiday Mania at the House of Fun

Jon Blake, David Roberts
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Jon Blake, David Roberts
Hodder Children's Books

Crazy Party at the House of Fun

Jon Blake, David Roberts
Contributors:
Jon Blake, David Roberts

It is December, and Stinky and friends hit on the idea of inviting everyone they know to the House of Fun for Christmas. Since the Spoonheads have sucked up all the adults into their space zoo, the three great mates are free to have the craziest party the world has ever seen. They invite all their friends. At this point the Brain Drain arrives. Created by the Spoonheads, the Brain Drain is rather like a Blood Bank, except it siphons out a small (unimportant) portion of each donor's brain in order to revitalise Blue Soup. This is the first time since the Spoonheads' departure that the Brain Drain has visited.Icky, Stinky and Bryan all give brains. Next day, replies start arriving from their invitations. They are delighted, until they realize they can no longer remember what Christmas is. The Brain Drain has evidently malfunctioned ...

Hodder Children's Books

Stinky Finger's House of Fun

Jon Blake, David Roberts
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Jon Blake, David Roberts