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A Year Full of Stories

By Georgie Adams
Illustrated by Selina Young

  • Hardback
  • £20.00

A fabulous treasure trove of 366 original stories, pictures and rhymes - something for every day of the year and for every child's birthday.

In the tradition of Richard Scarry, this is a fabulous treasure trove of 366 original stories, pictures and rhymes - something for every day of the year and for every child's birthday. Brimming with clever and humorous story-telling and glorious full colour illustrations, A YEAR FULL OF STORIES will delight and become a firm family favourite.

Biographical Notes

Georgie Adams was born in Tunbridge Wells, and grew up in Kent and Sussex. She was an editor for many years in the UK and Australia, was co-director of a small publishing company in London, before becoming a successful writer of children's books. She has written over 70 books, mostly for young children. Georgie is married to artist and printmaker, Tom Adams, has two daughters and three stepchildren, and lives in a rural part of North Cornwall, overlooking the Kensey Valley.

Selina Young was a very popular and well-known illustrator. She died in 2006.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444007435
  • Publication date: 07 Nov 2013
  • Page count: 264
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
I enjoyed reading this book and guessing what Murdoch would do next — Gracie Hurley, aged 7, Kidaround.biz
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Early Reader: Three Little Snowmen

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Murdoch Mole Digs for Gold

Georgie Adams, Pippa Curnick
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The Three Little Astronauts

Georgie Adams, Emily Bolam
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A brand new Early Reader adventure in THE THREE LITTLE. . . series from author and illustrator team Georgie Adams and Emily Bolam. Join the Three Little Astronauts on their first journey into space!Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Meet the Three Little Astronauts - Rikki, Jenna and Leo, and join them on an out of this world adventure where they take a wrong turn, meet a space dinosaur and come face to face with evil villian Zarl!

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Quick Quack Quentin

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How Many Legs?

Kes Gray, Jim Field
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The Three Little Vampires

Georgie Adams, Emily Bolam
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Chesney Runs into Trouble

Kes Gray, Mary Mcquillan
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Nanny Fox & the Three Little Pigs

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The Three Little Magicians

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Baby On Board

Kes Gray, Sarah Nayler
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A reissue of Kes Gray's first picture book for Hodder and Sarah Nayler's first ever picture book. It is a funny, colourful, and clever book that will provide perfect entertainment for young children.The story traces the 9 months during which a family await the birth of a new baby. Written from the eyes of a small child, we are given hilariously funny descriptions of the development of the baby in Mum's tummy and accounts of family life as the baby's birth draws near. Each month, the pages in the book get bigger, reflecting increase of time and size, until at the end the pages are full size, as is the baby, ready to be born.This book will appeal to all young children, and will assist their understanding and development.'A clear, often witty, text combines perfectly with the pictures to make this a most original picture book.' - Books For Keeps

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Worries Go Away!

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From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue and Leave Me Alone comes a comforting and compelling story about worries and self-esteem.When a little girl feels worried she goes into a world of her own. At first the world is full of cream cakes and cola but soon the worries begin to take hold... Only her family and friends can help.The gentle rhymes and imaginative illustrations give a difficult subject a wonderfully light touch. A must-have for any child. Illustrated by the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2013 and a New York Times bestselling artist.Praise for Mum and Dad Glue: 'An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce.' - Kate Skipper, Waterstone's Buyer

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Complete eBook Collection

Georgie Adams
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Nanny Fox

Georgie Adams, Selina Young
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Arnold Fox loves chickens - not to eat, just as friends. So Arnold packs his bags and goes to the farm where he becomes Nanny Fox to Mrs Buff Orpington's six fluffy chicks. But one night his brother and sister come hunting...

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Murdoch Mole's Big Idea

Georgie Adams, Chris Fisher
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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.On Monday the oak tree blew down. Murdoch Mole was perfectly certain it was all his doing. On Wednesday Murdoch had a BIG idea. By Thursday Murdoch was nothing more than an ordinary mole with big ideas. By Sunday Murdoch was a somebody!

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Noah's Ark

Georgie Adams, Anna Cynthia Leplar
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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Georgie Adams' retelling of the story of Noah and the flood is written with delightful simplicity, and illustrated with charming soft watercolours in this full colour book, perfect for Early Readers.

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Nurse Nibbles and her Get Well Friends

Kes Gray, Mary Mcquillan
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Oh dear! Hamish the Hamster got his whiskers caught up in his wheel. Dipak the Dalmatian's spots came out in stripes. Paul the Python's tail is is a knot and Connie the Crocodile broke her tooth biting a rhino's bottom! But don't worry, with a bit of tender loving care from Nurse Nibbles, they'll soon feel better.Get Well Friends' toys and books have real play and care values. Each loveable character comes not only with a name, but an instant personality and a humorous story to tell. Each book contains over 50 stickers.'A vibrant new set of animal characters. These are stories told with humour, but with a real sense of empathy and understanding.' - The GuardianTo find out more about children's author Kes Gray, visit www.kesgray.comFor games to play, books to read, and toys to nurse, visit www.getwellfriends.com

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The First Christmas

Georgie Adams, Anna Cynthia Leplar
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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.The story of the birth of Jesus and the first Christmas re-told with delightful simplicity, and illustrated with charming soft watercolours. Both text and pictures are designed to make this the perfect introduction to the Nativity story for very young children.

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Berry and the Amazing Maze

Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
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Meet the Railway Rabbits! Join the irrepressible Longears family as they get in and out of scrapes, meet new friends, and perform daring rescues. But Burdock the buzzard and the terrifying Red Dragon, are always on the lookout for naughty rabbits who stray too far from home...A field of ripe sweetcorn is fun to explore, until Berry gets lost in the maze and is chased by a terrifying harvester! Heartwarming, hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant new animal adventure series from a best selling children's author.

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Bracken and the Wild Bunch

Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
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Leave Me Alone

Kes Gray, Lee Wildish
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From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue comes an important story to help raise awareness at home or at school about stopping bullying.A little boy is feeling sad because every day he has to face a bully. But this story's little boy also has friends. A frog, a cat, a rabbit, a cow, and other animal friends insist on helping him, even after he tells them: "There's nothing you can do for me/ There's nothing you can say." Fortunately, he is mistaken, because the next time the bully approaches, they all join with him and shout, "LEAVE HIM ALONE!" And it works! The bully turns around and goes away.The gently clever use of rhyming verse gives a difficult subject a wonderfully light touch. A must-have for any child who has to deal with bullies.'An empowering story.' - Books for Keeps