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.


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Helen Oxenbury Books

  • BRPHW

    Tickle, Tickle (Other)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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.
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  • AVGQQ 3 years +

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Hardback)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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.
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    All Fall Down (Other)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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!
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  • BPNPU Babies

    Clap Hands (Other)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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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    Say Goodnight (Other)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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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  • BGRQY 3 years +

    It's My Birthday (Paperback)

    Helen Oxenbury

    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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