Mick Inkpen's Kipper

Mick Inkpen

Kipper

Kipper is loved by millions of children the world over. Optimistic and curious, mischievous and funny -- Kipper captivates children with his unforgettable charm. This BAFTA award-winning name is a firm favourite with parents too.
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Kipper Activity Sheets

The Kipper stories are firm favourites with booksellers, teachers and librarians, as well as with parents and children and have sold millions worldwide. There are loads of Kipper activities to do -- download them here!
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One Year With Kipper

By Mick Inkpen

A beautiful reissue of a picture book classic to celebrate 25 years of Kipper!

Kipper has made a new year resolution not to throw snowballs at Tiger. He manages to keep to this for a whole month, but in February it snows!

Kipper and Tiger have fun every month as the photos that Kipper takes show. And at the end of the year, Kipper finds out that Tiger hasn't forgotten the snowball in February!

Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author.

'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
'Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.' Practical Parenting

CharmingA lovely story, laid out in a simple way that is easy for children to followFun and accessible ... wonderfulA wonderful way for yong children to pick up on the different aspects of the changing seasonsA charming story...Mick Inkpen's genius knows no bounds ...incredible... fulll of superb images and...is brimming with great words.'...a delightful narrative...Another delightful title...

REVIEWS ON KIPPER'S A TO Z

Kipper's A-Z, an alphabet book with a great Kipper story included, is destined to be a firm favourite among everyone this Christmas.

An alphabet adventure starring Kipper, his little friend Arnold and a delightful new character, Zebra.Just about the cutest puppy in a favourite series achieves a stellar new successAdorable, breezy, clever, this is the alphabet book of choiceA fun way to learn abou thte months and seasons, it has lots of touchtstones for toddlers to identify with.Cuddle up with Kipper! A beautiful reissue of a picture book classic from multimillion-selling author Mick Inkpen to celebrate 25 years of Kipper!Kipper sales are in the millions - this book alone has sold over 80,000 copies.Superb story introduces the 12 months of the year.A wonderful way to help children attain their Early Learning Goals and National curriculum Key stage 1 skills regarding literacy.Kipper is everyone's favourite puppy - Best in Show for 25 years!
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Kipper's Little Friends

By Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen's Kipper has been a star of picture books and animation for 25 years. This new story will captivate a new generation of children. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author.

Kipper and Arthur are talking about baby animals. A baby owl must be an owlet, so a baby frog is a froglet and a baby hedgehog can only be a hoglet... But what is a baby dog called? Do you know?

A charming tale about animals - and growing up.

'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

A true classicA charming taleKipper's stories continue to delight children after 25 years...A charming tale about animals and growing upCuddle up with Kipper! The first new Kipper title for six years - published to celebrate Kipper's 25th birthday!The first new Kipper title in six years! Published to celebrate 25 years of Kipper.Explores the idea of baby animal names - children will love to point out Kipper's mistakes!Kipper is a household name and a BAFTA award-winning character.Mick Inkpen is one of the greatest children's authors, whose books sell millions the world over.The Kipper books' sales total over 1.5 million in the UK alone. The previous Kipper book - Hide Me, Kipper - has sold over 53,000 copies in the UK to date.
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Kipper Activity Book 1

By Mick Inkpen
Kipper is a favourite amongst children and adults alike. These first activity books help encourage manual dexterity, numeracy and literacy. Full of colour and lots of fun, these are a must for all young Kipper fans.Join Kipper for lots of fun activities - dot-to-dot, colouring in, games and spot-the-difference. With a special pull-out section!Kipper is a multi-million best-selling character worldwide.Kipper won a BAFTA award for best pre-school program.These new activity books are great for early learning fun. Perfect for those pre-school Kipper fans.Clearly and attractively designed, these activity books are full of dot-to-dot, colouring fun, spot-the-difference and more.There's a special laminated pull-out card section in the middle of the book to make your own game.
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Hide Me, Kipper

By Mick Inkpen

Cuddle up with Kipper! This playful and funny Kipper story features a cat, a mouse and an exciting chase!

A little squeaky mouse comes running across the page and hides himself inside the 'foldy bit' in the middle of the book. Will the cat find him? Not if Kipper can help it!

