Peter Utton - Hachette Children's Group

Peter Utton



Peter Utton is an author and illustrator of children's picture books. Peter has written and illustrated seven books including The Witch's Hand which won the Austrian Children's Book Prize, was runner-up of The Mother Goose Award and shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also illustrated over forty books by other authors - the most recent of which - Keep Out!, Help! and the forthcoming It's the Troll! written by Sally Grindley and published by Hodder - follow the same wonderfully innovative and interactive format as the award-winning Shhh!, winner of The Children's Book Prize and runner-up for the Smarties Prize.
Hodder Children's Books

It's the Troll

Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Sally Grindley, Peter Utton

An interactive lift-the-flap retelling of a classic fairy tale, following the success of the bestselling Shhh! - will keep children hooked!There is no grass left and the goats are starving! On the other side of the river the fields are bursting with fresh green grass... but they need your help to get past the nasty troll!Based on The Three Billy Goats Gruff, children can lift the flaps and peep through the holes as they follow the adventure.Praise for Shhh!: 'This book is FANTASTIC for storytime with a group of children. It's great to read it with inflection, pretending to be scared of the giant and telling the kids to SHHH!' Goodreads reviewer'I have worked in a pre-school for 24 years and this is by far their favourite book. The children sit there quietly and as you read the book they are hooked!' Amazon reviewer

Hodder Children's Books

Help!

Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Hodder Children's Books

Keep Out!

Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Sally Grindley, Peter Utton

A long-awaited sequel to the award-winning and bestselling Shhh!Based on Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Keep Out! physically involves the reader in the narrative and adventure. Can you get through the book without coming face-to-face with a scary bear? What will you do if you see one? Why shut the book of course! Young children can lift the flaps as they follow the adventure.

Hodder Children's Books

Shhh! Lift-the-Flap Book

Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
Franklin Watts

Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway

Malachy Doyle, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Malachy Doyle, Peter Utton

When the Irish giant Finn MacCool boasts that he is the strongest giant in the world, the Scottish giant Benadonner is determined to beat him. And Benadonner is much bigger than Finn! Can Finn's wife save her husband?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 2 stories are told in chapters in under 1000 words.

Franklin Watts

My Dad's a Balloon

Malachy Doyle, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Malachy Doyle, Peter Utton

In this fun, fantasy story, a little girl blows her dad's finger and he becomes a huge floaty balloon bumping round the sitting room and whizzing round the garden. Will he ever come down to earth?The Hopscotch series features brightly illustrated, exciting stories with under 400 words by top authors and illustrators for children who are building their reading confidence.

Orion Children's Books

The Nursery Storybook

Georgie Adams, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Georgie Adams, Peter Utton
Orchard Books

The Orchard Book Of Viking Stories

Robert Swindells, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Robert Swindells, Peter Utton

The fiery world of the Vikings is filled with amazing adventures and acts of courage. Battles with mighty giants, demons and dwarves abound and superhuman gods - Thor, Odin and many more - leap from the pages. These retellings will fire every child's imagination. All the drama, magica and mystery of Robert Swindells' stories are captured in Peter Utton's illustrations, which bring the world of the Vikings so vividly to life.