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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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Hairy Harold

Laurence Anholt
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Laurence Anholt

Meet Harold - the hairiest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Harold as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross, these popular books have been refreshed for a vibrant and contemporary feel.

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Rude Ruby

Laurence Anholt
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Laurence Anholt
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Even Sillier Seriously Silly Stories!

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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More Seriously Silly Stories!

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

Once upon a time there was a silly-billy who carried a cow, a Bad Hair Witch and three pesky pigs - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're scarily silly!Includes Daft Jack and the Bean Stack (shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award), Shampoozel (Children's Book Award Pick of the Year) and Eco-Wolf and the Three Pigs (shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards).

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The New Puppy

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Sophie and the New Baby

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Good Days Bad Days

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Every family has good days and bad days - days when everything seems perfect and others where everything seems to go wrong . . . Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its brilliant evocation of the ups and downs of family life.

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The Little Marzipan Man

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Harry's Home

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
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Handsome and Gruesome

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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The Elves and The Storymaker

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

There was once . . . a very silly story writer who ran out of ideas. Who would write his silly stories now? Elves? Gorillas? Aliens?

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Little Bo Peep Has Knickers That Bleep

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

A mega-mix of mad rhymes and lip-smacking limericks. You'll be cackling till the cows come home!

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Old King Cole Played In Goal

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

A bonkers book of rib-tickling rhymes and loopy limericks. Warning: You'll laugh your socks off!

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Seriously Silly Stories: Little Red Riding Wolf

Laurence Anholt, Michael Rosen, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Michael Rosen, Arthur Robins

The Big Bad Girl is always teasing Little Wolfie. She thinks her naughty tricks are funny - but who's going to get the last laugh?

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Seriously Silly Stories: Snow White and The Seven Aliens

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

The ugly old Mean Queen is jealous of Snow White, because she has a pretty little nose and wants to be a pop star. The Mean Queen tries to stop Snow White's dream coming true, but will she be a match for seven singing aliens?

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Cinderboy

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

Cinderboy needs some magical help from the TV Godmother. How else will he get to the big Cup Final?

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The Emperor's Underwear

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Daft Jack and The Bean Stack

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

Daft Jack is such a silly-billy. Who else would swap a cow for some baked beans - and think it's his lucky day?

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Rumply Crumply Stinky Pin

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Seriously Silly Stories: The Collection

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins

This collection features ten funny fairy tales with hilarious illustrations. Read about the king with the silliest name, how Cinderboy scored that winning goal, how Snow White got to sing on Top of the Pops and other seriously silly stories.