Helen Oxenbury Books & Bio. Cheap Books by Helen Oxenbury. Book People
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
BHCP 3 years +3 years +
Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We're Going on a Bear Hunt is one of the all-time classic picture books and this new format adds a new level of interaction to the family's hunt for a bear.
- RRP £10.99
- Save £6.00
Presented in hardback, each spread features a black and white illustration with a tab. Children can pull this tab and watch the images change colour and see the famous 'swishes', 'splashes' and 'squelches' finish off the previous page's sentence... of course, there's a surprise once they enter the cave, too.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt is set to be this year's must-watch family show on Christmas Day TV so why not fall in love with the story and watch it magically transform with this incredible version.
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.
- RRP £12.99
- Save £2.60
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!
- RRP £6.99
- Save £0.10
The reissue of a classic baby board book to celebrate Helen Oxenbury's great contribution to children's books. Babies make all kinds of friends - rabbits, dogs, guinea pigs, birds, cats, hens and ducks. Helen Oxenbury's gorgeous illustrations not only capture the creatures the baby meets, but every bit of the baby's delight in 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.