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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

  • Dick Bruna's Christmas - Hardback - 9781471121128 - Dick Bruna
    DBCH 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.
  • AIZYR 3 years +
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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 3 years +
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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.
  • AXJWF 3 years +
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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.
  • BNXRE 3 years +
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    With love from Miffy... A stunning collection of 100 postcards, each featuring everyone's favourite little bunny, Miffy, and her friends. With their iconic bold design and vivid palette of `Bruna' colours, this beautiful selection is perfect for fans of Miffy everywhere!
  • AMVNN 3 years +
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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.
  • ALKCF 3 years +
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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.
  • AMVUM 3 years +
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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
  • ALKCG 3 years +
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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.
  • AIZYS 3 years +
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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.
  • AKZJC 3 years +
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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
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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.
  • BGTRH 3 years +
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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.
  • AMBUS 3 years +
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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 3 years +
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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.
  • AHDPS 3 years +
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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.
  • AMVNO 3 years +
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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!
  • BQYKI
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    Miffy says goodbye to someone very special in this moving addition to the collectible, classic Miffy series. Miffy and her family are really sad. Grandma Bunny has died and it's time for them to say goodbye and thank Grandma Bunny for everything she did for them. Sensitively translated by award-winning poet Tony Mitton, this touching Miffy story celebrates the life and loss of loved ones. First published in 1955, Miffy was created by celebrated Dutch artist Dick Bruna. Bruna's distinctive, simple style has enchanted children for generations and over 85 million copies of the books have been sold in over 50 languages since first publication.
  • AEJDR 3 years +
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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.
  • APLAQ Toddlers
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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!
  • AIZYI 3 years +
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    Meet Miffy - a lovable little bunny who likes to discover the wonder in everyday things. Miffy has invited her friend Grunty over for a play date. Join Miffy and Grunty as they take turns, share and cooperate their way through their play date. 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
  • AKZJB 3 years +
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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.
  • BBGOI
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    Meet Miffy - a lovable little bunny who likes to discover the wonder in everyday things. Miffy and her parents are going on holiday to the seaside. Join Miffy as she packs her suitcase, stays in her first holiday home and swims in the sea. 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 dexteity and fine motor skills
  • BEAZF Toddlers
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    From the well-loved author and illustrator of the "Miffy" stories, here are three compact and delightful picture books introducing shapes, colours, and numbers. All illustrated in Bruna's inimitable style, early learners can see how shapes pop up in everyday objects; that every colour is there in the clothes you wear; and how there are lots of things to count in everything you see.