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Dick Bruna

Born on 23 August, 1927 in Utrecht in the Netherlands, Dick Bruna is the creator of Miffy the rabbit - the star of a popular series of children's books that are famed for their bold outlines, simple shapes and primary colours.

Dick has also designed book covers, posters and promotional material. He retired in 2011 after writing and illustrating 124 picture books over a 60-year career. He sadly died on 17 February, 2017.



Dick Bruna Books

  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's iconic artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closely with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • DBCH 3 years +
    Dick Bruna
    3 years +
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    With its gold-embossed cover, this gorgeous 50th anniversary edition of Miffy author Dick Bruna's Christmas will delight anyone lucky enough to receive it.

    Retelling the Nativity story in an iconic style, it's a wonderful treat for this time of year and is sure to become a favourite with all the family.
  • ANNCV
    Dick Bruna
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    Ready to play hide and seek with Miffy? Lift the large flaps to see who's hiding. Is it Miffy's friend Melanie? Or Mummy Bunny? Dick Bruna's simple but iconic artwork bring this Miffy adventure to life. Sturdy board pages and rounded corners are perfect for little hands. This book is a great way to encourage imagination and practise dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • AOKSN
    Dick Bruna
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    It's such a lovely, sunny day that Miffy has put up her tent in the garden and, for a very special treat, Mummy Bunny lets her play in the paddling pool! It's so much fun. These highly desirable classic books have been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
  • ALKCG
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy has always dreamt about being a fairy so she could cast magic spells. In this story discover all the things that Miffy would conjure up if she could do magic - a big castle, a colourful tail for a bird and an apple tree in the garden. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • ALKCF
    Dick Bruna
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    It's snowing and Miffy wants to go and play. She rides her sledge, skates on the frozen river and even makes a snowman. In the snow she finds a little bird who is too cold so Miffy helps him to build a little house to keep him warm. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AKZJC Babies
    Dick Bruna
    Babies
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    Miffy's only a little rabbit now, but she dreams of a time when she will be old enough to ride her very own bicycle. Join her as she dreams of all the adventures she will have...Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AKZJA
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy's uncle has come to visit and is going to take her on a trip. They fly up high and see the world from above. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AKZJB
    Dick Bruna
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    Join Miffy at school, where she learns to draw, write, read and sing. But Miffy's favourite thing is when the teacher reads the class a story. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AIZYS
    Dick Bruna
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    Father Bunny takes Miffy to the zoo - they see parrots, monkeys and a zebra. Miffy even gets to sit on the back of a giant tortoise! Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AIZYR
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy convinces her parents to take her to an art gallery. It is very exciting, Miffy sees paintings, a mobile and even a stone statue. At the end of the day Miffy decides she wants to be an artist when she's grown up. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AMVNL
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy is going to the playground - she loves to play on the swings, slide and jump on the trampoline. What fun! This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
  • AMVNN
    Dick Bruna
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    Let's look with Miffy! Who can she see? With peep through holes to guess what's next, your child can guess who Miffy sees through her camera, picture frame and more! Dick Bruna's simple but iconic artwork bring this Miffy adventure to life. Sturdy board pages and rounded corners are perfect for little hands. This book is a great way to encourage imagination and practise dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • AMVUM
    Dick Bruna
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    Meet Miffy - a lovable little bunny who likes to discover the wonder in everyday things. The sun is setting and it's time for bed. Join Miffy as she goes through her bedtime routine - bathtime, choosing a cuddly toy to bring to bed, a story and then blissfully drifting off to sleep. With over 30 stickers to decorate the illustrations in this charming sticker storybook! Share this book with your child to: *Relate to a child's first experiences *Practise dexterity and fine motor skills
  • AXJWF
    Dick Bruna
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    Mr and Mrs Bunny have always wanted a little baby bunny. When they finally have a special one called Miffy all of their friends cannot wait to meet her. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AMVNM
    Dick Bruna
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    In this royal tale, Miffy dreams she is the Queen of Rabbits - such a lovely thought! She would be a very kind and special queen, loved by all her subjects. What a pity it is just a dream...This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
  • BGTRH
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy is being updated for a modern British audience. Fresh new translations of the classic stories will introduce Miffy to a whole new generation of children.
  • AEJDR
    Dick Bruna
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    Ever since Dick Bruna first created Miffy in 1955, she has endeared herself to generations of young children. She is now one of the best-loved children's characters of all time. In this charming new addition to her story, Miffy takes inspiration from a visit to an art gallery and decides to become an artist herself. Looking at the colour and shapes of the world around her she discovers what fun it can be to make pictures of the things she sees. By bedtime, her walls are full of all her wonderful artworks. The perfect gift for a budding artist, this is a charming book from one of the master illustrators of our time.
  • AHDPS
    Dick Bruna
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    On My Scooter follows a child on their scooter and is a sweet illustration of a child's independence and empathy for others.
  • ALJUN
    Dick Bruna
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    In this beautiful, wordless picture book Miffy dreams she meets another bunny high up in the sky. The two become friends and play together amongst the clouds. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
  • AMVNO
    Dick Bruna
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    Celebrate the arrival of the new royal baby with this charming Miffy lift-the-flap book! What is the best gift for a royal baby? Help Queen Miffy on her search for the perfect present by lifting the large lift-the-flaps. Sturdy board pages and rounded corners are perfect for little hands. Dick Bruna's simple but iconic artwork bring this royal Miffy adventure to life. This book is a great way to encourage imagination, practise dexterity and fine motor skills, and celebrate a new royal arrival!
  • AMBUS
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy is being updated for a modern British audience. Fresh new translations of the classic stories will introduce Miffy to a whole new generation of children.
  • AOKSM
    Dick Bruna
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    Miffy is off to the seaside - she can't wait to play in the sand, collect some pretty shells and build a castle. She might even swim in the sea! This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
  • APLAQ
    Dick Bruna
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    Ever since Dick Bruna first created Miffy in 1955, she has endeared herself to generations of young children and has become one of the best-loved children's characters of all time. In this charming new addition to the Miffy story, Miffy takes inspiration from a visit to an art gallery and decides to become an artist herself. Looking at the colour and shapes of the world around her she discovers what fun it can be to make pictures of the things she sees. By bedtime, her bedroom walls are full of her wonderful artwork. With sturdy cardboard flaps and hidden pictures to discover, this book is the perfect gift for a budding artist!