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Books by Jeanne Willis

  • Dinosaur Roar! The Tyrannosaurus Rex

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: DJE2
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    Produced in association with London's Natural History Museum, this book is inspired by the classic Dinosaur Roar! book by Paul Stickland and Henrietta Stickland and is designed to introduce the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex to very young children.

    Completely roar-some, it features wonderful rhyming text from Jeanne Willis and is great fun to read aloud. The story also comes with a spread of simple dinosaur facts and a pronunciation guide.
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  • Dinosaur Boo! The Deinonychus

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: DJZ2
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    Inspired by Paul Stickland and Henrietta Stickland's classic picture book Dinosaur Roar!, this is a story all about the Deinonychus.

    It has wonderful rhyming text from award-winning author Jeanne Willis and introduces Dinosaur Boo. Its funny, great to read aloud and suitable for even the very youngest dino-fan!

    The roar-some book also includes dinosaur facts and a pronunciation guide.
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  • The Bog Baby

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AMQMC
    Paperback 3 years +
    "The Bog Baby" is a magical story by Jeanne Willis and Gwen Millward. When two small sisters go fishing to the magic pond, they find something much better than a frog or a newt. They find a bog baby. Small and blue with wings like a dragon, the girls decide to make him their secret. I won't tell if you won't. But the bog baby is a wild thing, and when he becomes poorly, the girls decide they must tell their mum. And she tells them the greatest lesson: if you really love something, you have to let it go. Jeanne wrote her first book when she was five years old and hasn't stopped writing since. She has now written over eighty titles, including picture books, novels and television scripts. She has also won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Silver Smarties Prize. Her teen novel, "Naked Without a Hat", was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She often takes inspiration from dreams and interesting conversations with strangers. Gwen Millward studied illustration in Edinburgh and now spends all of her time painting and writing stories for children about her favourite subject, beasts. Her first book for Puffin, "Guess What I Found in Dragon Wood", published in April 2007. Other wonderful books by either of the two include: "The King of Tiny Things"; "Guess what I found in Dragon Wood"; "Happy Birthday in Dragon Wood"; "Sing a Song of Bottoms"; "Bottoms Up!"; "Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs"; "The Wheels on the Bus"; "Delilah Darling is in the Library"; "There's an Ouch in my Pouch!"; "Who's in the Loo?"; "The Monster Bed"; "Tadpole's Promise"; and, The Beasties".
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  • Tadpole's Promise

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BPYJL
    Paperback
    "Where the willow meets the water, a tadpole met a caterpillar. They gazed into each other's tiny eyes and fell in love. 'Promise me that you will never change', the caterpillar says." And foolishly, the tadpole promises. But as the seasons pass and he matures, his legs grow, and then his arms - and what happens to his beautiful rainbow friend? As he sits on his lily pad, digesting the butterfly he has just eaten, he little realises that now he will never know!
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  • Poles Apart

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: APIGM
    Paperback 3 years +
    Everybody knows that penguins belong at the South Pole and polar bears live at the North Pole - but what would happen if, one day, a family of picnicking penguins accidentally got lost? When the hapless Pilchard-Brown family find themselves at completely the wrong pole, they need Mr White, the friendly polar bear, to guide them all the way home...
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  • Chicken Clicking

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AMHBU
    Paperback 3 years +
    One night Chick hops onto the farmer's house and has a browse on his computer - CLICK - soon she's shopping online for the whole farm! But when she arranges to meet up with a friend she's made online, she discovers all is not as it seems...Little Red Riding Hood for the iPad generation, this is the perfect book for teaching children how to stay safe online.
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  • Dr Xargle's Book of Earthlets

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AUPBG
    Paperback 3 years +
    'Good morning, class. Today we are going to learn about Earthlets.' In this way Dr Xargle, our friendly alien teacher, begins to teach his class about humans and babies. This is a hysterically funny book, with a particularly wry look at the way we bring up babies: look out for the 'egg-mangle' - will you ever want to eat egg again?
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  • Susan Laughs

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AAZKD
    Paperback 3 years +
    Susan laughs, she sings, she flies, she swings. She's good, she's bad, she's happy and she's sad. In fact, Susan is just like everybody else, even though she is in a wheelchair.
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  • Wild Child

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: ALZPR
    Paperback 3 years +
    Meet Wild Child! She's spirited and curious. She's fearless and free. She lives alone in a mystical, prehistoric world - the last child in a dramatic landscape, where anything could happen. Follow her through her day as she explores her world from the foot of the mountain to the heart of the wood; while she runs with the rabbits and swims with the fish - but beware of the grown-ups and sensible shoes! Join the magic and unleash the wild child in YOU!
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  • Stardust

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BRKEV
    Paperback
    One little girl dreams of being a star. But whether it's finding Mum's lost wedding ring or winning the fancy-dress prize, her big sister always shines brighter. Yet for her grandad she is a star and, as he dries her eyes and they both gaze up at the night sky, he tells a story, the story of the beginning of the world. Everything and everyone is made of stardust, and we all shine in different ways. It's a lesson this little girl will never forget . . . and one day her dream comes true, and she finally realises her ambition to become an astronaut and fly up to the stars.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 18: Hysterical Historicals

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AMLFU
    Paperback 7 years +
    In Hysterical Historicals, read all about some hysterically funny figures from made-up history: join Julius Teaser in his Roman amphitheatre, float about being soppy and writing poems with Percy Bysshe Smelley, go on crazy expeditions with Marco Pillow and discover the secrets of flight, or possibly not, with the unfortunate Wrong Brothers. This is not like a normal history book because almost none of it is true! Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
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  • The T-Rex Who Lost His Specs!

