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Benji Davies

An artist from a very early age, Benji Davies studied animation at college and has also worked on projects including short films, music videos, commercials and title sequences in addition to his award-winning picture books.

His first book, The Storm Whale, won Oscar’s First Book Prize and he’s also the author of Grandad’s Island and the popular Bizzy Bear books. Benji now lives in London.


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Benji Davies Books

  • The Storm Whale Collection - 3 Books

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: STWH
    Collection 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Get swept away by The Storm Whale...

    Benji Davies' international bestsellers feature evocative artwork and heart-warmingly tender storylines that you and your children will both be immersed in.

    The Storm Whale follows the lonely little boy Noi as he forms an unlikely friendship with a beached whale; its sequel The Storm Whale in Winter is a magical and emotional tale that finds Noi his friend surviving the harsh conditions of the winter; and Grandma Bird has Noi visiting his grandmother on a tiny island before being swept up in a dramatic rescue.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Grandad's Island

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AUDZX
    Paperback 3 years +
    After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill, this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent. Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sensitivity and depth.
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  • Grandma Bird

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BSIYW
    Paperback
    A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale. Noi isn't at all sure about staying at Grandma's. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and there's not much to do on the tiny island where she lives where the wind cuts in and the grass grows sideways . . . But that's before Noi gets swept up in the dramatic rescue that will mark the beginning of their touching new friendship.
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  • Tad

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: CDBUM
    Paperback
    Sometimes the biggest stories come from the smallest beginnings... Meet Tad. She's the smallest tadpole in a big pond, and lives there with all her tadbrothers and tadsisters. Although something else lives there too... BIG BLUB! And when everyone else starts to disappear, Tad starts to wonder if Big Blub will get her too... Or is everyone else going somewhere else; somewhere better? And if so, will Tad ever get there too? A big story about a tiny tadpole - about growing up, branching out, and taking a leap into life. From the award-winning author and illustrator of The Storm Whale and Granddad's Island, and the perfect story for everyone who's ever grown up, or still has a way to go...
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  • The Grotlyn

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BMKVP
    Paperback 3 years +
    A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of THE STORM WHALE and GRANDAD'S ISLAND. "I know when the Grotlyn's beenSlipping through your house unseen..." What is the mysterious Grotlyn? What sort of creature could it be, scuttling across the town, frightening everyone in its path? And why has it stolen PC Vickers' knickers?! A beautifully illustrated rhyming tale about things that go bump in the night for ages four and up, from picture book superstar, Benji Davies, winner of Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and Sainsbury's Children's Book of the Year 2015. Perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers and Jon Klassen.
    • £6.89
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  • Bizzy Bear: Dinosaur Safari

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AMCGY
    Board Toddlers
    On a visit to the Dinosaur Wildlife Park, Bizzy Bear discovers some interesting footprints. Where do they lead and to which dinosaur do they belong? Another exciting adventure for the world's most intrepid bear!Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, On the trail.Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, Follow that tail!
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  • Bizzy Bear: Racing Driver

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BMMRO
    Other Toddlers
    Today, Bizzy Bear is taking part in a big race - ready, steady, go! Turn the lights on to signal the start, help him speed along in his racing car and zoom around the track. Then lift the flag as he crosses the finish line! But will he get there first? Another exciting title in this best-selling series, which encourages preschoolers toget involved in the storytelling.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Space Rocket

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: APIGH
    Other
    Bizzy Bear and his crew of intrepid astronauts are taking a trip into outer space! All little readers will love to join in with the countdown, repeat the rhyme and use the chunky mechanisms to launch the rocket into space.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Train Driver

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: CCBVG
    Other
    Bizzy Bear arrives at the station just in time to start his exciting new job - as a train driver! Join him as he guides the big green steam engine through the city, across the level crossing, and then up into the high mountains. But where are he and his passengers going, and will they get there on time?
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  • Bizzy Bear: Christmas Helper

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: APIGI
    Other Babies
    The Christmas rush is on, and Bizzy is making himself useful at the North Pole as one of Santa's elves. Join in the fun as Bizzy makes the toys, packs the sleigh and then helps Santa deliver the presents!
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  • Tad

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BUKBX
    Hardback
    Sometimes the biggest stories come from the smallest beginnings... Meet Tad. She's the smallest tadpole in a big pond, and lives there with all her tadbrothers and tadsisters. Although something else lives there too... BIG BLUB! And when everyone else starts to disappear, Tad starts to wonder if Big Blub will get her too... Or is everyone else going somewhere else; somewhere better? And if so, will Tad ever get there too? A big story about a tiny tadpole - about growing up, branching out, and taking a leap into life. From the award-winning author and illustrator of The Storm Whale and Granddad's Island, and the perfect story for everyone who's ever grown up, or still has a way to go...
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    • RRP £12.99
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  • Grandma Bird

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BSIYV
    Hardback
    A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale. Noi isn't at all sure about staying at Grandma's. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and there's not much to do on the tiny island where she lives where the wind cuts in and the grass grows sideways . . . But that's before Noi gets swept up in the dramatic rescue that will mark the beginning of their touching new friendship.
    • £10.39
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  • The Storm Whale Book and Soft Toy

