Related to: 'One Year With Kipper'

September 2012

An interview with Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen, the award-winning author/illustrator - known to his millions of readers world-wide as the creator of Kipper, Lullabyhullaballoo, The Blue Balloon, Penguin Small and of course Wibbly Pig – has two brand new Wibbly Pig books publishing in September: Wibbly Pig has 10 Balloons and Oh no Wibbly Pig, not a rabbit!. Here he talks to Graham Marks about this, that and quite a lot more...

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Kipper's New Pet

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Cuddle up with Kipper! A classic Kipper title, reissued for a new generation of children. 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 completely fallen for little Roly and cannot bear to give him 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

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Penguin Small

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper's Snowy Day

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Snuggle down and read this classic snowy Kipper title together.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.A joyful book with a wintry theme, reissued for a new generation to enjoy.'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail

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Kipper's Beach Ball

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper's Little Friends

Mick Inkpen
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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

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Kipper's Christmas Eve

Mick Inkpen
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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

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Wibbly Pig and the Tooky

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Big Pig's sister should have bought a cuddly toy at the zoo but instead she's put Tooky in her backpack. Tooky's not a toy. He's a toucan. A REAL toucan. And he's soon causing chaos. How will Wibbly and his friends ever get Tooky home?Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over.'An irresistible character. Wibbly Pig does things every toddler can relate to.' Daily Telegraph

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Don't Lose Pigley, Wibbly Pig!

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Wibbly Pig Opens His Presents

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Wibbly Pig is very excited about all the presents he is about to open. What can they be?This bestselling board book is perfect for toddlers everywhere.Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over.

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Baggy Brown

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

From the creator of Wibbly Pig and Kipper, this classic story celebrates friendship and teddy bears.Baggy Brown was born at Better Bears Limited. Only he wasn't born as Baggy Brown, but Number One. And as a special limited edition bear, he was due to be presented to the Royal Baby, daughter of King and Queen of Thingland. But this isn't quite what happened. This is the story of how Alfie found and named Baggy Brown and the beginnings of a very special friendship.'Echoing the theme of the children's classic The Velveteen Rabbit, Baggy Brown reminds children that the best-loved toys are usually the oldest and shabbiest, and that being scruffy and worn is a sign of having been loved.' The Observer

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Kipper's Birthday

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

The day before Kipper's birthday he prepares his party invitations and makes a cake. He invites everyone to his party tomorrow, but doesn't deliver the invitations until the next day. Hence all sorts of confusion. When exactly is my birthday, wonders Kipper. Is it today or was it yesterday? Maybe it's tomorrow. However, when his friends finally arrive, they bring the perfect present.

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Lullabyhullaballoo

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

The sun is down, the moon is up, and it's past bedtime. But outside the castle there's an awful lot of noise! Will the princess ever get to sleep? With a fold out page on every spread!

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School Trip

Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
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Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
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The Blue Balloon

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper Activity Book 1

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper Activity Book 2

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper's Treehouse Lift-the-Flap Book

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Kipper has built a treehouse. Kipper's friend, Tiger, comes to visit but suddenly the treehouse seems very high up. Poor Tiger! Kipper has to do some quick thinking to get him down.Young children everywhere will love lifting the flaps to see what's in the tree and to help Tiger down. There is a whole range of Kipper books to choose from: classic picture books, novelty board books, pop up books, sticker books and lift-the-flap books.

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Kipper's Lost Ball

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Kipper's big red ball is lost! But is it inside? Outside? In the sandpit? Or stuck in the tree?Very young children everywhere will love lifting the flaps to help Kipper and his friends find it.There is a whole range of Kipper books to choose from: classic picture books, novelty board books, sticker books and lift-the-flap books.

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Little Kipper Thing!

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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One Bear At Bedtime

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

One little boy thinks he just needs his teddy for bedtime but he is very wrong. A humorous counting book featuring kangaroos bouncing on the bed, giraffes in the bath and a monster with ten heads who takes forever to say goodnight.