Holly Webb

Born in 1976 in London and the writer of over 100 children’s books, Holly Webb’s stories tend to focus on cute animals including cats and dogs. Now living just outside Reading, Holly’s first book - Becky’s Terrible Term - was written when she was just 28 years old. She worked as a children’s fiction editor for five years before deciding to take the plunge and write her very own stories.


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Holly Webb Books

  • HWCD 5 years +

    Holly Webb's Puppy Tails Audio Collection - 10 CD's

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    Featuring six of Holly Webb's adorable stories, this is the purr-fect audio collection for children who love animals!

    Holly's stories have sold over a million copies in the UK alone and are full of heart-warming plots that celebrate the bond between children and animals and the importance and power of friendship and being kind.

    This collection includes 10 CDs offering over eight hours of paw-some listening!

    Approximate running time: 8 hours, 1 minute
    Format: CD
    Unabridged

    CDs in this collection:
    Alfie All Alone, Sam the Stolen Puppy, Buttons the Runaway Puppy - Disc 1-2, Jess the Lonely Puppy - Disc 1-2, The Rescued Puppy - Disc 1-2, The Secret Puppy - Disc 1-2.
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  • EFK2 8 years +

    Hounds of Penhallow Hall: The Hidden Staircase (Paperback)

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    Magical objects come to life at Penhallow Hall but there's a toy dog who does not want to wake up...

    Left behind during World War II by evacuee owners, the little dog has quite a history behind it. When Polly invites her new friend Lucy over to tea, Lucy is also drawn to the pup. Before Polly can find out why, Lucy goes missing. Polly guesses where Lucy might be - but she'll need the little dog's help to find her...

    This is an enchanting chapter book.
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  • EFG2 6 years +

    The Unwanted Puppy (Paperback)

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    Zoe loves dogs but hasn't had one of her own since Honey died. When Zoe sees Scout out walking with his new-to-the-area family, she offers to help walk him. But when doing so, she's worried Scout neither gets enough exercise or attention.

    She realises the family don't have time to give Scout the attention he needs. But how can she help when he doesn't belong to her? This is a brilliant book for newly independent readers.
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  • EFB2 6 years +

    Sammy the Shy Kitten (Paperback)

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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Sammy the Shy Kitten is a brilliant, heart-warming and simple read for young animal lovers.

    Tiggy the stable cat has had three kittens but the riding school can't look after them all. Who's going to adopt a cat?
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  • EFD2 7 years +

    A Kitten Called Tiger (Paperback)

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    Ava's new kitten Tiger is small in size but big on personality. Sometimes, however, he gets a bit too excited and Ava has no choice but to save him from the scrapes he gets into.

    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, this is a purr-fect book for newly independent readers who love animals.
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  • ANILN 8 years +

    The Water Horse (Paperback)

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    In the canals of Venice, hides a beautiful secret...As princess of Venice, all Olivia knows is a life of privilege and wealth. But when the waters start to rise, flooding the streets and causing chaos, she realizes only her magic can prevent disaster befalling the city. Desperate for help, and a friend, Olivia discovers something incredible - a water horse. Invisible to most, centuries old and possessing his own powerful magic, Lucian knows the deepest secrets of the sea - secrets that could hold the key to saving the city...If only their friendship can overcome those plotting against Olivia, and Venice itself.
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  • EFE2 6 years +

    Monty the Sad Puppy (Paperback)

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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Monty the Sad Puppy will delight animal-loving children who are moving on from early readers to chapter books.

    Amelie always loved dogs but never imagined she'd end up looking after two of them herself. Her Grandad moves into a care home so Amelie has to look after his dog. Daisy is clearly scared of her new surroundings while Monty cannot understand why he's now living with another dog...
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  • AUKJB 6 years +

    Holly Webb's Kitten Friends (Paperback)

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    Three heart-warming kitten stories to treasure in one book, from best-selling author Holly Webb. Holly Webb's Kitten Friends includes Lost in the Snow, Smudge the Stolen Kitten and The Kitten Nobody Wanted. This gorgeous collection would make a fantastic birthday present for anyone who loves kittens. Lost in the Snow: Ella falls in love with Fluff, the smallest kitten in the litter of farm cats, but her parents aren't sure she's ready for a pet. Then Fluff disappears, will the two ever be reunited...? Smudge the Stolen Kitten: Olivia and her kitten Smudge are inseparable - until the tiny kitten goes missing. Could her brother's naughty friend have something to do with it? The Kitten Nobody Wanted: When Mia's cat Sandy dies, she doesn't think she'll ever be able to have a pet again. But then she meets adorable kitten Whiskers - can Mia find a place in her heart for the little cat? Holly Webb's Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans. The perfect series for animal lovers aged six and up.
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    The Hideaway Deer (Paperback)

