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Helen Oxenbury

Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and Kurt Maschler Awards, Helen Oxenbury illustrated Michael Rosen's classic picture book, We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Helen grew up in Ipswich and had a passion for drawing from a very early age.

She started illustrating books after giving birth to her first child and won the Kate Greenaway Medal for her illustrations in the 1999 edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. She lives in London with her husband, the author John Burningham.



Helen Oxenbury Books

  • AVGQQ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.39
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    We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For over twenty-five years, readers have been swishy swashing and splash sploshing through this award-winning favourite. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest! Now you can join in the fun with this interactive changing picture book.
  • BPNPU Babies
    Babies
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    Clap your hands and make some noise with this bright and cheerful board book. The much-loved and cherished babies are back in these delightful stories to help engage toddlers and encourage a love of reading.
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    Babies
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    Sweet, cuddly, delightful babies - but it's time for these little babies to go to bed! The much-loved and cherished babies are back in these delightful stories to help engage toddlers and encourage a love of reading.
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    Enjoy this bright and beautiful book and join in the fun of tickling! The much-loved and cherished babies are back in these delightful stories to help engage toddlers and encourage a love of reading.
  • BRPJO
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    Join in the fun of singing and bouncing in this bright and cheerful board book. The babies are back in this beautifully illustrated, brightly coloured bedtime book for toddlers!
  • BGRQY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A simple, scrumptious birthday story from beloved author-illustrator, Helen Oxenbury."It's my birthday and I'm going to make a cake," a little boy tells his friends. Will they all help? Yes. The chicken gets some eggs; the bear gets some flour; the cat gets butter and milk; the pig gets a pinch of salt.... And they'll all help to eat the cake too!
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    A little girl is taken to her first dance class. Her mum buys her some ballet shoes and a pair of baggy tights, and ties her hair into a bun. The girl bounces about with all the other girls and boys and just as things get exciting, her laces come undone and everyone falls down. A warm and funny depiction of a girl's first experience of a dance class and her delight in galloping about with her classmates. Helen Oxenbury's First Storybooks perfectly describe the small but memorable events of childhood. The words are a delight and are perfect for reading aloud, while the pictures offer warm, affectionate visions of a child's world, which parents and children will instantly recognize and love.
  • BWAUJ
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    The reissue of a classic baby board book to celebrate Helen Oxenbury's great contribution to children's books. Babies play with all sorts of things - blocks, boxes, balls and teddy bears. Helen Oxenbury's gorgeous illustrations perfectly capture not only the toys but the baby's delight in every one of them. No one draws babies like Helen Oxenbury. Her warm, affectionate depictions have been loved and cherished by children and adults around the world for over 30 years. In 1981, this groundbreaking little book was one of the most innovative board books ever published and is now considered a classic of the genre.
  • BWAWF
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    The reissue of a classic baby board book to celebrate Helen Oxenbury's great contribution to children's books. Babies have lots of work to do - eating, using the potty, having a bath and sleeping. Helen Oxenbury's gorgeous illustrations capture the happenings of a baby's day with true insight into what matters most. No one draws babies like Helen Oxenbury. Her warm, affectionate depictions have been loved and cherished by children and adults around the world for over 30 years. In 1981, this groundbreaking little book was one of the most innovative board books ever published and is now considered a classic of the genre.
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