You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail
'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

A total delightJust perfect for the very youngMick Inkpen is adept at conveying feeling not just through facial expressions, but also from his characters' body language. Sheer delight.A perfectly-paced story full of Kipper's gentle humour and clever visual jokes

"Enjoyable and amusing" Jeremy, parent
"Fun and entertaining!" Jeremy, parent
"A gentle and amusing story" Gaby, parent
"The words are very clear and lovely illustrations" Nikki, parent
"My children were totally engrossed from start to finish!" Rachel, parent

A warm, friendly story with familiar characters that children adoreKipper has huge appeal and remains looking as fresh today as he did all those years ago.Sheer delight.Just perfect for the very young.Cuddle up with Kipper! This classic story is a joy to read.Clever and funny, this classic hide-and-seek Kipper story is a joy to read.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over, and a BAFTA award-winning character.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.Kipper is 25 - and still Best in Show!
Author Biography

About Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.
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Kipper and Roly

By Mick Inkpen

Cuddle up with this classic Kipper story about a new pet.

Kipper's friend Pig only wants a pet for his birthday, so that is exactly what Kipper buys him: a little hamster called Roly. But Kipper starts to play with Roly before Pig's birthday party and before he knows it he has missed the party and cannot bear to give the little hamster away.

A charming story celebrating the joy of pets.

'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail
'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

Cuddle up with this classic Kipper story about a new pet.Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world and is consistently in the top ten most borrowed authors in UK libraries. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over, and a BAFTA award-winning character.Delightful story about a new pet - something most families can relate to!Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.Kipper is 25 - and still Best in Show!
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Basketful of Kipper 8 Stories Single CD

By Mick Inkpen

In her inimitable style, Dawn French reads:

Kipper
Kipper's Toybox
Kipper's Birthday
Kipper's Snowy Day
Kipper & Roly
Kipper's Monster
Kipper's A to Z
Kipper's Christmas Eve

Kipper is rather lovely. The stories are gentle, amusing and more-ish.Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.'Just about the cutest puppy in a favourite series achieves a stellar new success.' (Kipper's A-Z)'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' (Kipper)'Magical Kipper.' (Kipper's Birthday)A book 'that will enrich children's understanding and enjoyment and foster a love of literature...' (Kipper's Birthday)An 80-minute collection of eight Kipper adventures, read by Dawn French.The much-loved character of Kipper in this new compilation, combined with Dawn French's brilliant reading, makes another bestselling Kipper audiobook.Mick Inkpen is a multi million selling author whose name is known around the world.An outstanding title from one of the world's most popular authors - destined to become an all-time bestselling classic.
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Kipper's Monster

By Mick Inkpen
Where's the best place to try out the most powerful torch there is? Kipper and Tiger decide that it must be in the middle of the woods at the bottom of Big Hill. But just what is that big animal with horns that they can see on the other side of the tent? Perhaps it would be safer to camp in Kipper's room?A fun and reassuring tale that introduces children to light and shadowsBeautifully told with gentle humour and delightful illustrationsHas grown from strength to strength ... remains appealing and relevantFull of imagination and suspenseAny monsters out there in the darkness can be explained, as this charming story, with its characteristically engaging illustrations, demonstratesThe charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alikeBeautifully told with gentle humour and delightful illustrations.A fun and reassuring tale that introduces children to light and shadowsAnother classic Kipper title, enlarged and reissued for a new generation of children in celebration of Kipper's 18th Birthday!Join Kipper's 18th birthday celebrations with the relaunch of six classic picture storybooks in a larger format with contemporary new covers.Strong PR support.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over.BAFTA award-winning character.

Fairy recently did a Kipper promotion on the back of all its non
biological laundry liquid and fabric softner. There were radio adverts
and Kipper got TERRIFIC exposure!

Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.
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Kipper's Snowy Day

By Mick Inkpen
Kipper loves the snow and when he sees great white flakes tumbling down one morning, he can't wait to be out enjoying himself. Kipper's friend Tiger isn't nearly as good at snow games as Kipper is, because of his silly, woolly clothes - but they still manage to build a wonderful snowdog.Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.Writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen has created some of the most memorable characters for pre-schoolers, and this wonderful winter tale features cheery canine Kipper.Young children will be kept amused by plenty of snow and frolics.The story is sweet. All you want to do is drink in the detail of the unparalleled artistry.Kipper's Snowy Day is enlarged and reissued for a new generation of children in celebration of Kipper's 18th Birthday!Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world and is consistently in the top ten most borrowed authors in UK libraries. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film.Following on from Kipper's 18th birthday celebrations and the relaunch of six classic picture storybooks, here is Kipper's Snowy Day in a larger format with a contemporary new cover.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over.BAFTA award-winning character.Fairy is currently running a Kipper promotion on the back of all its non biological laundry liquid and fabric softner. There are radio & TV adverts and Kipper will get TERRIFIC exposure!Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.
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Kipper's Christmas Eve

By Mick Inkpen

Which is best, Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper's friends are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever. This festive new paperback edition of a Kipper Christmas classic will captivate a new generation of children.

