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    • ISBN:9781408335901
    • Publication date:01 Oct 2015

I Love My Granny

By Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Emma Dodd

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A celebration of grandparents and the special role they play in family life from an award-winning, bestselling team. The perfect present for every family - on Grandparent's Day, or indeed at any time of the year!

From the author of Giraffes Can't Dance and award-winning team of I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy comes a celebration of grandparents and the special role they play in family life. The joy of spending a fun-filled day with granny is explored with true-to-life humour and lovely pictures. The perfect present for every family - on Grandparent's Day or indeed at any time of the year! - this book will delight time and time again.

From the bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joyful exuberance of young children, and the award-winning Emma Dodd, whose cheerful colours and irrepressible illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.

Biographical Notes

Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling award-winning picture books. For Orchard, these include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean, and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist / philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top selling living poet and an icon of contemporary popular culture. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.

Emma Dodd was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, in a family of artists. As a child she loved the work of Peter Firmin, John Burningham and Gerald Rose and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator. Emma studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. The I Love You range has sold over 500,000 copies and I Love My Mummy won the Bookstart Early Years Award. Emma lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their terrier cross, Buzz, who keeps her fit and provides inspiration. The family like to spend any spare time in North Cornwall, surfing and walking in all weathers.

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  • ISBN: 9781408335918
  • Publication date: 05 Mar 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A warm and humorous celebration of grandparents. — Bookseller
A warm and humorous story — ReadingZone
All her books invite much lingering and looking and capture a close harmony of love, fun and learning — Carousel
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Mad About Trucks and Things That Go

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Nat's Naughty Nits

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'There are nits in the treetops, Nits in the town, Nits on the toilet with their pants pulled down!"When some scritchy-scratchy nits climb on to Nat's head, they get up to all sorts of naughty things... This hilarious tale of getting nits (and getting rid of them) is guaranteed to give children the giggles.With bouncy, rhyming text from Giles Andreae, author of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance, and wonderfully wacky illustrations from rising talent, Jess Mikhail, this book will appeal to any child (young or old!) who's ever wondered exactly what nits get up to...

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I Love My Grandad

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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From the author of Giraffes Can't Dance and the award-winning team behind I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy, comes a celebration of grandparents and the special role they play in family life. The joy of spending a fun-filled day with grandad is explored with true-to-life humour and lovely pictures. The perfect present for every family - on Grandparent's Day, or indeed at any time of the year! - this book will delight time and time again. From bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joys of everyday family life; and award-winning illustrator, Emma Dodd, whose exuberant but tender illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.

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Miraculous Miranda

Siobhan Parkinson
Authors:
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A touching new tale of hope and miracles from the award-winning Siobhan Parkinson.I love Miranda and so will you - Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl Miranda has a Big Imagination, and always wins Word of the Day at school. When her sister Gemma is taken into hospital, Miranda escapes into her own fantasy land, Magnanimous. With giraffe police, ham sandwich trees and a Crystal-Clear Glass Hospital for Getting-Better Children, Magnanimous grows and grows. As her sister gets worse, things Miranda writes seem to trigger small miracles she has been asking for: her gran stops smoking, horrible Darren Hoey is nice to her ... Can Miranda write a miracle for her sister?

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Binny Bewitched

Hilary Mckay
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Be Brave Little Penguin

Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees
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Be Brave Little Penguin is the eagerly awaited new picture book from the creators of the bestselling Giraffe's Can't Dance. Written in true Giles Andreae style, this feel-good rhyming story portrays a positive message about confidence and self-esteem. Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem . . . he's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement - and a whole lot of heart - to finally make that leap!Illustrated with humour and warmth by Guy Parker Rees, this touching tale will soon become a new family favourite.Praise for Giraffes Can't Dance:'All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them' - Daily Telegraph'A rhyming story with superb illustrations' - Independent'This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations' - Junior

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I Love My Birthday

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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I Love My Puppy

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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Seashore

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell
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Ocean

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell
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Mad About Mega Beasts!

Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
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Woodland

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell

Read all about woodlands, where in the world you can find them, what animals and plants live there and how these are dependent on each other. Learn about food chains, seasons and what we can do to protect this important habitat. Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read. Perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

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Rainforest

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell
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Mad About Dinosaurs!

Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz

Discover all your favourite dinosaurs in this rollicking, rhyming prehistoric romp, previously published under the title Dinosaurs Galore.Meet silly Diplodocus, larger-than-life Giganotosaurus, fierce T-Rex and many more in this bestselling picture book from the award-winning creators of Rumble in the Jungle and Mad About Minibeasts!

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The Lion Who Wanted To Love

Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz

Now lions are usually fierce, and lions are meant to be strong,But Leo just wanted to love everybody and play with his friends all day long . . .Leo isn't like other lion cubs. Instead of chasing zebras and antelopes, he wants to make friends and hug them. But can a lion who's so different ever fit in with the rest of the pride?Discover how Leo brings happiness to the jungle in this heart-warming story that little ones will love. A touching rhyming story in a chunky board book format that's just right for small hands.

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It's a Crazy Christmas

Giles Andreae
Authors:
Giles Andreae
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I Love You, Baby

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd

Ten little fingers, ten little toesTwo little ears and one little nose.Two warm cheeks, all rosy and brightA kiss and a cuddle to say goodnight.An exuberant and heartwarming book about the arrival of a new baby from the creators of I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy.One little boy discovers all the wonderful things about his new little sibling in this joyful top-to-toe celebration of babies. A warm-hearted, celebratory book that's perfect for sharing when welcoming a new baby to the family.From bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joyful exuberance of young children, and the award-winning Emma Dodd, whose cheerful colours and irrepressible illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.

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I Love You, Father Christmas

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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I Love My Daddy

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd

From the author of Giraffes Can't Dance and the award-winning team behind I Love My Mummy, comes a celebration of the special relationship between father and child. The joy of spending a fun-filled day with Daddy is explored with true-to-life humour and lovely pictures. The perfect present for every family, this book will delight time and time again. From bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joys of everyday family life; and award-winning illustrator, Emma Dodd, whose exuberant but tender illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.'Simple but touching tribute to the role a dad plays in life' - Daily Mail'The perfect Father's Day present' - Parents in TouchLook out for the other books in the series:I Love My MummyI Love My GrannyI Love My PuppyI Love You Father ChristmasI Love YouI Love You Baby