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BSBCJ
    Other Babies
    This stunning set is the perfect gift for fans of Benji Davies and The Storm Whale, featuring a hardback edition of the bestselling, award-winning picture book and a gorgeous soft toy. Enjoy the story, then recreate Noi's adventure with your very own knitted whale, perfect for cuddling at bedtime. Noi and his father live in a house by the sea, his father works hard as a fisherman and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, he finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm, Noi is excited and takes it home to care for it. He tries to keep his new friend a secret, but but there's only so long you can keep a whale in the bath without your dad finding out. Noi is eventually persuaded that the whale has to go back to the sea where it belongs. For Noi, even though he can't keep it, the arrival of the whale changes his life for the better - the perfect gift from one friend to another. The Storm Whale won the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize, in association with the Evening Standard. 'A future classic and a must have for the discerning picture book fan' The Booksniffer 'The Storm Whale is an evocative portrayal of a child's need for friendship, told through the sparest of text and imagery in this beautiful picture book' The ReadingZone 'The Storm Whale is one of those rare picture books that evokes loneliness with such fragility, and that conveys such feeling and beauty that it cannot fail to move its readers... an absolute gem, do not miss out' Library Mice
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  • The Grotlyn

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BHAQQ
    Hardback Toddlers
    A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of THE STORM WHALE and GRANDAD'S ISLAND. "I know when the Grotlyn's been Slipping through your house unseen..." What is the mysterious Grotlyn? What sort of creature could it be, scuttling across the town, frightening everyone in its path? And why has it stolen PC Vickers' knickers?! A beautifully illustrated rhyming tale about things that go bump in the night for ages four and up, from picture book superstar, Benji Davies, winner of Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and Sainsbury's Children's Book of the Year 2015.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Ambulance Rescue

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BGZMW
    Other Toddlers
    Today, Bizzy Bear is working as a paramedic and when the emergency call comes in, there isn't a moment to lose! Help him speed along in the ambulance and switch on the flashing lights. Then, once he's rescued the injured cyclist, lift the stretcher and pull back the ward curtain for the doctor. Another exciting title in this bestselling series (over 2 million copies sold!) which encourages preschoolers to get involved in the storytelling.
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  • The Storm Whale

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: BDMNP
    Other 3 years +
    Noi and his father live in a house by the sea, hisfather works hard as a fisherman and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, he finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm, Noi is excited and takes it home to care for it. He tries to keep his new friend a secret, but but there's only so long you can keep a whale in the bath without your dad finding out. Noi is eventually persuaded that the whale has to go back to the sea where it belongs. For Noi, even though he can't keep it, the arrival of the whale changes his life for the better - the perfect gift from one friend to another. Winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize in association with the Evening Standard, now in a brand new cased board book format!
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  • The Storm Whale in Winter

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AUXST
    Paperback 3 years +
    A follow-up to the best-selling The Storm Whale, winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize in association with the Evening Standard. It's winter time and Noi's island is covered in a blanket of snow. Even the sea is icing over. Noi is worried about the little whale he saved last summer: Can he survive the harsh conditions? Little does Noi know that it's the little whale's turn to save him. A magical and touching story about a lasting friendship. A truly beautiful work packing a real emotional punch.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Spooky House

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AUUSY
    Other 3 years +
    The ever-intrepid Bizzy Bear has come for a visit to a super-spooky Halloween house. As he climbs the rickety stairs and walks the cobwebby corridors, all sorts of creepy characters appear from doors and hidey holes. Bizzy, naturally, remains undaunted - but where could he be going and what will he find there? A splendidly seasonal new addition to this million-copy-selling series.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Deepsea Diver

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AMCGX
    Other Toddlers
    Today, Bizzy Bear is off in his yellow submarine for an exciting underwater adventure! With clever sliders to push and pull, little readers will love to help him descend into the ocean, avoid the scary octopus on the sunken ship and, finally, discover the hidden treasure. A thrilling book for all fans of Octonauts!Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, Old shipwreck.Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, What's on deck?
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  • Bizzy Bear: Pirate Adventure!

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AKYJC
    Board Toddlers
    (2)
    Today, Bizzy Bear is packing his ship, hoisting the jolly roger and setting sail on an exciting pirate adventure! All little readers will love helping Bizzy steer his ship, dig for treasure and open the treasure chest.
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  • Bizzy Bear: Fire Rescue!

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AKSVC
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Bizzy Bear is lending a hand at the fire station when he receives and emergency call summoning the team's help. Join the fire-fighters as they race to the rescue in this action-packed story for the very young!
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  • Bizzy Bear: Zoo Ranger

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AJLOD
    Board
    Bizzy Bear's spending the day at Happy Zoo today, working as a zoo ranger. All young readers will love helping him take care of the lions, scrub the crocodile and feed the penguins. A delightful book, with richly detailed scenes and clever novelty elements, that boys and girls alike will want to return to again and again. Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, At the zoo. Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, I see you!
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  • Bizzy Bear: Knights' Castle

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AJLGX
    Board Toddlers
    When Bizzy Bear arrives at the castle, the King and Queen set about getting him properly kitted out: he is given a helmet to try on, and a sword to practice with - and even his own horse! In no time at all, Bizzy is at the pageant and getting stuck into some real jousting! A lavish, medieval banquet is the perfect end to a very, very busy day. Bizzy Bear Bizzy Bear, here to be a knight. Bizzy Bear, Bizzy Bear, fits just right!
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  • Bizzy Bear: Building Site

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: AILDZ
    Board Toddlers
    Today Bizzy Bear's helping out at the building site so he puts on his hard hat and gets to work. Help him drive a digger, a bulldozer and a lorry!
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