Mick Inkpen's Kipper has been a star of picture books and animation for 25 years. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author, as well as winning numerous awards.

'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

Full of festive merriment and delicious excitement, this adorable book will leave everyone glowingSheer delightA sure-fire hitA typically enchanting story ... heaps of amiable charmEnchanting story, appealing illustrations and familiar charactersA beautifully illustrated heart-warming tale, destined to become a favourite ... teaches the values of friendship and communityThe charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alikeA festive reissue of this Kipper classic to celebrate Kipper's 25th birthday in 2014!To celebrate Kipper's 25th birthday in 2014, the classic Kipper picture books are being reissued with stunning new covers.A new Kipper title - Kipper's Little Friends - also publishes in 2014 to celebrate the anniversary.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over, and a BAFTA award-winning character.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.Full of festive cheer and excitement, this wonderful story is perfect for the countdown to Christmas.Kipper's Christmas Eve has sold over 255,000 copies since first publication.

Kipper`s Christmas Eve is enlarged and reissued for a new generation of children in celebration of Kipper`s 18th Birthday!
Which is best Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper`s friends: Pig, Arnold and Tiger are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever.
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children`s Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig`s Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children`s film in 1998.

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Kipper's A to Z

By Mick Inkpen

From the bestselling Mick Inkpen, who is the ninth most borrowed author in libraries, this new edition celebrates 25 years of Kipper.

Come on an alphabet adventure with everyone's favourite puppy and his friends: little pig, Arnold - who has lost his ant - and the hopeful Zebra, who is waiting and waiting for his turn to join the book. This is another Mick Inkpen triumph and is perfect as bedtime reading or as a fun and endearing way to introduce the alphabet to children.

'Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.' Practical Parenting

Very clear and clever A to Z with simple, appealing illustrations and lots of tiny things to spotA perfect way to introduce the alphabet to children, with a story as well to keep the child entertainedA perfect introduction to the alphabet ... Rather than just listing words tat match the letters, there's a real story here, with a strong cast of characters,an involving plot and plenty of jokes to keep everyone smilingInkpen is a master at creating loveable characters and getting them to do gentle but amusing thingsA superior alphabet book that will engage the widest range of children, thanks to an imaginative storyline and endearing charactersPure delightFunny and charmingOutstandingWarm and tender as ever, this will enthral children of all agesAdorable, breezy, clever, this is the alphabet book of choicekipper and his endearing friends make learning the alphabet an enchanting experienceA journey through the alphabet which is witty, inventive and captivatingKipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.A picture book classic with a stunning new cover.Join Kipper's 25th birthday celebrations with this new edition and beautiful new cover.Kipper is a household name, loved by millions of children the world over.Kipper is a BAFTA award-winning character.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.A brilliantly original and funny story that will be returned to long after children have mastered the alphabet.
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Kipper Story Collection

By Mick Inkpen
In this delightful story collection, you will find the four classic Kipper picture books: Kipper, Kipper's Toybox, Kipper's Birthday and Kipper's Snowy Day. It is the perfect gift for old and new Kipper fans!The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.If you know any fans of Kipper, that most appealing of canine characters, the you must buy this for them. If you know any child of 3+ who hasn't come across Kipper, the you've got to buy this book for them as well!Kipper is rather lovely. The stories are gentle, amusing and more-ish.Kipper is a multi million bestselling picture book characterKipper is a best-selling character with over 3 million books sold in the UK.Excellent value - four classic picture books in one volume with a stunning jacket.The hardback of the Kipper Story Collection sold over 70,000 copies in the UK alone.First in a very special programme of new Kipper books for Autumn/Winter 2000. Publication coincides with launch of a new range of Kipper merchandise and new TV series.
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Kipper Activity Book 2

By Mick Inkpen
Kipper is a favourite amongst children and adults alike. These first activity books help encourage manual dexterity, numeracy and literacy. Full of colour and lots of fun, these are a must for all young Kipper fans.Join Kipper for another book of fun activities. Plenty of colouring in, games, spot-the-difference and dot-to-dot. With a special pull-out section!These new activity books are great for early learning fun. Perfect for those pre-school Kipper fans.There's a special laminated pull-out card section in the middle of the book to make your own game.Clearly and attractively designed, these activity books are full of dot-to-dot, colouring fun, spot-the-difference and more.Kipper is a multi-million best-selling character worldwide.Kipper won a BAFTA award for best pre-school program.