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BSBEP
    Paperback
    Meet the accident-prone T-Rex. First he loses his glasses, then he has one disaster after another: he can't tell his breakfast toast from a slipper, then he mistakes a prehistoric owl for his bath towel! A laugh-out-loud tale from legendary picture book duo Willis and Ross. Praise for Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross: "Rhyming books don't get better than Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross" The i Paper
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  • Troll Stinks!

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BKGSA
    Paperback 3 years +
    Billy Goat and his best friend Cyril are messing about with the farmer's mobile phone, taking selfies and playing games... until they discover the number for a troll. Grandpa Gruff says all trolls are bad, so Billy and Cyril decide to get their own back by sending mean messages. After all, trolls really do stink! Don't they?
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  • Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: ACAXR
    Paperback 3 years +
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    'Good morning, class. Today we are going to learn about Earth Tiggers. Earth Tiggers are made of furry material. They are available in Patterned or Plain.' In this laugh-out-loud funny book, Dr Xargle is instructing his class of small fellow aliens on the nature and habits of the earth creatures known to us as cats.
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  • Grill Pan Eddy

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AAOGU
    Paperback 3 years +
    'I'm Grill Pan Eddy! Everybody ready? Catch me if you can!' Help! There's a mouse in the house! "Grill Pan Eddy" is an irrepressible, noisy and unwanted addition to the household, and a hilarious battle of wits ensues as the family tries to get rid of him!
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  • Who's in the Loo?

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AIPBR
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    Jeanne Willis has created a witty and lively picture book that is bound to appeal to toddlers and their toilet-obsessed imaginations. With brilliant illustrations from Adrian Reynolds, who is well known for his Harry and the Dinosaur books, and an energetic rhyming text, Who's in the Loo? is a lovely read for toddlers from 1+.
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  • Project X Origins: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: What a Waste: What a Waste!

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AMHXC
    Paperback 5 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In What a Waste! Mr Big always has new things and new friends, but he is still lonely. Luckily, he meets an animal that makes him realise why he feels so sad and how he can be much happier. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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  • Speedy Monkey

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BZMRI
    Hardback
    A range of simple stories for new readers, with beautiful colour illustrations. Deep in the rainforest all is peaceful, all is calm... Until Speedy Monkey comes along! Speedy can't keep still - all day long he whoops and swoops, prances and dances. The other animals are tired of Speedy's crazy capers and long for some peace and quiet. Then danger strikes and the animals have to act fast. But where is Speedy when they need him? An energetic story about being yourself from award-winning author Jeanne Willis.
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  • Heidi

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BZJWH
    Hardback
    When five-year-old orphan Heidi is sent to live in the Swiss Alps with grumpy Grandpa, the rest of the village take pity on her. But Heidi soon discovers that her grandpa is gentle and kind behind his scowl, and she loves her new life running wild in the mountains with the goats, the flowers and her best friend Peter. That is, until Heidi is forced to move far away to the soot and smoke of Frankfurt to be the companion to an unwell girl. Will she ever return to her true home in the mountains?
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  • Don't Go There!

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BXYVS
    Hardback
    Lid up, pants down, bottom on the seat! They mustn't have toilets in outer space, because this baby Martian keeps going in the wrong place: a bird bath, a bin, an up-turned hat... Perhaps if he masters The Toilet Song, he might learn where to go.
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  • Field Trip to the Moon

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BXHDW
    Paperback
    Get ready for blast-off on an adventure to the moon! With stunning original artwork by John Hare and charming text by bestselling and award-winning author Jeanne Willis, Field Trip to the Moon is a wonderfully witty story about exploration, creativity and making friends in the most unlikely places. It's not every day you find yourself on a field trip to the moon, let alone stranded in outer space! But for one student that's exactly what happens when her curiosity separates her from the rest of her class. Why wouldn't you take the opportunity to get your crayons out, look back and draw planet Earth? Alone on the moon, she sits down to draw. But could there be an even bigger surprise when she realises she's not alone? What would someone that lived on the moon even look like? Be prepared to find out what happens when you reach out to those that are different from us and greet them with an open pack of crayons!
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  • Not Just a Book...

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BUPDY
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    A book is not just a book. It can be so many things; a hat or a a building block, a flower press or a fly-swatter! But books are so much more than that. They can make you feel, they can take you anywhere, they can make you laugh and can teach you anything you want to know. 'Rhyming books don't get better than Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross' Not Just A Book' The i Paper 'Celebrates creativity and imagination... Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross are the ideal combination for any picture book' Scotsman
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  • Frockodile

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BUPCN
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    Celebrating acceptance and being who you really are, this joyful story is about Cliff, the crocodile who wants to wear a dress. When the hyenas laugh at Cliff, he pretends he's dressing up for a play. But no play exists! Luckily his friend Freddy comes to the rescue and creates a show for Cliff to star in. But what will his dad say when he sees him? A funny story about inclusion and supporting your friends and family. Jeanne Willis is an award-winning author who has written over 150 books, including The Bog Baby, the Paddington Movie novelisation and Tadpole's Promise.
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  • Goldilocks (A Hashtag Cautionary Tale)

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: BUHEO
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    Everyone loves Goldilocks' hilarious online videos, but in her quest to get more likes, more laughs and more hits, she tries something a little more daring: stealing porridge #pipinghot, breaking chairs #fun, and using someone else's bed #sleep. What will Daddy Bear do when he sees that online? A hilarious cautionary tale for a new generation of internet-users from the prize-winning partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross, the third of its kind following Chicken Clicking and Troll Stinks.
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