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    When Lola moves house she can't help feeling sad to leave her old friends and life behind. She's always been shy and worries it'll be hard to make friends at her new school. It's not all scary, though. Lola loves her new home with its rambling garden and the deer that sometimes wander in through the broken fence. Then one day she comes across a fawn who seems to be in trouble. Lola is determined to do everything she can to help the terrified little deer, but will she be able to do it on her own? A heart-warming story about new beginnings from best-selling author Holly Webb.
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  • AKIST 6 years +

    Holly Webb's Kitten Tales (Paperback)

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    Three cute kitten stories to treasure in one book, from best-selling author Holly Webb. Holly Webb's Kitten Tales includes Sky the Unwanted Kitten, Ginger the Stray Kitten and Misty the Abandoned Kitten. This gorgeous collection would make a fantastic birthday present for any little girl who loves kittens and any Holly Webb fan.Sky the Unwanted Kitten: Lucy's parents surprise her with a beautiful kitten called Sky, in the hope that it will help her to settle into their new home. Lucy loves Sky but, as she's still upset with her parents for moving, she pretends not to be interested in the kitten. Poor Sky is left confused and alone - why doesn't Lucy want her? Ginger the Stray Kitten: Rosie loves visiting Ginger, the tiny stray kitten on the farm near her gran's house. But when the farm is sold to developers and the builders start work, the kitten is terrified! Suddenly the world is a very scary place...Misty the Abandoned Kitten:Amy has always wanted a cat, but her parents think she's too young. She's thrilled when she spots a tiny kitten one morning. The kitten she calls Misty is shy at first, but gradually begins to trust Amy. How long can she keep the stray kitten a secret?Holly Webb's Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans. The perfect series for animal lovers aged six and up.
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    The Missing Kitten and other tales (Paperback)

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    Three cute kitten stories to treasure in one book, from best-selling author Holly Webb. The collection includes The Frightened Kitten, The Kidnapped Kitten and The Missing Kitten. The Frightened Kitten: Maddy's gorgeous new kitten, Biscuit, quickly settles into her new home. But little does she know that a neighbour's two big tom cats see the garden as their territory... The Kidnapped Kitten: When Tia hears that someone is stealing pedigree cats in the neighbourhood she decides to keep her beautiful Bengal kitten indoors. But the kitten manages to escape and Tia can't find her anywhere. What if she's been stolen...? The Missing Kitten: Scarlet is thrilled with her new kitten, Bootle, who is a very curious little cat! But Bootle gets into trouble one day when he decides to follow Scarlet to school, and loses his way...?
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    Evie's War (Paperback)

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    Bestselling author Holly Webb returns with a moving story of love, loss and learning to grow up. In the seaside town of Whitby, when the United Kingdom is on the cusp of World War One, Evie and her family are touched by tragedy when Evie's younger brother Alexander dies unexpectedly. As Evie's mother and father struggle in their own ways to come to terms with their loss, Evie's older brother David distracts himself with the ever-growing threat of war and Evie and her sister Kitty find ways to keep their spirits up. But when the threat of war turns into reality and David enlists in the army, Evie's mother is truly heartbroken. And as the family does their best to contribute to the war effort, they also struggle with the sacrifices each of them are forced to make. Based on the real-life bombing of Whitby in 1914, this beautiful, powerful and important read by Holly Webb is devastating but also wonderfullyuplifting.
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  • AYIHS 8 years +

    The Lost Treasure (Paperback)

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    Polly and her new ghostly friends William, Rex and Magnus wake Li-Mei, the Chinese porcelain Fu Dog from the Red Drawing Room. The little Pekinese tells them her adventures with Sarah Penhallow - how they investigated rumours of smugglers and sighted a ghostly Green Lady down at the cove. But when Polly looks at the family portrait she realises that there were actually two dogs. Eventually, Li-Mei reveals that she had a companion, Han, but she thinks that he drowned down by the cove. Together, the friends set off to solve the mystery once and for all, and discover a secret tunnel. Here they come across a broken statue of a dog beneath a rockfall. Then they see a vision of a tiny dog running after a group of smugglers, only for the tunnel to collapse on him. Polly returns to the house with the statue and hides it in a drawer of a lacquer cabinet. When she opens it again the cracks have gone - Li-Mei and Han are reunited at last on the mantelpiece.
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    Izzy's River (Paperback)

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    The second of four fabulous books for 9+ girls about friendship in an environmentally challenged world. Izzy and Willow are being taken for a walk along the river by Emily's boisterous dog, Billy, when he decides to chase after a water-rat. Both animals land in the river, which is so choked with rubbish that Billy can't get out. His paw is stuck in an old bike wheel and the girls must work together to free him. The adventure gives Izzy a great idea for their next project, though, and it's a very very muddy one -
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    Maya's Secret (Paperback)

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    The first of four fabulous books for 9+ girls about friendship in an environmentally challenged world. Researching her school project on fair-trade has been a real eye-opener for Maya. She loves clothes and is appalled to find that her favourite sparkly t-shirts are made by poor children in other countries, who lead lives very different from her own, privileged one. She knows she must do something about it, but how can she make a difference without revealing her pop star secret to the world?
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  • AIWKN 6 years +

    Holly Webb Sticker and Activity Book: Perfect Puppy (Other)

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    This gorgeous full-colour activity book is perfect for all pet lovers aged five and up! Holly Webb Sticker and Activity Book: Perfect Puppy is filled with brilliant puppy-themed puzzles, quizzes, dot-to-dots, mazes and pictures to colour in, this will keep children entertained for hours. It's just right for rainy days, long journeys or simply as a treat or gift, and there's a delightful puppy story by best-selling author Holly Webb. Plus there are over 400 cute puppy stickers to have fun with long after the reader has finished the puzzles.
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  • AGULL 8 years +

    Dogmagic (Paperback)

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    This series about a magical pet shop is the perfect read for animal fans. Lottie is enjoying life at the magical pet shop - especially now she's discovered that Sofie, the gorgeous daschund, can help her do magic. But just how far can their magic go?
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  • ASZDP 6 years +

    The Curious Kitten (Paperback)

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    Amber's parents are having building work done and her kitten is very curious about all the new people coming and going. Then the little cat climbs into one of the builders' vans and its owner drives off without noticing. The kitten escapes to find herself in a strange new place. Will she ever find her way home to Amber? A heart-warming read from best-selling author Holly Webb, perfect for fans of Magic Animal Friends or Animal Arc.
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  • ADWDN 6 years +

    Lost in the Storm (Paperback)

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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Lost in the Storm is the sequel to Lost in the Snow. Ella still loves her kitten Fluff very much and worries about her going missing again. But one day, when Fluff is playing outside, a blizzard sets in and she loses her way. Will Ella ever be reunited with her kitten? A delightful read for children aged 6 and over.
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    The Loneliest Kitten (Paperback)

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    Emily is delighted her lively new tabby kitten, Charlie, is settling in so well - if only he would just wear a collar! Then Emily is picked to join her school football team and suddenly she hardly has any time for entertaining a kitten. Charlie is bored now Emily has no time to play with him, so he ventures over the back wall to explore. There he meets a new friend, a cat-loving lady who makes lots of fuss over him. But Emily soon starts to notice that Charlie keeps disappearing and one night he doesn't come back at all. What if he doesn't want to be her kitten any more? A new story from best-selling author Holly Webb, perfect for animal-loving children.
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    Lily's Secret Audition (Paperback)

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    A sparkling series of dance, drama, dreams and friendship from best-selling author Holly Webb. Lily has never felt like she deserves to be at The Shine School for the Performing Arts. She's sure she only got a place because of her famous actress mum. Then she finds out about an exciting new TV adaptation of her favourite book, Little Women, and everything clicks - this is her chance to prove herself! Will she be able to convince everyone else that this is the perfect part for her? Ideal for young fans of BALLET SHOES, and the OLIVIA and L'ETOILE SCHOOL FOR STARS series to read on their own.
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    The Puppy Who Couldn't Sleep (Paperback)

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    When Lara and her dad discover a scared black puppy in an alleyway while walking their dog Oliver, Lara desperately wants to take him home and look after him. Her dad isn't so sure. But Lara can't stop thinking about the poor puppy and goes to find him again. She convinces her dad to let him stay and names him Jet. But when Jet spends all night howling, Lara's dad isn't impressed. Night after night, the wailing continues, until it begins to look like Jet may need to go to the animal shelter. Is there anything Lara can do to help Jet sleep?
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    Sara's Dream Role (Paperback)

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    A sparkling series of dance, drama, dreams and friendship from best-selling author Holly Webb. When there's an audition for a West End production of Mary Poppins at The Shine School for the Performing Arts, Sara is hoping this'll be her big chance. She sings her heart out in the first round of auditions and is delighted to get a callback for the part of Jane. But rather than being pleased for her, Sara's mum is only concerned about how getting the role would affect her schoolwork. Meanwhile, Lizabeth, another talented student, has her eye on the same role, and is ready to go to extremes to make sure the part is hers. Feeling nervous about the next audition, can Sara avoid Lizabeth's schemes and secure the role of her dreams? Ideal for young fans of BALLET SHOES, and the OLIVIA and L'ETOILE SCHOOL FOR STARS series to read on their own.
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    The Perfect Kitten (Paperback)

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    Abi has always wanted a kitten of her own, but when her family contact the local animal shelter to enquire about adopting one, she's devastated to find out that the busy road they live on would make it too dangerous. Then the shelter rescues a deaf white kitten that needs to be kept inside. She's the perfect kitten for Abi's family! But how will they adapt to looking after an indoor kitten? And what will happen when the kitten gets bored of staying inside?
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